Untangle complex webs of data using advanced technical and mathematical skills
Data Science is a multidisciplinary field of study that blends mathematical methods, statistics, computing, business decisions and communication. Data Science untangles the complex, interwoven webs of data using advanced technical and mathematical skills to deliver actionable insights for organisations. As billions of devices feed data to central databases, businesses and governments require experts to interpret that data.
Data Scientists have become one of the most in-demand professionals globally due to their ability to unlock hidden insights within data. Uncovering new insights and predicting trends has become vital in the retail, environmental, not-for-profit, IT and professional services sector. Data can help drive social progress as it provides answers to complex problems and helps make informed decisions.
When you study Data Science at UNSW you’ll learn with the best. We’re ranked 1st in Australia and 38th in the world for mathematics. Harness the expertise of three schools in three different faculties as you study across Mathematics and Statistics, Computer Science and Engineering and Economics. You’ll learn what companies are looking for in a data expert, you’ll develop specialist skills in mathematics, computer science and business to meet current demands from employers.
The future is bright for budding Data Scientists. Professionally the demand for Data Scientists is exploding across all industries. Career opportunities in data science span across start-ups to established corporations including Coles, AirBnB, Spotify, Netflix and Greenpeace, to name a few.
Our specialised degree, the Bachelor of Data Science and Decisions will provide you with strong skills and knowledge to enter the data science engineering industry.
We offer a range of engineering program specialisations that can be undertaken in our Engineers Australia accredited degrees. You can study Data Science Engineering in the following undergraduate degrees/compatible degrees:
Supercharge your Data Science Engineering career with postgraduate study in:
A doctoral degree will allow you to specialise in a specific piece of research.