Bachelor of Data Science

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Mathematical Sciences not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

A New Zealand university entrance qualification or equivalent.

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.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Mathematical Sciences at this level can earn:

$50,000

Median earnings one year after study

$58,000

Median earnings two years after study

$70,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

76%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

GCSB Women in STEM Scholarship

Provided by:

New Zealand Intelligence Community - Organisational Development New Zealand Intelligence Community

Website:

https://www.gcsb.govt.nz/working-for-us/gcsb-women-in-stem-scholarship/

Value:

The value of this award is $10,000, which can be spread over three years depending on your study plans.

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Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

The University of Auckland - The Scholarship Office

Website:

https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/study/scholarships-and-awards/find-a-scholarship.html

Value:

For: Assistance with study

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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.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999
Web: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

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Sources

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