Master of Data Science (Professional)

James Cook University (JCU)

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

This program addresses the worldwide demand for graduates who are skilled in data analytics. Capstone projects and an extra masterclass will help build a career-ready portfolio, contextualise acquired knowledge, and help students gain experience in solving real-world problems.


48 credit points by coursework. Students studying on-campus will study up to 25% of this course online. Students studying online will enrol in single subjects which are studied sequentially over 2.75 years.


  • 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
Cairns International: $64,560 No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 2
  • Part-time : 2
JCU Online International: $64,560 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 32
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time
  • Part-time

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