Graduate Diploma in Data Science (Applied)

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University of Adelaide
  • Awarded by

    University of Adelaide

  • Qualification

    Graduate Diploma + Postgraduate Unit

  • Study Mode

    Online

  • Payment Options

    FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration

    1.4 years part-time

  • Start Date

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  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Data Analyst | Data Scientist | Business Data Analyst | Database Coordinator

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  • In a Nutshell

    Data science might sound like an exclusively technological concept, but in this digital age, it shapes and affects every industry. And with a Graduate Diploma in Data Science (Applied) from the University of Adelaide, there's no limit to where your career might take you.

    Throughout this comprehensive program, you'll learn the skills, tools and techniques you need to apply data science principles in your industry, whatever it may be. You'll dive deep into data, learning everything from the basic computer science and mathematical foundations that underlie the field through to data modelling, visualisation and applications. And with the flexibility of part-time, online study, you'll be free to keep up with other work and life commitments while you grow closer to advancing your career to its next exciting level.

    Upon graduation, you'll be prepared to enter the steadily growing field of data science in a range of industries, finding yourself in high demand for your skills and knowledge. So what are you waiting for? Find out more and kickstart your new career today!

  • What You'll Need to Get In

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

    • Hold an undergraduate Bachelor's degree or equivalent in any discipline with a minimum GPA of 4.5; AND
    • Have completed SACE Stage 2 Mathematical Methods or equivalent.
  • Subject Breakdown

    In this data science program, the subjects you may study include:

    • Human and ethical factors in data science
    • Data taming, modelling, and visualisation
    • Foundations of computer science: Python A
    • Applied data science
    • Foundations of computer science: Python B
    • Applications of data science
    • Mathematical foundations of data science
    • Real data: Modern methods for finding hidden patterns
  • 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 program, you will receive a Graduate Diploma in Data Science (Applied) from the University of Adelaide.

    Graduates are prepared to pursue roles in data analysis and application, business analytics, program management or technology, and apply their newfound skills to a range of other uses in their chosen industry.

  • Career Outcomes

    Wondering where a career in it could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Potential IT career outcomes include: Database Administrator, Systems Administrator, ICT Security Administrator, Software or Applications Programmer, ICT Support Technician, ICT Test Engineer, ICT Manager, Junior Office Support, Help Desk Officer, Assistant Software Developer.

  • Let's talk price

    The full fee for this program is $30,624. Enquire now to find out more about payment options available to you. 

    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 $46,620 (2020-21 income year). 

    Find out more about government study loans here.

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

  • Hold an undergraduate Bachelor's degree or equivalent in any discipline with a minimum GPA of 4.5; AND
  • Have completed SACE Stage 2 Mathematical Methods or equivalent.

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