Graduate Certificate in Data Science

Course information for - 2021 entry

Offered at 2 locations

Study mode
Attendance
Duration
0.5 year full-time or equivalent part-time
Fees (first year)*

$14000 Fee-Paying

Start dates
Semester 1 - Applications closed , Semester 2 - Not on offer

Overview

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The Graduate Certificate in Data Science lays the foundation for developing the knowledge and skills to design, implement and administer large-scale database solutions for organisations, while preserving data privacy and security. You will be ready to advance your career through a postgraduate award that leads to enhanced professional recognition and marketability.

The Graduate Certificate in Data Science articulates into the Master of Information Technology.

Course details

Course structure

To complete the Graduate Certificate in Data Science , a student must complete 40 credit points (cp).

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AQF framework

Graduate Certificate - AQF Level 8

Entry requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites:

  1. Equivalent of an Australian Bachelor’s degree in any discipline; or
  2. At least two years’ industry experience in a relevant role.

International students need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

Inherent requirement

There are essential components of a course or unit that demonstrate the capabilities, knowledge and skills to achieve the core learning outcomes of that course or unit. You will need to be able to meet these inherent requirements to complete your course.

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Pathways

Further study

The Graduate Certificate in Data Science articulates into the Master of Information Technology.

Fees

Course costs

Average first year fee*

$14000 Fee-Paying

All costs are calculated using current rates and are based on a full-time study load of 40 credit points (normally 4 units) per semester.

A student’s annual fee may vary in accordance with:

  • the number of units studied per semester;
  • the choice of major or specialisation; and
  • elective units.

The University reviews fees annually.

Payment options

You should be able to concentrate on getting good marks instead of worrying about how you’ll pay your fees. We have a number of options that can help you ease the financial burden, including government assistance, scholarships and income support.

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Scholarships

You could be eligible for one of the hundreds of scholarships we award each year to help students from across the university with the cost of studying, accommodation or overseas study opportunities. Some of our scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit, but these aren’t just for the academically gifted; ACU also recognises excellence in community engagement and leadership. We also offer a range of scholarships for those who may be struggling financially or who have faced other barriers to accessing education.

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How to apply

Deferment

Deferment is available for one year. Find out more about deferment.

 

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