Master of Science (MSCN) (Applied Data Science) (Master Degree)

University of Southern Queensland Australia

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The award
Master Degree

How long you will study
2 years

Domestic course fees
AUD 19360 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
find out

International course fees
AUD 23600 per year

All study options

About Master of Science (MSCN) (Applied Data Science) at University of Southern Queensland

Data Science skills in high demand

Strengthen your career with USQ's Master of Science (Applied Data Science) in the progressive field of Data Science aka 'Big Data'. Large organisations have always been data-driven. What has changed dramatically is the sheer amount of raw data now generated. Data Science focuses on understanding and overcoming the challenges associated with collecting, analysing, interpreting and visualising large amounts of data. Data Science helps organisations extract new insights from raw data; insights which inform the development of new products and new businesses in our increasingly data reliant world.

Why study Data Science at USQ?

In this unique masters degree, you will be able to incorporate four courses from a chosen discipline and work on a discipline-based research project to complement your big data technology training. The structure is unique, preparing you with application based big data analytical skills, which are highly sought by employers. You will have the opportunity to decide between two different pathways of study in your masters degree:

Research track — the Research track equips you with research skills and allows you to develop a research thesis through a project in your chosen disciplinary application area.

Professional Studies track — the Professional Studies track allows you to develop your research capability and prepare for a professional career through industry work experience.

Further study

Upon successful completion of the Master of Science (Applied Data Science), students have the opportunity to move into PhD study.

Career outcomes

Data scientists are highly sought after, and the data scientist career path is projected to increase further as organisations collect more information, but do not have people with the necessary skills to make sense of it all. This Masters provides an ideal professional development opportunity for qualified graduates who wish to advance in their existing career or begin a new one in the area of Big Data.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMaster DegreeHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study2 years
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesAUD 19360 per yearInternational course feesAUD 23600 per year

Entry requirements for this course

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