Graduate Diploma of Data Science (Internet of Things)

Graduate Diploma of Data Science (Internet of Things)

Gain a recognised qualification in a rapidly growing technology field with this online Graduate Diploma of Data Science (Internet of Things) course from James Cook University Online.

The Internet of Things (IoT) connects the fabric of the world through improved human-machine interactions, enhanced data management and analytics. This is driving smarter, more informed decisions for businesses, industries and governments. The Boston Consulting Group expects this field to grow at a rate of more than 30 per cent per year, which means unprecedented employment demand for qualified specialists.

This course will help you carve out a career in this booming field by giving you the skills to design end-to-end IoT ecosystems, integrate AI with IoT into an analytics pipeline, collect relevant data and enable the analysis of the data to inform and drive more effective and insightful strategies for businesses and governments. 

Designed for students with no prior experience in IoT, this course builds on your existing study or experience in data science and information technology. You’ll complete this course with a deep understanding of contemporary IoT knowledge, work-ready research skills, and connections to real-work business opportunities.

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 Diploma
  • Study mode:
    Online
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    16 months part-time
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    James Cook University Online
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
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Gain a recognised qualification in a rapidly growing technology field with this online Graduate Diploma of Data Science (Internet of Things) course from James Cook University Online.

The Internet of Things (IoT) connects the fabric of the world through improved human-machine interactions, enhanced data management and analytics. This is driving smarter, more informed decisions for businesses, industries and governments. The Boston Consulting Group expects this field to grow at a rate of more than 30 per cent per year, which means unprecedented employment demand for qualified specialists.

This course will help you carve out a career in this booming field by giving you the skills to design end-to-end IoT ecosystems, integrate AI with IoT into an analytics pipeline, collect relevant data and enable the analysis of the data to inform and drive more effective and insightful strategies for businesses and governments. 

Designed for students with no prior experience in IoT, this course builds on your existing study or experience in data science and information technology. You’ll complete this course with a deep understanding of contemporary IoT knowledge, work-ready research skills, and connections to real-work business opportunities.

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:

  • Hold a bachelor's degree, plus high school intermediate level mathematics (basic algebra and differential calculus), or have at least five years of relevant work experience; OR
  • Hold a bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline (mathematics, statistics, physics, IT, computer science, engineering); or a Graduate Certificate of Data Science.

Applicants must meet English language proficiency requirements. James Cook University offers mathematics subjects available online prior to applications for students who do not currently meet the mathematical entry requirement level.

In this information technology course, the subjects you may study include:

  • Foundations for data science
  • Database systems
  • IoT communications systems
  • Statistical methods for data science
  • IoT edge devices
  • Introduction to data mining
  • Data visualisation
  • IoT security and cloud computing 

Study when it suits you, receive personal academic support and make your CV shine with a qualification from an internationally recognised university.

With a reputation for excellence in teaching and research, we know the value of a world-class education: our students graduate to become leaders in their fields and their communities. What’s more, JCU has been awarded five stars for graduate job success for six years running by The Good
Universities Guide.

Through our postgraduate courses, we aim to empower professionals to have a positive impact and make their lives matter. Enrol and gain the skills to build your brighter future, today.

When you study with JCU Online, you can be sure that you will receive the best possible guidance and assistance to help you achieve your goals.

In addition to the academic and student networks you’ll develop, you will be introduced to your Student Success Advisor upon enrolment. They provide access to useful resources, dedicated
guidance and motivation throughout your study journey.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Graduate Diploma of Data Science (Internet of Things).

Businesses are demanding professionals with provable IoT skills in Computer Network and Systems Engineering, Program Development, Software and Applications Programming, Engineering Management, and more. This qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to seek work in the rapidly expanding Internet of Things (IoT) sector. You will graduate with the advanced skills and contemporary knowledge to play a leading role in an exciting, expanding new technology field.

A Graduate Diploma in Data Science (IoT) from JCU helps you carve out a career in this booming field by giving you the skills to:

  • Design end-to-end IoT ecosystems
  • Integrate AI with IoT into an analytics pipeline
  • Collect and analyse data to inform and drive effective and insightful strategies for businesses
    and government

With this qualification, you may choose to seek employment both at home and overseas in roles including working as an IoT solutions specialist, an IoT Database Administrator, an IoT Data Scientist or as a Systems Analyst. You'll graduate with the advanced skills and contemporary knowledge to play a leading role in an exciting, expanding new technology field.

Curious about where a career in data science could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

The total cost for this course is $3,300 per subject or $26,400.

FEE-HELP study loans are available to eligible students. Please contact James Cook University for more information.

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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