University of New England UNE

Graduate Diploma in Data Science

University of New England UNE

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00003G

Demand for data scientists continues to grow as organisations in industries from science to health to business and beyond seek specialists who can extract meaning and insights from rapidly expanding data streams available in today's projects there will be 12.4 percent jobs growth for data scientists over the next five years, and data science professionals with postgraduate qualifications can expect annual salaries of around $130,000.UNE's Graduate Diploma of Data Science will expand your skills so you can solve complex and challenging problems, innovate and gain competitive advantages by building intelligent systems and bringing structure to large and diverse data sets.


To qualify for the award a candidate must pass units to the value of 48 credit points including a minimum of 24 credit points at 400-level or above.


  • Introduction to Programming and the UNIX Environment
  • Database Management Systems
  • Introduction to Statistical Modelling
  • Statistical Modelling and Experimental Design
  • Introduction to Programming in The Sciences
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Operating Systems
  • Programming Paradigms
  • Web Programming
  • plus more

Standard entry requirements

You can apply for this course if you have completed a Bachelor qualification (AQF Level 7 or overseas equivalent) in any discipline.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Campus Domestic: $21,224
International: $31,600
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 4 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
UNE Armidale (main campus) Domestic: $21,224
International: $31,600
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 4 years

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