What will I learn?

Designed for professionals with some experience in data visualisation, this micro-credential focuses on data driven storytelling. Explore how visualisation techniques and new developments in hardware and software can support narrative data visualisation.

About this micro-credential

In this micro-credential, participants learn to develop data visualisations that support the creation and presentation of data driven stories. You will consider approaches to narrative development and how interactive data visualisation techniques can enable users to explore data within the context of a broader narrative arc.

The potential of technologies such as real-time 3D game engines and new audio-visual hardware to support innovative forms of collaborative and immersive visualisations are also explored.

Key benefits of this micro-credential

A focused primer on the latest approaches in data visualisation – learn to se data visualisation to tell stories and support narrative presentations.
Develop your understanding of key techniques and concepts along with hands-on activities and case studies to visualize real data sets and compare approaches.
Complete as a self-contained stand-alone program, or combine this with other micro-credentials to stack towards future awards study with UTS.

This micro-credential may qualify for recognition of prior learning at this and other institutions.

Who should do this micro-credential?

This micro-credential is suitable for data visualisation professionals who have some formal or informal experience or training in data visualisation, equivalent to the learning outcomes of the Data Visualisation Foundations and Advanced Data Visualisation micro-credentials.

UTS micro-credentials are developed for professionals with a capacity to undertake postgraduate tertiary education.

Course learning objectives

Upon successful completion of this micro-credential, participants will be able to design and create data visualisations that facilitate the discovery and presentation of data-driven stories.

Study options

Online/Distance (10 weeks)

Tuition fees
Full price: AUD $1,595 (GST-free)

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

To be confirmed

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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