La Trobe University

Graduate Diploma in Data Science

La Trobe University

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

Are you ready to take on big data? Now, more than ever, the world is demanding clever solutions to society's evolving problems. Employers from a range of sectors - from science to finance - are searching for intelligent minds who understand data science and can also apply their knowledge of their industries. We've carefully designed our Graduate Diploma of Data Science to give you a solid foundation in computer science, statistics and applied data analysis. You'll learn using real data sets from our industry partners, so you can be sure you're learning up-to-date skills. You'll get practical experience with open-source software and platforms, including Python, R, and Hadoop. You'll learn: Database fundamentals Delve into how databases function across both hardware and software systems. Learn how data storage and retrieval, communications, networking, security and information systems are critical to our everyday lives.


Students must complete a total of 120 credit points across 1 year.

Standard entry requirements

Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online International: $32,400 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

Fee comments

Campuses: Online.

Your course fees will depend on the subjects you choose to study: each subject has its own costs. The total course fee may vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and your approved Credit for Prior Learning. Fees correct Tuesday, Feb 28 2023

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