The University of Melbourne

Graduate Diploma in Data Science

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

Through this course you’ll develop fundamental skills in both computer science and statistics, so you can keep pace with the rapidly changing demands of a data-driven job market – and world. You’ll be shown how to use statistical tools, techniques and methods along with in-depth analysis and evaluation, learning to solve real-world problems in the data realm.


The Graduate Diploma in Data Science is a 100-point course, made up of:Core statistics subjects (50 points)Core computer science subjects (50 points).


  • Data Science

Standard entry requirements

An undergraduate degree in any discipline, andThe following subjects (or their equivalents):MAST10006 Calculus 2MAST10007 Linear Algebra.

Study pathways

When you successfully complete the Graduate Diploma, you can supercharge your qualification by enrolling in the Master of Data Science (subject to meeting the requirements). You'll receive course credit, meaning that you can complete both the Graduate Diploma and the Master of Data Science in just 2.5 years.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Parkville Domestic: $37,984
International: $48,832
  • Full-time : 1 year

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