There is a significant and ongoing growth in the demand for Data Scientists globally. Data Science is an exciting new area of study that is applicable in a large number of industry sectors such as health, energy, finance, manufacturing, as well as in government. The Data Science program at The University of Queensland will be the first in Australia to offer an advanced level of computing, statistics, mathematics and business knowledge applied in industry, government, social and scientific contexts and balanced with essential attributes relevant to data science including the ethical use of data, legal considerations for data science, business communication, hands-on experience with relevant big data tools and technologies, and creative and disruptive thinking applied to complex problems. Graduates from this program will be well-equipped to tackle complex data science challenges and play a leading role in the future development of data science solutions globally.

Course Fee:

Australian: $82,810
International: $84,352

Entry Requirements:

24 units: Degree equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree (which includes significant computer science, statistics and mathematics content) with a GPA of at least 5.0 on a 7 point scale. 32 units: Degree equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree in a relevant field with a GPA of at least 5.0 on a 7 point scale. Applicants are encouraged to provide a CV which details any experience working with data.

Structure:

24 units or 32 units

Subjects you can Study:

Data science

Study Pathways:

Graduates may go on to complete further studies in coursework and research programs.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
St Lucia No info Yes Full time 2 years
St Lucia No info Yes Part time 4 years
For more than a century, The University of Queensland (UQ) has maintained a global reputation for delivering knowledge leadership for a better world. At UQ, our aim is simple: to create change in our students so they can create change in the world.

Our students have access to the latest and most advanced disciplinary knowledge as a result of UQ research informing our programs. With international learning opportunities, partnerships that provide support and industry insight, and inspirational teaching staff who have won more national teaching awards than any other university in Australia, you’ll learn from the best.

The UQ student experience also provides a foundation for success far beyond graduation. We offer a balance of support, structure and flexibility while preparing our students to compete in today’s rapidly evolving workplace. You’ll study in good company with our 51,000+ current students, including 13,300+ international students from 141 countries, who contribute to a diverse, inclusive community across UQ’s three beautiful campuses at St Lucia, Herston and Gatton in South-East Queensland.

UQ’s research has global impact, delivered by an interdisciplinary research community of more than 1500 researchers at eight research institutes and 100+ research centres. The most prestigious and widely-recognised independent rankings of world universities consistently place UQ among the top global universities in both research and teaching.

Visit future-students.uq.edu.au to learn more.

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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