Bachelor of Data Science and Analytics

University of Wollongong

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00102E

Develop strong mathematical, statistical and computing skills when you study data science and analytics at UOW. You will build your communication and consulting skills to pursue careers across a wide range of data-driven industries. How do you design, organise, manage and manipulate databases? What skills are needed in the workplaces of the future? On completion, you will be able to answer these questions and more as you learn to analyse and extract data insights and communicate these findings to a range of audiences.


To qualify for award of the degree of Bachelor of Data Science and Analytics, complete 144 credit points and satisfy all course requirements for the degree outlined in the course structure below:The Personal Academic Mentoring (PAM) service run by the School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics (SMAS) provides one on one advice tailored to each student’s particular case. Every student is automatically enrolled in the PAM program. Students may additionally consult with the Academic Program Director directly to help in planning out their program of study.


  • Big data mining and management
  • Computer science
  • data analytics and visualisation
  • database performance
  • mathematics
  • statistics

Standard entry requirements

DOMESTIC STUDENTS - ATAR-BASED ADMISSION OPTIONS Guaranteed entry selection ranks Entry to this course can be gained with: Minimum ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank) International Baccalaureate (IB) Interstate equivalent (such as the Victorian ENTER or Queensland OP) Results in an overseas qualification deemed equivalent to Australian year 12 The minimum score for guaranteed entry (or for consideration if this course has limited places) is an ATAR-Selection Rank of 75 or an IB of 26. This includes the effect of adjustment factors. Adjustment factors, such as the subjects you are studying, the area in which you live or equity and access schemes, are taken into consideration and these will be combined with your ATAR to adjust your selection rank and make it higher than your ATAR. These adjustments used to be called bonus points. Find out more about UOW adjustment factors here: PREREQUISITE SUBJECTS All applicants must have studied the equivalent of Mathematics Advanced or higher at year 12 level. ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE AND RECOMMENDED STUDIES The University assumes students will have studied Mathematics Advanced and 2 units of English. Ideally, students will have studied Mathematics Extension 1. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Applicants need to have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia. In order to succeed in your chosen course, it is assumed you have completed relevant subjects in your senior high school studies or other relevant qualifications. This is particularly important for degrees which have a strong basis in Mathematics or Science.


Students who complete an Applied Statistics program in the Bachelor of Data Science and Analytics are eligible for Graduate Statistician accreditation by the Statistical Society of Australia.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Wollongong International: $110,016 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Wollongong.

Total course tuition fees shown are indicative, and are based on normal course length and progression. These fees are subject to change from year to year.

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