What will I learn?

The Graduate Diploma of Applied Data Analytics is a 1 year full-time (or equivalent part-time) degree that provides students with:

Exposure to best practice in data analytics.

Cutting edge courses in areas of relevance to data analytics practitioners.

An opportunity to deepen knowledge in one of the three areas of computation, statistics, or social science.

Professional development for practicing data analytics professionals.

The opportunity to undertake research of professional relevance.

The program will be taught in intensive blended mode with students expected to be enrolled part-time.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:

Apply computing, statistical, and social science principles to solve data analytics problems;

Apply data analytics methods and techniques to decision making about policy, business and service delivery;

Contribute as an effective member to the performance of a data analytics workplace;

Demonstrate basic technical expertise in computing, statistics, and social science as relevant to data analytics.

Be able to work to specification and according to a deadline, document tasks undertaken, and report outcomes to a third party.

Be capable of independent learning with some ability to evaluate critically work undertake.

Career Options

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

Which department am I in?

ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science



Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$45,864.00 (US$ 31,903) per year

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

Start date

27 July 2020, 22 February 2021


The Australian National University

Acton Campus,


Australian Capital Territory,

2601, CANBERRA, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have a Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 4/7. Academic IELTS overall score of 6.5 with at least 6 in each component of the test; TOEFL internet based test overall score of 80, with a minimum of 20 in Reading and Writing and 18 in Speaking and Listening; TOEFL paper based test score of 570 with TWE score of 4.5; Cambridge CAE Advanced score of 176 overall with at least 169 in all sub skills; PTE Academic -an overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 55 in each of the communicative skills.

For international students

A Bachelor degree with Honours or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 4.0/7.0

Or a Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 4.0/7.0, with at least 1 year of relevant work experience.

or a Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0.

Applicants who have completed a degree in a cognate discipline from a recognized university may be eligible to receive coursework credit towards this degree, in line with the ANU Coursework Award Rules.

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About this uni

The Australia National University is a member of International Alliance of Research Universities, with Universities like Oxford, Cambridge and Yale.

  • No. 1 in Australia and 7th in the world for global outlook
  • 95% of research at ANU is recognised as that of world standard
  • New AUD 240 M science precinct with state-of-the-art labs
  • No.1 in Australia and 21 worldwide for graduate employability