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Degree

Master of Data Science (Coursework)

Course code: #LMDS

master

Degree

Master of Data Science (Coursework)

Quick facts

  • Annual tuition (2022)

    $36,600 AUD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

  • CRICOS Code

    081832M

Highlights
Capstone Project

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 31-January-2023 2023-01-31
Winter-July 30-June-2023 2023-06-30
Fall-February 31-January-2024 2024-01-31
Winter-July 31-July-2024 2024-07-31

Overview

Master of Data Science

This postgraduate degree at the University of South Australia is offered as part of a suite of three programs (graduate certificate, graduate diploma and master's). 

Each qualification extends to the next, so you can easily transition to a master-level qualification.

You will start by developing foundation skills in data and statistics, and then in the second year, you will study advanced skills in analytics. 

This will include courses such as:

  • Predictive Analytics
  • Unsupervised Methods in Analytics
  • Research Methods
  • Data Visualisation
  • Customer Analytics in Large Organisations
  • Advanced Analytic Techniques 1 & 2
  • Social Media Data Analytics

You’ll finish your degree with a professional project where you’ll work in a structured project team, getting practical experience in modern data science techniques and practices.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$41,800

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $11,136
Accommodation 1 bed room $5,200
Tuition 1 person $36,600

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.38 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 40 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  • Academic transcripts/results
  • Graduation/completion certificates
  • Original language and official English language translations for all documents not in English
  • IELTS or other English language test results (if applicable)
  • Personal details and signature page of your passport and/or a visa grant letter (if applicable)
  • Syllabus/detailed course outlines if you require a credit assessment

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
-
listening
6
writing
-
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

79
-
listening
18
writing
-
speaking
18
reading

PTE

58
-
listening
50
writing
-
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

177
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

The CELUSA Academic English (AE) program is for students looking to develop their skills to meet the English language admission requirements necessary for academic study at the University of South Australia.

CELUSA recommends an intense language course of at least 10 weeks will help develop the skills to lift your IELTS score by half a band score. 

LevelEntry requirementsDuration
ElementaryIELTS 3.5 or equivalent10 weeks
Level 1IELTS 4.0 or equivalent10 weeks
Level 2IELTS 4.5 or equivalent10 weeks
Level 3IELTS 5.0 or equivalent10 weeks
Level 4IELTS 5.5 or equivalent10 weeks
Level 5IELTS 6.0 or equivalent10 weeks
Level 6IELTS 6.5 or equivalent10 weeks

Academic background and requirement

Applicants to the Master of Data Science will normally have the following:

  • a Bachelor's degree or equivalent from a recognised higher education institution with a minimum of one year of full-time study in Mathematics or Information Technology or Data Science or a combination thereof; OR
  • a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Data Science or equivalent from a recognised higher education institution.

Career opportunities

  • Statistician
  • Data Modeller
  • Data Architect

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