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Graduate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science

Murdoch University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 103453C

Level of study: Postgraduate


Increasingly, companies are using large datasets that have been generated by business activities and social media to uncover trends and insights that can be used to tailor products and services, anticipate demand, improve performance, or contribute to solving complex social, health and science-related problems.

The course is designed for information technology graduates and people working in information technology-related fields and provides the knowledge and skills IT professionals need to work with big data.

3 reasons to study Artificial Intelligence and Data Science at Murdoch

  1. Make use of our brand new IT Innovation Hub a cutting-edge learning teaching and research facility, fitted out with the latest mixed and augmented reality equipment, operational data centre and high performance computing capabilities.
  2. This course has been designed in collaboration with industry partners with an emphasis on effective communication and the development of solutions to complex real-world IT problems.
  3. Study on your own terms – we offer flexible study arrangements allowing you to upskill whilst you’re still earning so you can study full-time or part-time to suit your circumstances. (If you’re an international student you’ll need to study full-time)

Develop your skills

Build essential skills and knowledge to meet your career or study goals. Topics you’ll cover include:

  • Data science.
  • Data architecture.
  • Project management.
  • Business analytics.
  • Programming.

Your career

When you graduate, you’ll have the necessary skills to manage, protect and leverage big data with employment opportunities in a wide range across industries such as telecommunications, health, education, architecture, engineering, law and government. Careers could include:

  • Data Analyst
  • Data Modeller
  • Data and Analytics Manager
  • Business Intelligence Architect

Click here for more details on this course.

Key Information

Tuition Fees (AUD$): 28,800 Per Year
Start date: Expected August 2023
Study mode: Full time
Duration: 1 year

Murdoch University

Perth Campus
90 South Street Perth Western Australia 6150

Entry criteria

Recognised Australian Computer Society (ACS) -accredited Bachelor's degree in IT (AQF Level 7); OR recognised Bachelor's degree (AQF Level 7) plus an approved qualification in IT (AQF Level 8); OR recognised Bachelor's degree(AQF Level 7) plus two years of relevant IT experience; OR recognised Honours degree (AQF Level 8) plus relevant IT experience. Recognition of relevant and current informal or non-formal learning may be used for entry requirements, and should be discussed with the Academic Chair.

English Language requirements: IELTS overall 6.0 with no band below 6.0; CAE - 169 overall with no band below 169; PTE - 50 with no band below 50; TOEFL IBT - 73 with no band less than 18; Test of English as a Foreign Language - Paper Based (TOEFL - Paper Based) - 534 (Test of Written English not less than 4.5); OET - OET with a minimum of C (250-290) in each of the four components.

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Murdoch University
Perth Campus
90 South Street Perth Western Australia 6150