Graduate Diploma of Applied Data Analytics

Australian National University (ANU)

Both government and industry in general face a current and future challenge in recruiting, developing and retaining workforce with skills in data analytics as applied to high-quality, data-informed decision-making. This program is intended for students who wish to acquire a broad skills base in applied data analytics covering computing, social science, and statistical topics. The program is design to provide student with exposure to best practice in data analytics and cutting edge courses in areas of relevance to data analytics practitioners.

Course Fee:

Australian: $30,720
International: $43,680

Entry Requirements:

Approved Honours or Bachelor degree plus one year of work experience, or international equivalent with a GPA of 4 in any discipline from a recognised university.


48 units

Subjects you can Study:

Computing; Social science; Statistics

Study Pathways:

Applicants who have completed a degree in a cognate discipline may be eligible to receive credit towards their degree. Cognate areas include: Physics, Statistics, Finance, Actuarial Studies, Computer Science, Information Technology, Criminology, Sociology, Political Science, Psychology, Epidemiology/Public Health, Anthropology, and Demography/Population Studies.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info No Part time 2 years
Canberra No info No Full time 1 year
ANU was set up in 1946 as the national research institution by the Australian Parliament to enhance the economic, social cultural and intellectual development of the nation. Part of the Group of Eight, ANU is recognised as one of Australia's leading universities for education and is the only Australian member of the International Alliance of Research Universities.

Students at ANU engage with leading minds and learn from world-class researchers, with six Nobel Prize winners and two Australian prime ministers among its staff and Alumni. With over 170 partner universities across 37 countries, students have the opportunity to make global connections by going on an exchange, undertaking an internship or participating in fieldwork.

ANU has a mix of undergraduate, postgraduate and research students, many of whom live in University residences. International students come mainly from Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Singapore and the USA, with significant numbers also coming from Europe, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Thailand.

The campus is located in the centre of the nation's capital, Canberra. Canberra is a university city and home to many national institutions. Offering a cosmopolitan lifestyle, the city has a high concentration of national museums and galleries, as well as cafes and restaurants. For the active, the capital is etched with bike paths and walking trails, and is surrounded by stunning Australian landscape. Facilities on campus include a wide range of student accommodation, modern laboratories and teaching facilities, five main libraries, medical services, sporting fields, gym, food vans and cafes.

The University provides specialised services to assist students, including a tailored orientation program, Counselling and Health Service, Academic Skills and Learning Centre, Disability Services and the Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre. There are also many student clubs and societies for a diverse range of sporting, social and other interests.

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

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