Graduate Diploma of Data Science

University of South Australia

With UniSA's Graduate Diploma in Data Science students develop current knowledge of data science techniques and research. It caters for students with a mathematics or an IT background, with courses tailored for both. Students learn to analyse and visualise rich data sources, how to spot data trends, and how to generate data management strategies. Studies also include courses in complex areas of data analytics such as predictive analytics, unsupervised methods in analytics, research methods and data visualisation.

Course Fee:

Australian: $27,900
International: $34,800

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree in Information Technology or Mathematics from a recognised higher education institution; OR completed Graduate Certificate in Data Science or equivalent from a recognised higher education institution. International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards prior to admission.


36 units of study.

Subjects you can Study:

Data Science

Study Pathways:

This graduate diploma is offered as part of a suite of three programs (graduate certificate, graduate diploma and master). Each qualification extends to the next, so students can easily transition to a master level qualification. Students receive the Graduate Certificate in Data Science if they decide to exit this qualification after having completed the first four courses.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Mawson Lakes No info Yes Part time
Mawson Lakes No info Yes Full time 1 year
The University of South Australia (UniSA) is the largest university in South Australia with over 36,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students on four urban and two regional campuses. As a prominent provider of international education in the state, the university has close working links with industry, the professions, business and government and offers more professional education programs than any university in South Australia. More than 140 undergraduate and 200 coursework and research postgraduate programs in fields including law, education, nursing, physiotherapy, pharmacy, occupational therapy, podiatry, medical radiation, human movement, commerce, business, management, computer and information science, engineering, construction management, urban and regional planning, visual arts, psychology, civil aviation, journalism, and more are offered. An integral part of a UniSA student's study program includes work in clinical and field placements, assisting with industry-based projects, and working alongside people from industry and the professions.

The Graduate Careers' Council of Australia's annual survey has consistently shown UniSA graduates recording the highest success rate in the State for employment after graduation.

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