Graduate Certificate in Data Science

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

The data science industry is constantly evolving, and the specialised knowledge is used around the world every day. Understanding data is vital to the success of any business and the science behind various data sets plays an important part in decision making through evidence-based research.If you’re interested in updating your skills and staying on top of an ever-changing industry, the Graduate Certificate in Data Science will help you get there.Equip yourself with the essential professional skills and knowledge to understand and engage with a variety of data generated from diverse industries and settings.Your studies will focus on the latest industry developments, and you will acquire an understanding of data science, from the basic skills of data processing and visualisation to building sophisticated descriptive and predictive models.


40 units of core courses


  • Data Wrangling and Visualisation, Predictive Analysis, The Science of Data Interrogation, Big Data

Standard entry requirements

An AQF level 7 Bachelor degree or higher tertiary qualification OR An AQF Level 6 Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree in a cognate area plus a minimum of one year relevant experience, OR An AQF Level 5 Diploma in a cognate area plus a minimum of two years relevant experience, OR At least 5 years relevant professional experience.

Study pathways

Further study in the Master of Data Science program

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online International: $19,805 Yes
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

Fee comments

Campuses: Online.

Fees are indicative and subject to variation. Overall program fee may vary based on course selection.

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