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Degree

Master of Data Science ( Coursework )

Course code: #SMDS

master

Degree

Master of Data Science ( Coursework )

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $36,800 AUD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PSW

    2 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

  • CRICOS Code

    092396B

Highlights
Industry Placement

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Winter-July 10-July-2022 2022-07-10
Summer-November 06-November-2022 2022-11-06
Fall-February 31-January-2023 2023-01-31
Winter-July 10-July-2023 2023-07-10

Overview

Master of Data Science

Organisations in every industry are asking big questions. With a Master of Data Science under your belt, you'll have the skills to help answer them.

Data science professionals are in high demand in today's data-driven world. 

Whether you're already working in data science or ready to make a career change, the Master of Data Science prepares you for a successful career in this exciting field.

Designed in collaboration with industry partners, this degree gives you the knowledge, skills and hands-on experience to transition from university to the workplace. 

You'll build fundamental skills in programming, databases, probability, statistics, data exploration and analysis. 

Got a particular interest in artificial intelligence, bioinformatics or sports analytics? 

This degree allows you to specialise in these areas and others, such as big data and cloud computing, business applications and data modelling and analytics.

Students need to select one specialisation below after their study commencing:

  • Artificial intelligence analytics
  • Big data and cloud computing
  • Bioinformatics
  • Business applications
  • Data modelling and analytics
  • Mathematical data science
  • Sport analytics

 

As you study, you'll have opportunities to work with the industry partners on real-world projects and take on an industry work placement. 

If your sights are set on a research career, you can choose to undertake a thesis in computer science or statistics.

Students need to select one learning pathway from the list below.

Pathway

  • Statistics thesis
  • Computer science thesis
  • Industry based learning

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$43,900

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $8,316
Accommodation 1 bed room $7,100
Tuition 1 person $36,800

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.38 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 40 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Official translations of documents in a language other than English
  • Award certificates
  • A key/guide to the grading system/s
  • Syllabus of previously-studied subjects if seeking advanced standing

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

79
12
listening
21
writing
18
speaking
13
reading

PTE

58
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) are designed for students who require English language training before commencing tertiary study in Australia.
English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (known as ELICOS) includes General English and English for further studies (English for Academic Purposes).

English for Further Studies Entry requirements

English LevelIELTSTOEFL (iBT)Pearson'sExit to
EFS 34.5 (minimum writing score 4.5)3430-
EFS 45.0 (minimum writing score 5.0)4036Foundation Studies/ Diploma of Business/Diploma of IT
EFS 55.5 (minimum writing score 5.5)5542Undergraduate degrees/Diploma of Health Sciences/Diploma of Bioscience/Diploma of Engineering/Diploma of Psychology
EFS 66.0 (minimum writing score 6.0)7550Postgraduate programs/Diploma of Media and Communications

Academic background and requirement

Completion of a three-year post-secondary qualification.

China

  • Certificate of Graduation or Graduation Diploma, 4 years full-time, from a degree-granting institution recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education.

 

India

  • 3-year Bachelor's degree awarded in pass division by a Section 1 institution
  • 3-year Bachelor's degree awarded in third or pass division by a Section 2 institution

 

Pathways:

La Trobe University's Postgraduate Enabling Program (PEP) provides a pathway into a range of La Trobe Master's courses for students who may not have the academic and/or English requirements to gain direct entry.

PEP is a La Trobe University program, which La Trobe College Australia will deliver in Melbourne and Sydney. 

This program leads to all Master's courses offered at the Sydney Campus and some Master's courses in Melbourne and Bendigo.

Career opportunities

  • Data scientist
  • Business analyst
  • Health analyst
  • Bioinformatician
  • Machine learning engineer

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