Get in touch

Submit your details to receive further information and invites to relevant postgraduate events.

Call us

02 9850 6791

8.30am - 5pm AEST

Monday - Friday

Multiply the power of big data with the potential for a big career

Master of Data Science

FEE
$26,240

DURATION
1-2 years full-time

STUDY MODE
Full-time, part-time, on campus

Did you know?
We’re ranked 1st in Sydney for overall quality of educational experience and teaching (QILT, 2017).

Overview

To uncover the patterns, trends and associations big data can reveal, and how they relate to society and human behaviour, takes a very specialised set of skills. Those skills are in short supply but very much in demand.

Our Master of Data Science will teach you how to handle big data with machine learning, statistical modelling and data management on and off the cloud, to set you apart as you enter the workforce.

Read more...

To uncover the patterns, trends and associations big data can reveal, and how they relate to society and human behaviour, takes a very specialised set of skills. Those skills are in short supply but very much in demand.

Our Master of Data Science will teach you how to handle big data with machine learning, statistical modelling and data management on and off the cloud, to set you apart as you enter the workforce.

The course works across disciplines such as computer science, mathematics and statistics, so you’ll have the know-how to apply data science to real-world issues. You’ll have the flexibility to choose electives in areas such as data security management and modern computational statistical methods to expand your knowledge and boost your career.

Read less...

To uncover the patterns, trends and associations big data can reveal, and how they relate to society and human behaviour, takes a very specialised set of skills. Those skills are in short supply but very much in demand.

Read More...

To uncover the patterns, trends and associations big data can reveal, and how they relate to society and human behaviour, takes a very specialised set of skills. Those skills are in short supply but very much in demand.

Our Master of Data Science will teach you how to handle big data with machine learning, statistical modelling and data management on and off the cloud, to set you apart as you enter the workforce.

The course works across disciplines such as computer science, mathematics and statistics, so you’ll have the know-how to apply data science to real-world issues. You’ll have the flexibility to choose electives in areas such as data security management and modern computational statistical methods to expand your knowledge and boost your career.

Read less...

Where could your degree take you?

A Master of Data Science could set any of the following careers in motion:

  • business intelligence reporting professional
  • data analyst
  • data engineer
  • data scientist
  • market analyst
  • program/project manager
  • research and development
  • security intelligence specialist
  • statistician

Employers who work with our graduates

  • banking and finance
  • biotechnology
  • consulting
  • cyber security
  • energy and utilities
  • gaming and hospitality
  • government
  • healthcare/medical
  • insurance
  • internet
  • manufacturing
  • pharmaceutical
  • retail/e-commerce
  • software
  • telecommunications

Course fees

$26,240 (indicative annual fee for domestic students.)

A domestic fee-paying place means that you're required to meet the full cost of your course. The government does not make any contributions towards the cost of your program. Eligible students can choose to defer their tuition fees to a FEE-HELP loan.

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold an Australian level 7 bachelor qualification or recognised equivalent in computing, mathematics or statistics, with a GPA of 4.50 or more (out of 7.00).

Scholarships

We offer a range of scholarships recognising not only academic excellence and sporting achievement, but also emphasising social inclusion and equity awarded on the basis of financial need and/or other hardship.

Learn more

Recognition of prior learning

At Macquarie we recognise that your previous experience is an important part of your learning. If you have already completed some study, have work experience or have been engaged in your local community, you may be eligible for entry into a course or have credit points towards it.

Learn more

Course search

Still not sure? Use our Course Finder to find the right course for you