The Graduate Certificate in Data Science is also an Exit Award from the Master of Information Technology


Credit points


Minimum duration

0.5 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

Approved locations

  • North Sydney

EFTSL value of units : All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

Admission 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.

Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2023 Admission.

Completion requirements

To qualify for the Graduate Certificate, a student must complete 40 cp, comprising:

  1. 40 cp from Specified Units (Part A)

Progression requirements

Students are required to follow the pattern of unit enrolment set out in the relevant Course Enrolment Guide, unless otherwise approved by the Course Coordinator. In all aspects of progression through this course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator.

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Schedule of unit offerings

Complete exactly 40 credit points from the following:

  • ITEC610Introduction to Data Science with Python10 CP
  • ITEC613Machine Learning with Scikit-Learn10 CP
  • ITEC617Modern Database Management10 CP
  • ITEC623Deep Learning and Emerging topics in Artificial Intelligence10 CP

Course map

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Course maps are subject to change. Always check your Course Enrolment Guide before you finalise your enrolment.

Commencing Semester 1

  • ITEC610Introduction to Data Science with Python10 cp
  • ITEC613Machine Learning with Scikit-Learn

    (Pre: ITEC610)

    10 cp
  • ITEC617Modern Database Management

    (Inc: ISYS617)

    10 cp
  • ITEC623Deep Learning and Emerging topics in Artificial Intelligence

    (Pre: ITEC613)

    10 cp

Prerequisites (Pre:) are other units that you must have passed before enrolling in this unit. 

Incompatibles (Inc:) are units similar to this unit. If you have previously passed an Incompatible unit, you are not able to enrol in this unit.

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