Data Science

Data science involves the application of cutting-edge data analysis techniques, such as machine and deep learning, to help solve problems across a huge range of industries including: health; education; science; engineering and business.

Data scientists combine techniques from many fields, including mathematics, statistics, computer science, physics and machine learning. They build algorithms, design applications, and use data-driven insights to inform critical decision-making.

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You can major in Data Science in our:

A major enables you to completing a series of courses within your degree in an area of interest. Our Data Science major will give you the knowledge and skills to take, process, visualise and understand data, in order to extract value from it and communicate your findings.

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Careers in data science

Data science is a rapidly growing field. As a data scientist you’ll turn data into highly valuable information to meet particular customer or business needs, and present your results in an engaging, useable form. Your possible roles could include:

  • data analyst
  • data miner
  • business intelligence analyst
  • spatial data scientist.