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Master of Data Analytics

Develop data analytics skills that will future focus your career with a degree that turns data into insight and intelligence.
Australia and New Zealand International
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Campus
Gardens Point
Campus
Gardens Point
Duration
2 years full-time
4 years part-time
2 years full-time
Entry
February and July
February and July
CRICOS
098601J

Why choose this course?

Be future-focused and stay ahead of the curve. Drive real change and impact key decisions by learning how to make sense of the volume, variety, and velocity of data we collect as a society.

Our academics are world leaders in research and have strong industry ties that ensures the relevance of teaching material and high-quality learning experiences for students.

Real-world learning

This course is designed to specifically meet industry needs. We’ve brought together expertise in statistics, computer science, and business process management disciplines to deliver real-world learning opportunities.

You'll:

  • build significant project-based experience that allows you to constructively apply your analytical skills to complex problem domains
  • experience applying high-order thinking strategies within data-rich contexts through the synthesis of multiple sources of information
  • apply specialist abstraction and synthesis techniques to solve complex data analytics problems that are inspired by real-world scenarios.

Highlights

  • Be at the cutting edge of a booming new field of expertise that can be applied across industries.
  • Translate data into insight and intelligence to be able to drive change and make key decisions.
  • Solve domain-relevant problems by synthesising knowledge from mathematics, statistics, computer science, information systems and business process management.
  • Learn from expert academics and leading researchers who apply data science and data analytics to a range of real-world challenges, and who have world-wide industry connections.

Highlights

  • Be at the cutting edge of a booming new field of expertise that can be applied across industries.
  • Translate data into insight and intelligence to be able to drive change and make key decisions.
  • Solve domain-relevant problems by synthesising knowledge from mathematics, statistics, computer science, information systems and business process management.
  • Learn from expert academics and leading researchers who apply data science and data analytics to a range of real-world challenges, and who have world-wide industry connections.

What to expect

This course will prepare you for a future-focused career in the fast-paced, ever-changing world of data analytics. With a collaborative curriculum across disciplines you’ll not only learn theories and methods, but you’ll apply that knowledge to predict, forecast, visualise and make decisions in a range of applied areas.

You will study specialist units in advanced statistical data analysis, data mining techniques and applications, data manipulation, analytics for information professionals and advanced stochastic modelling.

Career outcomes

Career outcomes

When you graduate, you’ll be able to apply different approaches, techniques and tools to data in different industry contexts to solve complex problems.

You'll have the skills necessary to transform data into knowledge for any industry, including banking and finance, media and communications, health, education, information technology, engineering, agriculture and mining.

Possible careers

  • Data Analyst
  • Data Analytics Specialist
  • Data Systems Developer
  • Data-Driven Decision Maker

Requirements

Course code
IN27
CRICOS code
098601J
Campus
  • Gardens Point
Duration
  • 2 years full-time
  • 4 years part-time
  • 2 years full-time
Entry
  • February and July
  • February and July

Academic entry requirements

1.5 year program

You must have a completed recognised bachelor degree in information technology or mathematics (or related field), with a minimum grade point average of 4.0 (on QUT's 7 point scale).

You don't need to apply separately for the 1.5 year program. You'll be automatically assessed for eligibility as part of our admission process.

2 year program

You must have a completed recognised bachelor degree (or higher award) in any discipline, with a minimum grade point average of 4.0 (on QUT's 7 point scale).

Minimum academic requirements

Academic entry requirements

As part of our admission process, we will automatically assess you for the 1.5-year program. If you want to be considered for the 2 year program only, indicate this on your application form.

1.5 year program

You must have a completed recognised bachelor degree in information technology or mathematics (or related field), with a minimum grade point average of 4.0 (on QUT's 7 point scale).

2 year program

You must have a completed recognised bachelor degree in any discipline with a minimum grade point average of 4.0 (on QUT's 7 point scale).

Minimum English language requirements

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide on meeting QUT’s English language requirements.

Your scores and prior qualifications in English-speaking countries are considered. Approved English-speaking countries are Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, United States of America and Wales.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

We accept English language proficiency scores from the following tests.

English Test Overall Listening Reading Writing Speaking
Cambridge English Advanced (CAE)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. You must provide your Cambridge English Candidate ID and Candidate Secret Number, these are printed on your Cambridge English Confirmation of Entry.
176 169 169 169 169
IELTS Academic
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
6.5 6 6 6 6
Pearson PTE (Academic)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. Please assign your test to QUT in your Pearson profile.
58 50 50 50 50
TOEFL iBT
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
79 16 16 21 18

Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!

We offer English language programs to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.

Haven't completed an English language test? We can help!

If you have not completed an English language test, you can sit the IELTS test at our IELTS test centre

Fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2019

2019: $22,400 per year full-time (96 credit points)

2019

2019: $31,500 per year full-time (96 credit points)

Student services and amenities fees

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