Master of Data Science

The University of Adelaide

Entry Requirements

Bachelor degree or equivalent with a GPA of 4.5.

IELTS: Overall band score of 6.5 and Band score of 6 in all bands; TOEFL Paper-based: total score of 577 with a minimum of 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE) or Internet-based: total score of 79 with a minimum of 21 in Writing, 18 in Speaking and 13 in Reading and Listening; Pearson Test of English (Academic) overall score of 58 and Skills profile of no less than 50 in all skills; and Cambridge English-Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 176 and Individual score of 169 in all skills.

Course Details

A competitive edge in data science

Data is “the new oil” of the 21st century. Big data and data science are revolutionising many fields—from science and engineering to economics, the tech sector, and digital humanities.

Our Master of Data Science places you at the forefront of this new field.

We give you the knowledge and skills to discover patterns and generate insights from complex datasets. Our flexible program structure lets you customise your study to the areas you care about. You’ll be taught by international research leaders in data science and machine learning. Finally, you’ll apply your skills in a research project and/or data science industry internship, to launch you into your next career.

What will you do during a Master of Data Science?

Undertake a specialised introductory data science program in your first study period.

Build core skills in programming (Python, R, and Julia), mathematics and statistical data science.

Learn how data science techniques can drive changes in organisations, industries and communities.

Use data to answer questions in your chosen areas of interest.

Apply your learning in a significant research project or internship.

How will you study?

This program is able to be studied in either part-time, standard full-time or accelerated mode—enabling you to undertake your studies at a pace and level of commitment that suits you. For further information, see the Degree Structure section.

Where could a Master of Data Science take you?

You might help large or small businesses use data to make more informed decisions in the face of uncertainty. You could analyse data to forecast trends and predict risk in industry, government, or science. Perhaps you’ll come up with innovative big data management systems as a data architect. Whatever you do, you’ll be at the cutting edge of one of the most rapidly-growing fields in the workforce right now.

Professional Accreditation

The Master of Data Science is accredited by the Australian Computer Society.

Potential careers

Database Coordinator, Systems Analyst, Business Analyst, Business Consultant, Business Data Analyst, Computer Scientist, Data Analyst, Data scientist , Scientific Data Analyst, Financial Systems / Computer Analyst, Information Analyst, Information Technologist, Information and Communications Technologist

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Level of Study: Masters Degree (Coursework)

Duration: 2 years

CRICOS Course Code: 107542C

English Requirements: IELTS Score UG 6.5

Annual Tuition: AUD$51,000.00

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