James Cook University JCU

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 course is available online only. Students enrol in single subjects which are studied sequentially over 16 months.


  • Data science

Standard entry requirements

  • Completion of an 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 Methods (or equivalent that includes algebra and elementary differential calculus) plus some background in computing, data analysis or programming.

Study pathways

Successful completion of the Graduate Diploma of Data Science may lead to credit towards the Master of Data Science.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Online Domestic: $27,440
International: $27,440
  • Online/Off-campus : 16

Further information

Students must have access to computers and a reliable internet. For more information: https://www.jcu.edu.au/courses-and-study

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