Graduate Diploma of Data Science

James Cook University JCU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

This program addresses the worldwide demand for graduates who are skilled in data analytics.


24 credit points. This program can be studied 100% online or on campus with 25% of subjects studied online. Students enrolled in 100% online study will enrol in single subjects which are studied sequentially over 1.5 years. If studied on campus students must select 25% of their load to be studied online. On-campus study can be completed in a shorter timeframe than online study.


  • Data science

Standard entry requirements

  • AQF level 7 bachelor degree
  • Or 5 years or more relevant industry experience in IT or Data Science/Data Analytics
  • Or equivalent. Assumed knowledge: Maths B (or equivalent that includes algebra and elementary differential calculus) plus some background in computing, data analysis or programming.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
JCU Online Domestic: $26,400
International: $26,400
  • Online/Off-campus : 1.5
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Further information

Students must have access to computers and a reliable internet. For more information:

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