Data Science - C4004

Data Science

Graduate certificate

The Graduate Certificate of Data Science prepares you for an entry level career in data science, providing you with the fundamental skills needed to deal effectively within the areas of data analysis, data management or big data processing. The course gives you an introduction to data science and topics in statistical and exploratory analysis, data wrangling and your choice of an elective. This course will provide you with the opportunity to upskill or implement a career change, as well as providing a pathway to further study in the Graduate Diploma of Data Science or the Master of Data Science.

At a glance

Course Details

Location
  • On-campus at Clayton: Full time & part time
Duration
  • 0.5 years (full time)
  • 1 year (part time)
Start date
First Semester (February), Second Semester (July)
Qualification
Graduate Certificate of Data Science
Course Handbook

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Minimum Entry Requirements (Domestic students)

Qualifications

An Australian bachelor degree, with at least a 60% average (or equivalent) in a discipline relating to one of IT, business (with mathematics), Economics,Econometrics, Engineering, or Science degree with completed studies in mathematics, programming and databases or equivalent qualification approved by the faculty.

English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (February)

Apply directly to Monash using course code C4004.

Apply

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash using course code C4004.

Apply

Current Monash students

You may apply to transfer from another Monash course. Transfers are a competitive process. You may apply mid-year for available courses however consideration will be given as to whether you will be able to follow your course progression.

Please note that if you apply for a course transfer, you should still enrol in your current course as if you were continuing so as not to jeopardise your enrolment in the Faculty if your transfer application is unsuccessful. More about Course Transfer...

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page

Fees

Fees are subject to change annually.

Full fee

Total fee for this 24 credit point (6 month full-time) course.

A$17,650

The equivalent fee for a 48 credit point (12 month full-time) course would be A$35,300

Fee assistance

As a full fee-paying student, you may be eligible to apply for the optional FEE-HELP to assist you to pay all or part of your tuition fees.

Fee information specific to this course

The Commonwealth Government has allocated Commonwealth Supported Places for this course for the 2021 calendar year only.

Only full fee places will be offered from 2022.

Scholarships

We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other costs and fees

For information on other study costs and fees, see other study costs.