La Trobe University

Graduate Certificate in Data Science Fundamentals

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

Learn the secret language of data - and advance your career. The way we understand the world is rapidly changing. Experts who can make sense of big data have the power to transform industries and create immense value for businesses and society. With very strong job growth for data scientists in Australia, there's never been a better time to invest in your future. Every data scientist must become a master of mathematics, modelling and database design. With La Trobe's Graduate Certificate in Data Science Fundamentals, you'll take your first big steps towards this important goal. Gain valuable skills and knowledge, learn from industry experts and build your professional networks. Whether you have existing experience in data science or not, this course is your pathway to start or progress your career in this exciting domain.


To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate in Data Science Fundamentals students must complete 60 credit points consisting of: 60 core credit points

Standard entry requirements

  • Postgraduate: Prerequisites - Undergraduate requirements - Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).
  • International: IELTS - 6.5 < 6.0 (PG minimum) - 6.5 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.
  • Note: This course may be subject to alternative or extra entry requirements depending on your life circumstances and/or work experience. For the complete entry requirements, please search for your course on the La Trobe website:

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