The rapid growth of the data science field, and the increased industry demand for data scientists who are able to uncover the value in the data, is opening up opportunities in Australia and around the world. The JCU Online Master of Data Science is designed to put professionals who recognise the power of data and numbers ahead of the pack.
Delivered by leading experts with a deep knowledge of contemporary data theory and real-world industry experience, this online data science Masters degree provides the foundation you need to make the most of a wealth of opportunities in an increasingly data-driven world, and progress your career.
This data science course is 100% online. So you can study whenever your schedule allows, wherever you need to be.
You will study up to 12 online subjects, depending on your entry point and recognition of prior learning. There are six subjects offered each year. Study periods are seven weeks long, with new subjects starting every second month.
You'll gain expert skills in programming languages including Python and R, professional capability in visualisation tools such as SAS and Tableau, software development platforms like R-Studio and Jupyter and experience on cloud computing platforms including Amazon Web Services.
An interdisciplinary approach means you'll acquire relevant knowledge from across the mathematics, information technology and business domains, delivered by experts in research, academia, business and of course, data science. This varied approach delivers a flexible knowledge base and skillset, adding weight to employability.
Want more details about these subjects? Find out more from our course guide.
JCU recognises the value of past study and real-world experience. Exemptions or credits for elective subjects will be considered on a case-by-case basis, upon submission of verifiable supporting documentation.
Contact a JCU Enrolment Advisor to discuss your circumstances and develop a tailored program of study.