In a nutshell
Gain a recognised qualification in a rapidly growing technology field with this online Graduate Diploma of Data Science (Internet of Things) course from James Cook University Online.
The Internet of Things unlocks the potential of the data science sector by creating smarter, better-connected technology infrastructure. The Boston Consulting Group expects this field to grow at a rate of more than 30 per cent per year, which means unprecedented employment demand for qualified specialists.
This course provides a strong foundation in the skills and abilities required to work professionally in the area of the Internet of Things (IoT). In this course, you’ll build cutting-edge knowledge of smart devices, connected networks, sensors, programming languages, and related tools and platforms.
Designed for students with no prior experience in IoT, this course builds on your existing study or experience in data science and information technology. You’ll complete this course with a deep understanding of contemporary IoT knowledge, work-ready research skills, and connections to real-work business opportunities.
If you’re a natural problem-solver seeking a contemporary, cutting-edge and challenging new career in a rapidly expanding area, this course is your next career step.
What you’ll need
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
- Hold a bachelor's degree, plus high school intermediate level mathematics (basic algebra and differential calculus), or have at least five years of relevant work experience; OR
- Hold a bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline (mathematics, statistics, physics, IT, computer science, engineering); or a Graduate Certificate of Data Science.
Applicants must meet English language proficiency requirements. James Cook University offers mathematics subjects available online prior to applications for students who do not currently meet the mathematical entry requirement level.
In this information technology course, the subjects you may study include:
- Foundations for data science
- Database systems
- IoT communications systems
- Statistical methods for data science
- IoT edge devices
- Introduction to data mining
- Data visualisation
- IoT security and cloud computing
Why James Cook University Online?
Get equipped with the skills to succeed when you study with one of Australia’s leading universities, James Cook University Online! Choose to undertake a graduate certificate, graduate diploma or masters and gain the knowledge and confidence to make your mark in the industry.
Their flexible online study option means you can learn on the go, or from the comfort of your own home while still having full access to leading academic materials. JCU has created an interactive and dynamic online learning platform packed with videos, group chats and more to keep you connected with your teachers and peers.
Enjoy a first-class learning experience when you learn with JCU, ranked in the top 2% of universities from around the globe (Academic Ranking of World Universities – ARWU) and home to some of the world’s leading academics.
The success and happiness of their students is James Cook University’s first priority.
From day one through to graduation, students at JCU Online will have the support of a one-on-one Success Advisor. Each advisor will be readily available to help you with any administration, navigating the system, staying motivated and more.
Got a question for your tutor? They’ll be available for any questions and advice via online chat.