Data Science

    Where will this take me?


    Career outcomes

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

    Graduate degree pathways from this major


    Completing the Data Science major means you are very well placed for further study in honours and graduate research in a range of science and technology areas. Research training preparation within the honours year, a postgraduate diploma or a masters degree will be required as preparation for graduate research.


    This major leads to further study in the Master of Data Science and a range of graduate degree pathways:

    • Science and technology-focused graduate study in degrees including biotechnology, environmental systems, informatics and nanotechnology
    • Graduate degree pathways that will prepare you for a wide range of professions including engineering, law, teaching, medicine and other health sciences
    • Further graduate study to develop your skills outside of science and technology in areas such as humanities, business, government.