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Bachelor of Information Technology with a Major in Data Science
Bachelor of Information Technology with a Major in Data Science

Bachelor of Information Technology with a Major in Data Science

  • ID:MU610024
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • Application Fee:$300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$38,800.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$6,333.33
  • Application Fee:$300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$38,800.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$6,333.33
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

For international students, Macquarie uses a selection rank to determine the minimum eligibility requirement for each undergraduate course. This rank has been converted into equivalent scores for various recognised international high school qualifications and university entrance examinations, including global qualifications like the International Baccalaureate (IB) and GCE A-Levels.

English requirements

The required standard of English for this program is:

  • Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall with minimum 6.0 in each band, or equivalent.

All applicants for undergraduate coursework studies at Macquarie University are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English.
You may also satisfy the English language requirements if you have completed:

  • senior secondary studies equivalent to the NSW HSC
  • one year of Australian or comparable tertiary study in a country of qualification

Course Information

The deluge of data that modern systems generate is transforming business, government, science and healthcare. Data science, which uses specialised computational and statistical techniques to analyse big data and solve challenging problems, is a key skill of the 21st century.

This major will equip you with the in-depth programming skills you’ll need to extract usable information from data sources. It emphasises concepts, insights and skills that will enable you to use current technologies and adapt to and create new technologies. You’ll be able to process and analyse data sets, including big data; use mathematical and statistical modelling techniques, machine learning and data mining to solve challenging problems; and communicate your findings to different audiences.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Business analyst
  • Consultant
  • Data analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Entrepreneur
  • Financial consultant
  • Government policy adviser
  • Information technology analyst
  • Market analyst
  • Web developer
  • Banking and finance
  • Business analyst firms
  • Consulting firms
  • Defence organisations
  • Government organisations
  • Large and small businesses
  • Marketing and public relations firms
  • Research and tech organisations, eg, Data61
  • Retail and e-business
  • Technology and software companies

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