UNSW Graduate Diploma of Data Science and Decisions will expand your skills and knowledge in Data Science across three areas: mathematics and statistics, computer science and economics. You’ll also develop superior research and communication skills to help you become a key player in today’s job market.

Learn From Outstanding Educators

Benefit from the expertise of outstanding educators across three different UNSW Schools:

  • The award-winning School of Mathematics & Statistics in the Faculty of Science
  • School of Computer Science in the Faculty of Engineering
  • School of Economics in the Faculty of Business.

Your Career

Data scientists are required to look at the big picture, be guided by what they see, and share the vision. Networking, building relationships, strategic thinking and attention to detail are essential to success in this field and an increasing number of women are entering the industry.

There is currently an extraordinary demand around the world for data science skills - Data Scientist is the number one ranked job in CareerCast.com’s 2019 Jobs Rated Report. In Australia, businesses are forecast to increase their investment in analytics capabilities by 75% in the next few years.

Prepare yourself for excellent employment opportunities in industries as varied as health, defence, finance, transport and logistics, to agriculture, media and technology.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Diploma you can continue onto the Master of Data Science and Decisions.

What Our Academics Say

We live in the Big Data era: we collect data everywhere, meaning that the world contains an unimaginably vast amount of digital information. Extracting the wealth of information that such data contain produces huge benefits for the society as a whole, but it is a very challenging task which requires skills and training. Data statisticians are the people with that expertise, which explains why they have become key players in today’s job market.

- Dr Gery Geneens, Director Postgraduate Studies, UNSW School of Mathematics and Statistics

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