About Data science

Learn to integrate and apply, statistical and computation principles, to analyse and effectively utilise the world’s data.

Develop a strong foundation statistical aspects of data analysis (data collection, data mining, modelling and inference) and the principles of computer science (algorithms, data structures, data management and machine learning).

Gain technological and analytical abilities vital for managing and interpreting large, complex collections of data.

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Learn about the Data science major at the University of Melbourne. What will you study, and where will your major take you?

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Why study at the University of Melbourne

Industry-ready skills

Industry-ready skills

Develop fundamental skills to keep pace with the rapidly changing demands of a data-driven job market – and world.

Learn from leading experts

Learn from leading experts

Study a curriculum designed to develop strong technical skills required to solve future challenges and make a difference.

Make a global impact

Make a global impact

Our curriculum is designed to help you develop strong technical skills so you can solve future challenges and make a difference.

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