Where will this take me?


After completing the Data Science major in the Bachelor of Science, you’ll be well placed to move into the workforce, further study, or graduate research.

Career outcomes

With this major you might pursue a career in business, financial services, climate and weather forecasting, engineering, mining, government, health and medical industries, information technology, communications, research, education, or sales and marketing.

Our graduates boast job titles such as data analyst, business or strategy analyst, and data analytics consultant. They can be found in companies such as Telstra, IBM, EY, ANZ, Accenture, CSIRO and Microsoft.

Further study


To take your data science skills to the next level, complete the Master of Data Science, which will set you up as an expert in your field.

Other graduate degrees you could consider are:

Depending on the subjects you take in your Bachelor of Science, a range of other graduate degrees may be possible – in fields as diverse as science and technology, health sciences, teaching, law, business, humanities and more.

Read more about studying mathematics and statistics at the University of Melbourne.


If you complete a masters course with a significant research component, you can go on to study a PhD (Doctor of Philosophy), or another graduate research program.

This will set you up for a rewarding career in research with a university, research institute, government, technology company or in the finance industry.