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Data is everywhere in this digital age and plays an important role in all careers. A Data Scientist has the required expertise to convert all forms of data into valuable information. At Western, our Bachelor of Data Science gives you an added advantage in a highly competitive environment.
Be skilled for the new world
This degree equips our graduates with the skills and knowledge for designing experimental studies, building and fitting models for analysis, visualisation, estimation and prediction, machine learning for prediction, analysis of complex data relationships, storage and retrieval of big data.
These skills are essential for the analysis of customer transactions and behaviour, scientific investigations, financial trends, and online behaviour in the new world.
The program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.
Fees and delivery
Fees: Varies depending on subjects selected. View available subjects in our handbook.
For further information on University fees, please visit Fees and University Costs.
Delivery: On campus
Fees: AUD $34,024*
Delivery: On campus
Start your unlimited journey today.
As a data science graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Business intelligence analytics
- Data mining engineer
- Data architect
- Data scientist
Big Data Scientist
As a big data scientist you can enjoy designing and managing big data and information. You will also define data architecture to help analyse and process information.
Policy Analysts collect and analyse information and data to produce intelligence and to develop and analyse policies guiding the design, implementation and modification of government and commercial operations and programs.
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Further study options
*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.
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