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La Trobe University

  • 24% international / 76% domestic

Online Master of Data Science

  • Masters (Coursework)

Find solutions to society's evolving challenges with data science

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
24 months full-time
Study Mode
Domestic Fees
$64,800 total

Study locations


What you will learn

Course outcomes

When you graduate from La Trobe's online Master of Data Science, you'll be ready for roles in this rapidly growing sector with the advanced skills, knowledge, and hands-on experience in:

  • Data science Get practical experience with open-source software and platforms, including Python, R and Hadoop. Understand database fundamentals, programming languages such as Java and Python, and cloud-based services offered by Amazon, Google, IBM and Microsoft.
  • Mathematics and statistics Learn how to create complex models and use powerful tools for advanced analysis and problem-solving. Build your skills using real data sets from our industry partners and learn how to solve data challenges facing businesses and organisations.
  • Project management Learn how to manage large-scale IT projects and work in a team to develop a small-scale, industry-based system.
  • Complementary skills in other disciplines Boost your knowledge through electives in business, health sciences, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity.

Career pathways

Career outlook: step into an in-demand career

Due to rising demand, the average annual income of data science professionals with a postgraduate qualification is set to increase to more than A$130,000 in 2021-22.

Graduate outcomes

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