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GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN DATA SCIENCE

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN DATA SCIENCE
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| TWO TRIMESTERS, AQF LEVEL 8, CRICOS CODE: 112063J

The Graduate Certificate in Data Science provides students with a solid understanding of the knowledge and skills of data science methods, tools and fundamental concepts. Students with a Bachelor degree are eligible to apply for this degree. The Bachelor degree is not required to be related to data science, mathematics, IT or computer science. This course allows students to undertake a specialised sequence of units so that they can upskill or refresh their professional data science knowledge, or prepare to become a professional moving into a career in the data science. By completing this course, students will acquire basic but essential knowledge and skills in data science, creating a solid foundation to continue their progression into the data science industry, or to further study for a Graduate Diploma or Masters degree in data science. Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate, students may choose to further progress to higher-level courses in data science, IT or computer science. ​

To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Data Science, a candidate must: 

– Complete 4 compulsory units with an accrued total of 24 credit points.

Content of the Course Credit points
Compulsory Units MDS601 Programming Foundations for Data Science 6
MDS602 Mathematical Foundations for Data Science 6
MDS603 Data Science Methodology 6
MDS604 Database Systems and Infrastructure 6
Please note that not all units may be offered each teaching period. Please check unit of study availability with the Student Services team or contact Student@spi.nsw.edu.au​

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The Australia Computer Society is the peak body for the technology industry in Australia. SPI data science courses have been designed to align with ACS guidelines and SPI engaged with ACS and gained their input as we developed our courses.