Campuses and locations
The University of Newcastle is a multi-campus institution offering programs in a number of locations.
0.5 years part-time up to 3 years maximum.
Are you looking to update your skills in data science? Keen to keep on top of an ever-changing industry?
A Graduate Certificate in Data Science will equip you with the essential professional skills and knowledge to understand and engage with a variety of data generated from diverse industries and settings.
You will gain the ability to model real-world situations, to think abstractly and to manipulate, analyse, interpret, visualise and effectively communicate data. Your studies will focus on the latest industry developments and you will acquire an understanding of data science, from the basic skills of data processing and visualisation to building sophisticated descriptive and predictive models.
A Graduate Certificate in Data Science from the University of Newcastle will provide you with the specialised skills to extract and communicate information from data. If you’re already a data scientist, or working in a related industry, this program will expand your practical skills and give you knowledge of the latest developments in the industry.
You’ll focus on the following areas:
At the beginning of 2017, Australia experienced a large spike in people looking for a new job, with data scientist jobs surging by 138 per cent in January compared to the average level of job searches over 2016. After being coined the sexiest job of the 21st century, the growth in the interest around these types of roles is driven by the enormous job potential within this field.
Be on the forefront of an emerging field where companies are recognising the importance of the value of data and how this can be integrated into business strategy. Study a Graduate Certificate in Data Science at the University of Newcastle and expand your career options, for example: