Data Science

Join Australia's University of Enterprise

 Study Data Science at UniSA.

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 (

The University of South Australia is now offering flexible postgraduate programs in data science, including a: 

Key features

  • Flexible delivery options, including online^ and face-to-face learning
  • Designed in conjunction with industry, including the Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia and SAS.
  • Provides graduates with the analytical and technical skills to effectively extract useful information from Big Data to support the management and operations of an organisation.
  • Learn software tools used in the industry and work on industry sourced analytics projects.
  • Professional development and built in opportunities to work on analytics projects sourced from industry.
  • These programs are offered in the form of a nested suite (Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master) with each qualification extending to the next, allowing you to easily transition up to and back from a master level qualification.
  • Learn from world-class researchers in information technology.1

^Domestic students only 

1Results in Information and Computing Sciences - 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)

Richard Shanahan - Master of Data Science


Career opportunities

These qualification can lead to a variety of careers in the following areas:

  • data scientist
  • big data visualiser
  • business data analyst
  • information security analyst
  • data engineer
  • machine learning analyst

About Data Science

Further information

For further information, make an appointment with the Program Director, Dr. Malgorzata Korolkiewicz.