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Master of Data Science (Professional)

Unlock a world of potential with the Master of Data Science at JCU and become an authority in the roaring big-data industry. Develop innovative solutions to contemporary problems in data science and mastermind database systems, programs, models, and projects.

#1

in Queensland for median graduate salary, $92,000* *Good Universities Guide 2022, PG Science

SAS certified

The only online Master of Data Science in Australia to be SAS certified

Ignite your career

74% of graduates found full-time employment within 4 months of completion* *Good Universities Guide 2022, PG Science

Commencing

  • Online: January, March, May, July, September, November
  • Cairns: February, July

Fees

$27,440.00^

^estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load


Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Fee deferral and scholarships available if eligible

Duration

2 years full-time

or part-time equivalent

2 years, 8 months part-time for online study

Entry Requirements

AQF level 7 bachelor degree; or minimum five years relevant industry experience in IT or Data Science/Data Analytics; or equivalent

Course Code

300604

Course detail

Real stories

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    Lecturer

    Dr Kelly Trinh

    Associate Lecturer, Statistics and Data Science

    JCU Master of Data Science students develop the knowledge and skills to work with machine learning algorithms and statistical techniques widely applied in practice. Students have hands-on experience working with a range of programming languages such as Python, R, Cloud Computation (Amazon Web Services), SAS and