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University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

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Graduate Diploma of Science (Applied Data Science)

  • Graduate Diploma

The Graduate Diploma of Science (Applied Data Science) aims to prepare graduates to work in the relatively new and diverse field of Data Science aka ‘Big Data’.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$9,352 per year / $9,352 total

About this course

The Graduate Diploma of Science (Applied Data Science) aims to prepare graduates to work in the relatively new and diverse field of Data Science aka ‘Big Data’. Big data focuses on understanding and overcoming the challenges associated with capturing, storing, transferring, searching, sorting out and interpreting large amounts of data in an increasingly technologically reliant world.  With continual advances in technology, skills in this field are a vital to the world of modern day data intelligence.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements 3-year Bachelor degree from an Australian university or equivalent. or equivalent professional work experience, as determined through the Credit and Exemption procedure. English Language Requirements You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6. 5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program. We can help
Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Toowoomba

How to apply

How to apply Apply with USQ Closing dates Applying directly to USQ: Semester 2, 2019 - applications close Monday 1 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 15 July 2019.Semester 1, 2020 - applications close Friday 28 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 24 February 2020. Credit for previous study or work experience You may be eligible for credit if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Computing & Information Systems courses at University of Southern Queensland (USQ).
83.9%
Overall satisfaction
84.2%
Skill scale
65.7%
Teaching scale