Graduate Certificate in Data Science (Applied)

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  • Duration

    6 months full-time
    (or part-time equiv.)
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For more information about this program please visit the program website.

Evidence-based career progression

Analyse the data on data science itself and the conclusion’s clear: it’s now a driving force in all industries and will only become more so in years to come. Data analytics–related jobs have increased almost sevenfold since 2012, with even stronger future growth predicted.

Our Graduate Certificate of Data Science (Applied)(Online) will put these highly sought-after skills in your professional portfolio.


What will you do?

Conducted part-time over 8 months, this flexible online program will equip you to apply data science principles effectively and confidently in your chosen professional field. You will:

  • gain a broad understanding of data science as an organisational process
  • build sound working knowledge of the discipline’s technical practice
  • develop comprehensive skills in evaluating and applying best-practice analytics tools and techniques in real-world settings.


Where could it take you?

You could help an organisation identify opportunities for improved customer relationships through better-targeted service offerings. You might help local educators or health providers analyse information and apply improvements from national and global trends. Perhaps you’ll help the Defence Force refine its deployment processes for international peace-keeping initiatives.

  • Ranked #50 in the world for computer science and engineering^
  • Available to be studied either full-time, part-time or accelerated mode
  • Flexible learning with courses taught in intensive and blended mode

^ARWU, 2022

Entry Requirements

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Fees and Scholarships

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Potential careers

Graduates of this program have gone on to roles such as:

Management Analyst;  Business Data Analyst;  Data Analyst

Degree Structure

For more information about this program please visit the program website.

The University of Adelaide has partnered with Pearson, the world’s leading global learning company, to deliver this degree 100% online. The Partnership has been established to deliver the very best experience and learning outcomes to all our students. Students will be awarded a University of Adelaide qualification and this degree meets the University's highest quality standards.

The University of Adelaide is committed to regular reviews of the courses and programs it offers to students. The University of Adelaide therefore reserves the right to discontinue or vary programs and courses without notice. Please read the important information contained in the disclaimer.

Last updated: Tuesday, 10 Oct 2023