Master of Data Science atMonash University , MelbourneFaculty of Information technology


1.5 - 2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The Master of Data Science (MDS) teaches you how to explore data and discover its potential - how to find innovative solutions to real problems in science, business and government, from technology start-ups to global organisations.
  • The MDS expands your knowledge of the analytical, organisational and computational aspects of data.
  • The MDS caters to students from a variety of backgrounds by including foundation units in programming, databases and maths or statistics.
  • The core coursework covers data science objectives, data analysis, data pre-processing and visualisation. You then select data science electives such as machine learning, learning from semi-structured data like text, and big data handling. Your course electives allow you to build deeper skills in data analytics and machine learning.


  • University Rankings
    • #80

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #58

      - QS 2022

    • #57

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #40

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 25,10,808
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 8,43,609
InsuranceINR 34,055
TransportationINR 1,29,175
TotalINR 10,06,839

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 AUD = INR 55.92


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 5ᵗʰ July 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned



  • Applicants who satisfy the below condition will complete the degree in 2 years:
    • An undergraduate degree, not necessarily in IT, with at least pass a 60% average or equivalent
  • Applicants who satisfy the below condition will complete the degree in 1.5 years:
    • An undergraduate degree in a cognate discipline relating to IT, or a business, engineering or science degree with an IT major including programming and databases, and University level 1 mathematics or statistics, with at least a pass a 55% average or equivalent, OR


Marks - 79/120

  • Writing: 21, Listening: 12, Reading: 13, Speaking: 18


Marks - 58/90

  • With minimum scores: Listening 50, Reading 50, Speaking 50 and Writing 50


Marks - 6.5/9

  • With no band lower than 6.0

Other eligibility criteria
ELP requirement may be exempted if applicant has completed final four years of secondary schooling at an institution that teaches entirely in English
Conditional Offer


If a conditional offer is made, then the applicant has to submit more documents

Application Process

Step 1: Additional documents required

  • Official Transcripts
  • A certified copy of passport
  • Certified translations of documents in a language other than English
  • English Language Proficiency Proof

Step 2: Start your online application

Step 3: Application fees for this course

Monash International Merit Scholarship(PG)
Rs. 5,38,700
Engineering,Computers,Science + 2 more
Monash International Leadership Scholarship (PG)
Rs. 33,04,872
Engineering,Computers,Science + 2 more

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