Bachelor of Data Science

Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

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With a Bachelor of Data Science learn how to interpret and harness the power of data for a career at the forefront of data-driven decision making and forecasting.

Unlock the statistical methods and tools you need to manage big data sets, as well as the most up-to-date visualisation techniques needed to represent and understand that data. Gain meaningful insights into how data is used, not only to solve problems across a range of industries, but also how to spot problems before they arise.

With hands-on learning and using contemporary tools, you’ll build in-demand skills for a rewarding career in our data-driven world.

Our Work Integrated Learning program bolsters your CV with real industry experience such as placements, internships and industry-linked projects. In this course, you’ll undertake six projects – one per semester – and each will build on the last.

Upon graduation, you’ll be ready to apply for data science roles, such as data scientist, data analyst, business intelligence developer or data infrastructure architect.

Every international student application is considered for a scholarship
Whether you’re living in Australia or overseas, you’re automatically considered for a scholarship of up to 30% off your course fees. Please check our updated entry requirements.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 27 February 2023
  • Semester 2 - 31 July 2023

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3 Year/s


VTAC codes

  • 3400212641 (CSP)
  • 3400212643 (IFP)




A$38160 (annual for 2023)*

The indicative course fees shown in Course Search apply to international students for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student's study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.

International students in Australia who hold student visas are required to study full-time and on campus. Courses that are taught entirely online are only available to international students studying outside Australia or those in Australia who are not on a student visa. Online courses are not available to international students in Australia who hold a student visa.