What will I learn?

In the world of tomorrow, data skills will be essential, no matter what other qualifications you may have.

Western’s new Bachelor of Data Science is one of a kind. It’s unique because it can only be studied in conjunction with another degree – giving you an added advantage in a competitive environment.

Emerge with a thorough understanding of mathematics, statistics and computing. Find out how to embark on data-driven investigations, and conduct visual and computational analytics.

Learn how to decipher large volumes of data, uncover trends, analyse your findings, and gain a deeper insight into their true meaning.

Blend Data Science with courses like Marketing, Engineering, Information and Communications Technology, Science, or Psychology to graduate with a combined degree.

Note: Three years full-time study includes two years equivalent Advanced Standing for prior undergraduate degree.

Course structure:

As the Bachelor of Data Science is designed to be undertaken in combination with any Western Sydney bachelor degree, the standard study duration for both degrees are:

Four years for students completing a three-year Western Sydney Bachelor degree and the Bachelor of Data Science.

Five years for students completing a four-year Western Sydney Bachelor degree and the Bachelor of Data Science.

Your career:

As a data science graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:

Business intelligence analytics

Data mining engineer

Data architect

Data scientist

Which department am I in?

School of Computer, Data and Mathematical Sciences

CRICOS

089203J

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$30,840.00 (US$ 20,142) per year

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

Start date

20 July 2020

Venue

Western Sydney University

Parramatta South Campus,

Victoria Road,

RYDALMERE,

New South Wales,

2116, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have Australian Year 12 Higher School Certificate in or outside Australia; International Baccalaureate in Australia; New Zealand National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA), Level 3. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic version): 6.5 overall score, minimum 6.0 in each subtest; TOEFL internet-based score: Total score 82, Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50.

For international students

Students must have Successful completion of Year 12 or an equivalent qualification.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS: 6.5 overall score (min 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL internet-based score of 82: Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50.

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