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Master of Data Science La Trobe University

5.0 out of 5 from 1 review
Ranked #14 in our University Rankings
Masters Degree
2.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

The two-year Master of Data Science will prepare you for a contemporary and rewarding career interpreting and making use of messy data. Whether you're looking for a commercial career or you want to help solve society's most important challenges, this degree will give you a unique combination of technical skills and real-world application. It will enable you to traverse any industry, any issue, any geography. The course has been developed in partnership with industry and researchers, and is delivered by an academic team that is shaping practice in Victoria and internationally. You can choose to major in Bioinformatics, Big Data and Cloud Computing or Analytical Science. You can also choose electives studies in Business Analytics to extend your skills and experience.

Each major includes a set of core advanced subjects from computer science and mathematics/statistics disciplines and a number of specialised advanced subjects including big data high-performance programming, computational intelligence for analytics, cloud systems development, analysis of repeated measures data, meta-analysis, and bioinformatics technologies.


Big data and cloud computing
Analytical science


Data scientist
Business analyst
Computational safety and data scientist
Data analyst
Analytical scientist
Quantitative specialist

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Additional Information

This course requires prior knowledge in cognate areas of either Computer Science, IT, and/or Mathematics and Statistics. The course starts with a s...

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December 2017
Year completed 2019

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The whole world is behind data in this decade. Data is very important to process and get meaningful insights from it which would definitely help improve the business. So studying about data and how to research on data is really important. Data science provides students the capability of analysing the raw da...

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