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Master of Data Science

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  • IELTS Overall Band: 6.5
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University of Western Sydney’s excellent graduates are highly sought after across the industry, and their project-based curriculum allows you to interact with professionals in the field. There will be study tours, case studies and client projects in core subjects, to ensure when you graduate you possess a portfolio of work that demonstrates your expertise. There will also be opportunities for at least four weeks of internship in corporations, consultancies or not-for-profit sectors, as well as overseas placement, under the shadow of tutors with extensive experience in a variety of communication industries. Thus, if you’re an international student looking to pursue a postgraduate Information and Technology course in Australia with scholarship, this is the university to look towards.

In today’s digital age, data plays a fundamental role in many aspects of life. Deriving information from data blends a combination of skills from mathematics, statistics and computing to enable companies to make informed decisions and solve problems. This course will equip you with extensive skills and methods required to capture data and solve complicated problems. Western’s global 5-star ratings in terms of innovation, teaching and facilities enables you to reap benefits from a University that falls in the top 2% worldwide. In the duration of this course, you will be taught about the different types of data, ways to find meaningful data, and how to convert this data into all-important insights. Your studies will teach you how to accurately identify trends, understand customer behaviour and predict patterns, as well as detect fraud and credit risk. The Master of Data Science course strongly focuses on application, covering topics such as Big Data and facilitating data driven queries, along with visual and computational analyses. Upon completing this course, you will be done with two master projects, and will graduate possessing the confidence and skills needed to obtain important insights with suitable metrics. This course will open doors for employment as a Data Analyst, Data Engineer or a Data Scientist. You can even go on to obtain a PhD with permanent residency in Australia. 


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March 2021

2 years


Parramatta South

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Western Sydney University has approximately 8492 international students. 147 China
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