Bachelor of Data Science

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Mathematical Sciences not elsewhere classified

Duration

3

3 Years

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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

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A New Zealand university entrance qualification or equivalent.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

3 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
N/A N/A
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
N/A N/A
Total N/A N/A

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

N/A


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $50,579
Earnings range $39,949 - $59,513
In employment 64%
In further study 26%
On a benefit 1%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

Freemasons New Zealand - National Office

Website:

http://freemasonsnz.org/charity/

Value:

$6,000 - one per Division.

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UC Mathematics and Statistics Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Canterbury - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

Value:

$1,000, $2,500 or 5,000

Read more

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

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

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.

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