University of Newcastle

Bachelor of Data Science / Bachelor of Computer Science

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

Data is everywhere and is exponentially growing in its creation. Data Scientists create and use various tools and frameworks in order to analyse for patterns in data, then communicate their findings to others. Computer science is fundamental to many everyday technologies like mobile phones, learning systems, online shopping, navigation systems, social media, computer games and programmable appliances. The Bachelor of Data Science/Bachelor of Computer Science produces innovative and resourceful computer scientists who are experts at data wrangling and visualisation, programming, data security, and complex problem solving.


  • The Bachelor of Data Science/Bachelor of Computer Science requires students to pass courses totalling 320 units, as follows: 260 units of Core courses 10 unit
  • Directed course 10 units of Electives
  • 40 units of Major courses.


  • Computer Systems and Robotics
  • Cyber Security
  • Software Development
  • Data Science

Standard entry requirements

HSC ATAR or equivalent

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Callaghan International: $151,720
  • ATAR: 70.00
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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