Graduate Certificate in Data Science (Applied)

University of Adelaide
University of Adelaide
  • Awarded by

    University of Adelaide

  • Qualification

    Graduate Certificate + Postgraduate Unit

  • Study Mode

    Online

  • Payment Options

    FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration

    7 months

  • Start Date

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  • Course Fee

    Price may vary Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Data Analyst | Business Analyst | Data Scientist | Business Intelligence Analyst | View all

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Last modified: 23 Apr 2020

In a Nutshell

Are you passionate about data and technology, but unsure how to start your career in the data science sector? Look no further than the Graduate Certificate in Data Science (Applied) from the University of Adelaide – the first step on your journey to becoming a fully fledged data scientist!

This online Graduate Certificate incorporates the first four courses of the full Master of Data Science (Applied) program. You'll be learning from the best: expert educators who are at the top of their fields in big data, machine learning and data-based business decision-making.

Once you graduate from this course, you'll be free to seek out data science career opportunities, continue on to the Graduate Diploma or full Master's degree, or both. So why wait? Take the first step on your new career path and break into the world of big data today!

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    Questions?

    To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

    • Have completed a Bachelor degree or equivalent in any discipline with a minimum GPA of 4.5 (7.0 GPA scale).

    The Graduate Certificate in Data Science (Applied) is an alternative entry for students who cannot meet the Maths entry requirement of the Graduate Diploma of Data Science (Applied) and Masters of Data Science (Applied).  The University of Adelaide has developed MathTrackX, a course which you can study alongside the Graduate Certificate which will allow you to grasp the basic concepts of Maths needed for the Graduate Diploma and Masters course. Upon successful completion of MathTrackX you will be able to move into the Graduate Diploma and Masters of Data Science (Applied) carousels.

    Questions?
  • Subject Breakdown

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    In this information technology course, the subjects you may study include:

    • Human and ethical factors in computer science
    • Data taming, modelling and visualisation
    • Foundations of Computer Science: Python A
    • Applied Data Science
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  • Why University of Adelaide ?

    As South Australia’s leading university, part of the top 1% of universities worldwide, and one of Australia’s elite Group of Eight Universities, you can trust that when you study with the University of Adelaide, you’ll be one step ahead of the pack. Study a postgraduate course online and enjoy a flexible learning experience that allows you to study while you work and at a pace that’s convenient for you. Go on, take the next step in your career and excel with a highly regarded course from the University of Adelaide.

    Studying online doesn’t mean studying alone! When you log on and learn with the University of Adelaide, you’ll be supported every step of the way.

    The University of Adelaide has developed Student Life Counselling Support and a University Crisis Line, especially for online students. They are confidential and a free service available to all enrolled students to help overcome issues impacting their life and study.

Where Will This Course Take You?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Graduate Certificate in Data Science (Applied) from the University of Adelaide.

Graduates are prepared to seek a variety of entry-level to intermediate data science roles, and/or continue their studies by articulating into the Graduate Diploma in Data Science (Applied) or the full Master of Data Science (Applied) program.

Wondering where a career in information technology could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

Let's Talk Price

The full cost of this course is $15,312 (or $3,828 per course unit). Students may pay fees upfront; alternatively, Australian citizens are eligible for a HELP loan.

To utilise a HELP loan, students must be enrolled by the enrolment deadline (census), and have not reached the HELP loan limit. Once offered a place in the program, you will be able to apply for a HELP loan as a part of the enrolment process.

FEE-HELP

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $45,881 (2019-20 income year). 

Find out more about government study loans here.

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To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Have completed a Bachelor degree or equivalent in any discipline with a minimum GPA of 4.5 (7.0 GPA scale).

The Graduate Certificate in Data Science (Applied) is an alternative entry for students who cannot meet the Maths entry requirement of the Graduate Diploma of Data Science (Applied) and Masters of Data Science (Applied).  The University of Adelaide has developed MathTrackX, a course which you can study alongside the Graduate Certificate which will allow you to grasp the basic concepts of Maths needed for the Graduate Diploma and Masters course. Upon successful completion of MathTrackX you will be able to move into the Graduate Diploma and Masters of Data Science (Applied) carousels.

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