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    Master of Data Science

    Flinders University

    Flinders University


    Australia, Adelaide

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    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Master by Course Work

    Study Type

    Full Time


    On Campus

    Course Code



    Tonsley Festival Plaza

    Program Language


    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake DeadlinesMarch-2025
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    Duration 2 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 39,000  / year
    Next Intake March-2025

    Master of Data Science


    If you are a graduate with a previous degree in information technology or computer science but are looking to upgrade and extend your knowledge and skills in this dramatically changing area, the Flinders Master of Data Science provides the perfect opportunity.

    Continuing advances in technology and the growing complexity of big data is leading us towards a world where an incredible amount of information is at our fingertips. It's also creating a need for specialists who can make sense of, and find new insights from all that information to create innovative solutions.

    Flinders Master of Data Science will give you the skills to analyse complex data, form powerful insights and communicate new ideas to help solve the myriad challenges faced by government and industry in the 21st century.

    Flinders postgraduate Data Science program has been designed in close consultation with industry. You'll develop in-demand skills to help solve the challenges of today and tomorrow. You'll also learn soft skills that will help you navigate the world by working with multiple disciplines and cultures. You'll hone your leadership and problem-solving skills, and develop interpersonal skills that will put you ahead of the competition.  


    Practical experience

    The Master of Data Science involves significant project work, notably a major individual project that may tackle an industry-relevant problem or a research question.


    Entry Requirements

    Applicants must normally hold a bachelor degree or equivalent qualification or hold a the Graduate Certificate in Leadership in Education or closely related qualification. In addition, applicants must also have no less than two years’ work experience in an organisation.

    English Program Requirements

    If you don’t meet our English language entry requirements and need to improve your English language proficiency, you can do so through our approved English Language Instruction Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) providers. This means that you can attend the required English language tuition at approved ELICOS providers and gain direct entry into university without an IELTS or TOEFL test.


    Take charge of your future and position yourself as a specialist fully prepared to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world. Flinders Master of Data Science is a globally relevant, industry-linked degree that will give you the skills to pursue a high-level career in a wide range of industry sectors. 

    Potential occupations include:

    • data scientist
    • data modeller
    • data analyst
    • data engineer
    • machine learning/deep learning specialist
    • marketing analyst. 

    Potential employers include:

    • telecommunications organisations
    • aerospace and defence
    • government
    • higher education institutions
    • private organisations
    • start-ups.

    Professional accreditation/recognition:

    This program has been designed to be accredited by Australian Computer Society (ACS). ACS accreditation is recognised internationally for entry to professional practice by 7 other accrediting bodies through the Seoul Accord.

    Fee Information

    +estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load

    Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
    Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 39,000 

    How to Apply

    • Select your course
    • Check entry requirements.
    • Check your eligibility for credit.
    • Apply online
    • Obtain certified documents.
    • Submit your application and documents.
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