In a nutshell
Are you passionate about data and technology, but unsure how to start your career in the data science sector? Look no further than the Graduate Certificate in Data Science (Applied) from the University of Adelaide – the first step on your journey to becoming a fully fledged data scientist!
This online Graduate Certificate incorporates the first four courses of the full Master of Data Science (Applied) program. You’ll be learning from the best: expert educators who are at the top of their fields in big data, machine learning and data-based business decision-making.
Once you graduate from this course, you’ll be free to seek out data science career opportunities, continue on to the Graduate Diploma or full Master’s degree, or both. So why wait? Take the first step on your new career path and break into the world of big data today!
What you’ll need
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
- Have completed a Bachelor degree or equivalent in any discipline with a minimum GPA of 4.5 (7.0 GPA scale).
The Graduate Certificate in Data Science (Applied) is an alternative entry for students who cannot meet the Maths entry requirement of the Graduate Diploma of Data Science (Applied) and Masters of Data Science (Applied). The University of Adelaide has developed MathTrackX, a course which you can study alongside the Graduate Certificate which will allow you to grasp the basic concepts of Maths needed for the Graduate Diploma and Masters course. Upon successful completion of MathTrackX you will be able to move into the Graduate Diploma and Masters of Data Science (Applied) carousels.
In this information technology course, the subjects you may study include:
- Human and ethical factors in computer science
- Data taming, modelling and visualisation
- Foundations of Computer Science: Python A
- Applied Data Science
Why University of Adelaide?
As South Australia’s leading university, part of the top 1% of universities worldwide, and one of Australia’s elite Group of Eight Universities, you can trust that when you study with the University of Adelaide, you’ll be one step ahead of the pack.
Study a postgraduate course online and enjoy a flexible learning experience that allows you to study while you work and at a pace that’s convenient for you. Go on, take the next step in your career and excel with a highly regarded course from the University of Adelaide.
Studying online doesn’t mean studying alone! When you log on and learn with the University of Adelaide, you’ll be supported every step of the way.
The University of Adelaide has developed Student Life Counselling Support and a University Crisis Line, especially for online students. They are confidential and a free service available to all enrolled students to help overcome issues impacting their life and study.