Master of Data Science

The University of Adelaide

Big data and data science is an emerging area of necessity for many fields-from science and engineering to economics and digital humanities. Our Master of Data Science explores how data is changing our world. We give you the knowledge and skills to contribute in the areas you care about. What will you do? Undertake a specialised introductory IT program in your first semester. Build core skills in programming, mathematics and data science. Learn how data science techniques can drive changes in organisations, industries and communities. Advance your abilities in chosen areas of interest. Combine and apply your learning in a significant project.par

Course Fee:

Australian: $70,000
International: $84,000

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree with GPA of 4.5 or higher; Mathematics 1B or equivalent.

Structure:

The 48-unit master's program normally takes four semesters of full-time study. However, credit in core courses to the value of 12 units on account of successful completion of the MicroMasters in Big Data with a minimum overall score of 65 per cent, is possible. As part of the 48 units, students are required to undertake a research project, deliver a public presentation and write a report on their research. The project is normally completed over two consecutive semesters.

Subjects you can Study:

Data science

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace No info No Part time 4 years
North Terrace No info No Full time 2 years

Walk in remarkable footsteps

The University of Adelaide’s international reputation for breaking new ground has been forged by a continuous stream of exceptional people. We count among our alumni five Nobel Laureates, over 140 Fulbright Scholars and more than 100 Rhodes Scholars, including Australia’s first female Indigenous recipient. The country’s first female prime minister also studied here, as did the first Australian-born professional astronaut in space.
Today, our high-achieving culture continues to attract the world’s best and brightest, including students from more than 90 countries.

Be ready for the future workforce

Although many of the jobs you could be doing in a decade’s time don’t yet exist, your best preparation for them does at the University of Adelaide. We’re constantly updating and refining our degrees to ensure that — wherever your passions lie, you’ll gain the flexible capabilities to explore every opportunity tomorrow brings.
Importantly, our degrees’ recognised quality that opens career paths everywhere. We’re ranked inside the world’s top 50 universities in four subject areas; in the top 100 for another 12, and the top 150 for 10 more.*

Learn from world-leading research

As South Australia’s only member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight (Go8) research-intensive universities, our researchers collaborate with industry, government and leading institutions around the globe to address the world’s greatest challenges.
Our research—rated 5/5 in over 40 distinct fields^ informs all our degrees. Importantly, it also generates a tangible community benefit. Our total contribution to South Australia’s economy is over $4.23 billion†.
 
* QS World University Rankings By Subject, 2019. ^ Excellence in Research for Australia, 2018. † London Economics, 2018. 
 
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