Bachelor of Data Science

Western Sydney University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

Digital data plays an increasingly important role in many areas of endeavour. Extracting information from data has become a science in itself - Data Science. Graduates from many disciplines, will benefit from skills in Data Science. This course teaches a blend of skills from mathematics, statistics and computing, Graduates will know how to embark on data driven investigations, and conduct visual and computational analytics for application in their own primary discipline.


The Bachelor of Data Science is not a stand-alone degree, but is designed to be undertaken in combination with any bachelor degree. Students must have completed all requirements for another bachelors degree in order to graduate with the Bachelor of Data Science. Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 240 credit points which includes the units listed in the recommended sequence below and 160 credit points of Advanced Standing. At least 80 credit points must be completed while enrolled in the Bachelor of Data Science.


  • Data science

Standard entry requirements

At least two units of HSC English, two units of HSC science (any science) and HSC Mathematics Advanced.

Study pathways

Advanced Standing will be granted for a maximum of 160 credit points. At least 80 credit points must be completed while enrolled in the Bachelor of Data Science.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Parramatta International: $97,146
  • ATAR: 75
  • ATAR: 75
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery

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