Graduate Certificate of Data Science

James Cook University (JCU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

This program allows students to extend their knowledge and skills in data analytics.


12 credit points. This program can be studied 100% online or on campus with minimum of 25% of subjects studied online. Students enrolled in 100% online study will enrol in single subjects which are studied sequentially over a 36-week period. On-campus study can be completed in a shorter timeframe than online study.


  • Data Science.

Standard entry requirements

  • Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree
  • Or 5 years or more relevant industry experience in IT or Data Science/Data Analytics
  • Or equivalent. Assumed knowledge: Maths Methods (or equivalent that includes algebra and elementary differential calculus) plus some background in computing, data analysis or programming.

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
JCU Online International: $13,200 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 9
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Cairns International: $14,480 No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 6
  • Part-time : 1 year

Further information

Computer and internet access is required. For more information:

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