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Undergraduate subject

Data Science

Mātauranga Raraunga

11 October 2023
Data scientists are one of the newest professions to come from this demand for effective storage, maintenance, and use of 'big data'.


Data Science


Data Science is an emerging field that combines Computer Science, Mathematics, and Statistics with other disciplines. You will learn to understand and analyse data, and communicate your findings for the best possible decision-making.


Data Science

What will my study involve?

  • Investigate the many sources and applications of data in healthcare, business, transport, economics, etc.
  • Get hands-on in the field in connection with UC’s various research centres.
  • Project work in your final year where you will be applying data science in the workplace.

Data Science


Bachelor of Data Science

See the Bachelor of Data Science for the compulsory Data Science courses in the degree.

As well as the core courses, you will also study towards one of the following majors:

Data Science major

Complete the compulsory courses for the Bachelor of Data Science, along with the following major courses:




In addition to the major requirements above, and the compulsory Bachelor of Data Science courses, any additional electives to achieve a total of 360 points should be selected from:

Data Science

Career opportunities

With such a wide range of industry applications, Data Science is one of the most essential and employable skills of the 21st century.

Career pathways could include:

  • data scientist
  • business and technology analyst
  • data visualisation consultant
  • insights consultant.

Find out more about what you can do with a degree in Data Science.

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