Graduate Certificate in Data Science

Graduate Certificate in Data Science

Gain a recognised qualification in a rapidly growing technology field with this Graduate Certificate in Data Science from Deakin University. 

Through this course, you'll understand the theory, methodologies, techniques and tools of modern data science and the ability to confidently work with any type of data, to identify trends, make predictions, draw conclusions, drive innovations, make decisions, and to share information that influences people.

With the flexibility of part-time study (online or on campus), 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.

So if you're a natural problem-solver seeking a contemporary, cutting-edge and challenging new career in a rapidly expanding area, this course is your next career step.

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  • Qualification:
    Graduate Certificate
  • Study mode:
    Online
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  • Payment options:
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  • Duration:
    One-year part-time
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    Deakin University
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Course Rundown

Gain a recognised qualification in a rapidly growing technology field with this Graduate Certificate in Data Science from Deakin University. 

Through this course, you’ll understand the theory, methodologies, techniques and tools of modern data science and the ability to confidently work with any type of data, to identify trends, make predictions, draw conclusions, drive innovations, make decisions, and to share information that influences people.

With the flexibility of part-time study (online or on campus), 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.

So if you’re a natural problem-solver seeking a contemporary, cutting-edge and challenging new career in a rapidly expanding area, this course is your next career step.

Eligibility

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

  • Bachelor's degree (AQF7) in a related discipline; OR
  • 2 years relevant work experience; OR
  • Graduate Certificate of Data Analytics (or equivalent); OR
  • Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.

All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. 

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

  • Academic Integrity
  • Modern Data Science
  • Descriptive Analytics and Visualisation
  • Machine Learning
  • Statistical Data Analysis 

Established in 1974 as Australia’s first regional university in Victoria, Deakin University has consistently raised the bar in delivering quality tertiary education with a focus on excellent teaching and research.

The multi-award winning education provider teaches over 53,000 students a year, offering renowned courses that integrate real-world expertise and practical skills. Get recognised with Deakin in a range of industries, including nutrition, sports management, property management, law, business and more. Plus, they’ve have ranked in the top 2% by the acclaimed Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

As a student of Deakin, you’ll get support every step of the way along your learning journey!

They’ve got a range of on-campus facilities and online features to help ease the pressure of study, including on-campus childcare services, a medical centre with qualified nurses and doctors, free and confidential counselling (face-to-face or via phone) and more.

Deakin also offer advisers and resources to help develop your academic skills. Advisers are available on campus and online to help guide you in your research, assignment and study practices.

Campus Locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

Victoria: Melbourne Burwood

You can also choose to study this course entirely online.

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Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Graduate Certificate in Data Science from Deakin University. 

This course will build essential skills in data analytics, enabling you to discover insights and support decision making across a range of industries.

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 - there's no limit to where your career might take you.

How Much Will It Cost?

The full fee for this course is $14,200. 

Eligible students may be able to receive a government study loan through FEE-HELP.

 
FEE-HELPYou 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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