Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Data Science

PGDipADS

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Duration

1 year full-time

Entry times

Semester 1 or 2 (February or July)

Fees

NZD $8,157

Based on 2018
total programme fee

Pathways

Pathways inlcude:

  • Master of Applied Data Science
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Duration

1 year full-time

Entry times

Semester 1 or 2 (February or July)

Fees

NZD $22,800

Based on 2018
total programme fee

Pathways

Pathways inlcude:

  • Master of Applied Data Science
Apply Now Got a Question? Check your eligibility

Download Brochure

Overview

Data science is a new profession emerging along with the exponential growth in size, and availability of 'big data'. A data scientist provides insight into future trends from looking at past and current data. This is an essential skillset in a world where everything from education to commerce, communication to transport, involves large-scale data collection and digitalisation.

This postgraduate diploma is designed to accommodate students from a range of backgrounds (not just those with Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science majors), who want to enhance or build their data science capabilities and combine these with the skills and knowledge they bring from their previous studies. So long as you are data-hungry and industry-aware; this degree can add to your employability and career prospects.

Contact us

For full requirements see the Regulations for the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Data Science.

For study planning help contact the School of Mathematics and Statistics or the College of Engineering:

College of Engineering | Te Rāngai Pūkaha

University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha

Private Bag 4800

Christchurch 8140

New Zealand

Phone+64 3 369 2233

Emailcollegeofengineering@canterbury.ac.nz