Master of Data Science atDeakin University , BurwoodSchool of Information Technology

Course Commencement Date 3 Mar , 2023 View all dates


2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • Deakin's Master of Data Science prepares students for professional employment across all sectors.
  • The sheer volume and complexity of data already at the fingertips of businesses and research organizations give rise to challenges that must be solved by tomorrow's graduates
  • Students will learn to understand the various origins of data to be used for analysis, combined with methods to manage, organize and manipulate data within regulatory, ethical and security constraints
  • To complete the Master of Data Science, students will complete 16 credit points
  • The course can be completed in the following duration:
    1.5 years full time (3 years part-time) - 12 credits
    2 years full time (4 years part-time) - 16 credits
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  • University Rankings
    • #201-300

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #283

      - QS 2022

    • #251-300

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #218

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 21,23,272
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 7,75,220
InsuranceINR 36,875
TransportationINR 1,32,140
TotalINR 9,44,235

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 AUD = INR 56.47


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 8ᵗʰ December 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • 1 year full time (2 years part time) – 8 credit points
    Admission is based on:

    • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and two years relevant work experience OR
    • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and Graduate Certificate of Data Analytics or equivalent OR
    • Bachelor Honours Degree in a related discipline OR
    • Graduate Certificate of Information Technology and Graduate Certificate of Data Analytics OR
    • Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent

    1.5 years full time (3 years part time) – 12 credit points
    Admissions is based on:

    • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline OR
    • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline and two years relevant work experience OR
    • Graduate Certificate of Information Technology OR
    • Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent

    2 years full time (4 years part time) – 16 credit points
    Admissions is based on:

    • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline OR
    • Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent


Marks - 79/120

  • Minimum 21 in the writing section


Marks - 58/90

  • No less than 50 in each skill


Marks - 6.5/9

  • With no band score less than 6.0

Other eligibility criteria
  • Any unit which contains work-integrated learning, a community placement or interaction with the community may require a police check, Working with Children Check or other checks
  • ELP requirements can be waived off if applicants study at an institution within a non-English speaking country, but where English is the language of instruction and assessment for the whole institution, completed no more than 5 years prior to enrolment at Deakin has successfully completed 2 academic years of full-time study at a Bachelor degree level equivalent or higher, with a minimum WAM of 55
Conditional Offer


If the applicant receives a conditional offer, they must fulfill the conditions stated in their offer letter (e.g. completing an English language course, submitting original documents or successfully completing current studies)

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Applicants must ask two referees to provide us with reports using referees include 4th-yearth year supervisors and course directors from the applicant’s university, however, we will also consider other academic referees with working relationships with the applicant within the area of psychology. Applicants are not required to include referee information through the Deakin University direct application portal; they must provide this information through (For Master of Psychology)

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Important Dates

Jul , 2022

Course Commencement Date

Nov , 2022

Course Commencement Date 2

Mar , 2023

Course Commencement Date 3

Deakin Vice-Chancellor’s Meritorious 100% Scholarship (PG)
Rs. 21,85,092
Engineering,Computers,Science + 3 more
Deakin India 25 percent Merit Scholarship (PG Computers)
Rs. 4,90,962
Deakin Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship- (PG Computers)
Rs. 19,63,848
Deakin International Scholarship- (PG Computers)
Rs. 4,90,962

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