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Build the core skills and insights to work well with data with this Graduate Certificate of Data Analytics course from Deakin University.
Designed for students with no computing background seeking a career change, and industry professionals looking to formalise existing experience with a recognised academic qualification, this course provides a strong foundation of fundamental skills and knowledge for working with data.
In this course, you'll study data analytics, security and privacy, research and development, and real world analytics. Upon course completion, you'll be prepared to work in a range of industries, or be able to choose to continue your studies in information technology or data science.
If you have a head for numbers, like problem-solving, and are good with details, a career in data science may be for you. This course helps you get there.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
English language proficiently requirements also apply.
In this data science course, the subjects you may study include:
As a student of Deakin, you’ll get support every step of the way along your learning journey!
They’ve got a range of on-campus facilities and online features to help ease the pressure of study, including on-campus childcare services, a medical centre with qualified nurses and doctors, free and confidential counselling (face-to-face or via phone) and more.
Deakin also offer advisers and resources to help develop your academic skills. Advisers are available on campus and online to help guide you in your research, assignment and study practices.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
You can also choose to study this course entirely online.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Graduate Certificate of Data Analytics from Deakin University.
This qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to seek employment in a broad range of roles with in the information technology and data industries, and in analytics roles in many other sectors. You may choose to seek employment working as a data analyst, an administrator, or in cyber security, and may work for government, not-for-profits, or in the private sector. Business across a broad range of industries seek the help of skilled data scientists.
You may also choose to use this course as a base for further study in order to advance your data career and work in advanced analytics, management or as a researcher.
This qualification will also formalise existing skills and experience with a relevant, recognised academic qualification - helping you advance your career and demonstrate your abilities.
Wondering where a career in information technology could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
The estimated fee for this course is $13,600.
Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to cover all or part of your fees. Deakin University also offers scholarships to successful applicants.
Enquire now to find a payment option that works for you!
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 $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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