Enter the revolutionary area of Big Data with a growing demand for data scientists.
The incomprehensible volume of data generated from new advances in technologies and systems such as mobile phone interactions, social media sites, online searches, and the Internet of Things has brought about the new and exciting area of Big Data.
There is currently a shortage of data scientists globally and companies lack the talent they need to analyse big data and use it to make informed business decisions (McKinsey Global Institute). In Australia, data scientists are in high demand and those with the skills to understand both data and business can earn salaries of above $200,000 (news.com.au).
The University of South Australia is now offering flexible postgraduate programs in data science, including a:
These qualification can lead to a variety of careers in the following areas:
For further information, make an appointment with the Program Director, Dr. Belinda Chiera.