Data Wrangling

  • Qualification:

    Course Unit

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    6 weeks

  • Start date:

    May & October 2019

  • Awarded by:

    Monash University

Course UnitCourse unit
Work towards a qualification one subject at a time, or complete a stand-alone course unit for personal interest or professional development. You may be eligible to receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for studying this unit.

Course Rundown

We all know horse wrangling is a thing, but did you also know it’s possible to wrangle data? If you have an IT background and are keen to get into the data scene, this single-unit Data Wrangling course from Monash Online could be for you.

Throughout this course, you’ll discover the tools and techniques used in data wrangling, which refers to the transformation of raw data into a more readily usable format. Over six weeks of study, you’ll learn how to prepare data for analysis through cleansing and pre-processing. Using the Python programming language and the Pandas environment, you’ll be parsing, assessing and integrating data, resolving data quality issues, and documenting the wrangling process.

Delivered entirely online, this course is comprised of online group sessions to accompany personal study. Successful completion offers plenty of possibilities, from a new focus in your career to the potential for further study.


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

  • Have completed the single course unit, Programming Foundations in Python.

What You’ll Learn

This is a single-unit course and may be used toward credit for future studies in data science.

Why study with Monash University?

Monash University offers its students a unique learning opportunity with their 100% online courses. Receive a premier experience with their personalised and interactive online courses in health, psychology and technology.

Undertake an online course and receive full access to instructors, fellow students, and dedicated tools including discussion forums and live video chat. With over 280,000 graduates and a ranking in the top 1% of the world’s universities (Times Higher Education Learning 2016-’17), Monash University is widely recognised and renowned as innovators of education.

Student Support

As a student of Monash Online, you’ll be able to access their study planner tool, which will aid you with your time management and act as your personalised study timetable.

Their simple to navigate online courses makes online learning as seamless as possible, plus you'll have a personal Student Success Advisor to guide you throughout your learning journey.

Exchange ideas, receive feedback and generate opportunities by connecting with instructors and peers in real time.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be conversant in the processes involved in preparing raw data to be effectively analysed.

Successful completion of this unit can be used as credit toward a full qualification.*

*Subject to course entry requirements

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

The fee for this course unit is $4,062.50