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Application closing dates

2023 Start-year intake
Timely applications 30 November 2023

Note: Commonwealth Support Places (CSPs) will be allocated to timely applications, you will need to have submitted your full application prior to the timely application deadline to ensure you have the best chance to obtain a CSP.

Late application closing date

We will not be accepting late applications for this course.

Processing time

Due to the popularity of the Master of Data Science, places in this course are capped. As such, entry is competitive and the indicative turnaround time for outcomes will differ from other programs.

Applications for this course are assessed and ranked throughout the year by the Academic Selection Committee. Selection meetings usually occur in November and December. Outcomes will be issued to successful applicants by the end of December.

Please be aware of the timeframes listed above with regards to an expected outcome. Applicants with highly competitive scores may be offered a place prior to the standard selection ranking dates mentioned above.

Successful applicants must respond to their offer within four (4) weeks, please refer to the offer lapse date stated in your offer letter.

Deferrals are not available for this course.

To apply you will need:

  • Course code: MC-DATASC
  • Evidence of meeting the University’s English Language Requirements
  • Transcripts for all courses attempted or completed, including an explanation of the grading system used
  • An official syllabus or subject description (in English) for the subject/s you believe meet the subject-specific prerequisites
  • If you intend to apply for Graduate Access Melbourne, you will need supporting evidence.

Before you apply

  1. Carefully read all the information about the course on this website
  2. Check that you meet the entry requirements
  3. Check your eligibility for scholarships and the Graduate Access Melbourne program
  4. Apply via the Online Application System
  5. Include all required supporting documents
  6. Agree to the Terms & Conditions
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