Postgraduate course

Graduate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science

In an increasingly data-driven world, learn how to manage, protect and leverage data collected from everyday activities to drive business decisions, solve social problems, and inform better healthcare.

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Murdoch code

G1092

Study mode

Part Time or Full Time

Duration (years)

1

Selection rank

CRICOS code

103453C
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Overview

Increasingly, companies are using large datasets that have been generated by business activities and social media to uncover trends and insights that can be used to tailor products and services, anticipate demand, improve performance, or contribute to solving complex social, health and science-related problems.

Equip yourself with the analytical skills needed to work with big data.  This course is taught with a computational focus that combines information technology with mathematics and statistics.

The course is designed for information technology graduates and people working in information technology-related fields and provides the knowledge and skills IT professionals need to work with big data.

You’ll benefit from an emphasis on data resources management, business and data analytics and local area network design.  You may also choose to work on an advanced study project on your topic of choice to solve a current problem in the information technology industry.

3 reasons to study Artificial Intelligence and Data Science at Murdoch

  1. Make use of our brand new IT Innovation Hub a cutting-edge learning teaching and research facility, fitted out with the latest mixed and augmented reality equipment, operational data centre and high performance computing capabilities.
  2. This course has been designed in collaboration with industry partners with an emphasis on effective communication and the development of solutions to complex real-world IT problems.
  3. Study on your own terms – we offer flexible study arrangements allowing you to upskill whilst you’re still earning so you can study full-time or part-time to suit your circumstances. (If you’re an international student you’ll need to study full-time)

Develop your skills

Build essential skills and knowledge to meet your career or study goals. Topics you’ll cover include:

  • Data science.
  • Data architecture.
  • Project management.
  • Business analytics.
  • Programming.

Your career

When you graduate, you’ll have the necessary skills to manage, protect and leverage big data with employment opportunities in a wide range across industries such as telecommunications, health, education, architecture, engineering, law and government. Careers could include:

  • Data Analyst
  • Data Modeller
  • Data and Analytics Manager
  • Business Intelligence Architect

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Structure

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English Requirements

You must meet a minimum standard in English to study at Murdoch, which can be demonstrated through either English proficiency testsuniversity preparation coursesEnglish language coursesprevious tertiary study or vocational education.

 

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

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This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

Find out more

 

This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

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