Master of Data Science

La Trobe University

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Overview

Masters Degree
Melbourne
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.
Majors

Big data and cloud computing
Analytical science
Bioinformatics

Careers

Data scientist
Business analyst
Bioinformatician
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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