In a nutshell
The Graduate Certificate of Data Science, offered by James Cook University, is your first step into the data science revolution. This online course provides you with immediately applicable data science skills and is a great foundation for moving into a data science career, and as a stepping stone towards higher qualifications.
As companies look to unlock the secrets hidden in data, demand for data science professionals who can mine data to deliver valuable business solutions will only increase, making this course the perfect introduction to a new world of career opportunities.
You will study four subjects while you complete your Graduate Certificate of Data Science. An interdisciplinary approach means you’ll acquire relevant knowledge across the maths, IT and business fields, delivered by academics with deep experience in research and business.
What you’ll need
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
- A Bachelor degree, plus high school intermediate level mathematics (basic algebra and differential calculus); or at least five years of relevant work experience (high numeracy skills)
- Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 2 – Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.
In this IT course, the subjects you may study include:
- Foundations for Data Science
- Statistical Methods for Data Science
- Data Visualisation
- Database Systems
Why James Cook University Online?
Study when it suits you, receive personal academic support and make your CV shine with a qualification from an internationally recognised university.
With a reputation for excellence in teaching and research, we know the value of a world-class education: our students graduate to become leaders in their fields and their communities. What’s more, JCU has been awarded five stars for graduate job success for six years running by The Good
Through our postgraduate courses, we aim to empower professionals to have a positive impact and make their lives matter. Enrol and gain the skills to build your brighter future, today.
When you study with JCU Online, you can be sure that you will receive the best possible guidance and assistance to help you achieve your goals.
In addition to the academic and student networks you’ll develop, you will be introduced to your Student Success Advisor upon enrolment. They provide access to useful resources, dedicated
guidance and motivation throughout your study journey.
Got a question for your tutor? They’ll be available for any questions and advice via online chat.