Bachelor of Data Science
University of Canterbury
Mathematical Sciences not elsewhere classified
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates will develop skills, knowledge and competencies that will enable them to gain employment in data-science-related roles in the public and private sectors, in positions relevant to data science. They will be effective data science professionals in their chosen fields of employment, whether within or beyond New Zealand. They will have gained theoretical knowledge and practical/technical skills associated with their work. Their knowledge will be multi-disciplinary, flexible and transferable to a wide range of vocations and occupations. They will have the analytical, numeracy, and critical thinking skills to support evidence-based decision-making, and will be able to communicate the relevant information to and with communities and multi/interdisciplinary teams.
Key Information for Students
A New Zealand university entrance qualification or equivalent.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$39,949 - $59,513|
|In further study||26%|
|On a benefit||1%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
GCSB Tertiary Scholarship
New Zealand Intelligence Community - Organisational Development New Zealand Intelligence Community
The value of this award is $10,000, which can be spread over three years depending on your study plans.
This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.