University of South Australia (UniSA)

Master of Data Science (LMDS)

University of South Australia (UniSA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00121B

The Master of Data Science gives students current knowledge of data science techniques and research. It caters for students with a mathematics or IT background, with courses tailored for both. Students learn to analyse and visualise rich data sources, how to spot data trends, and to generate data management strategies. The coursework has been designed with industry including the Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia and the leader in business analytics software - SAS. Students also benefit from UniSA's lead role in the $88 million Data to Decisions Cooperative Research Centre.


72 units..


  • Data Science

Standard entry requirements

  • Applicants to the Master of Data Science will normally have: a Bachelor degree or equivalent from a recognised higher education institution with a minimum of one year of full-time study in Mathematics or Information Technology or Data Science or a combination thereof
  • OR a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Data Science or equivalent from a recognised higher education institution.

Study pathways

This postgraduate degree is offered as part of a suite of three programs (graduate certificate, graduate diploma and master). Students who decide to exit this degree having completed the first four courses will receive the Graduate Certificate in Data Science and after completing the first eight courses will receive the Graduate Diploma in Data Science.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Mawson Lakes International: $73,200 No
  • Full-time : 2 years

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