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Master of Data Science (MC-DATASC) // Entry and participation requirements

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Entry requirements

In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:

  • Any undergraduate degree with a major in Computer Science, Data Science or Statistics with a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%), or equivalent
  • A 12.5 point subject from computer science or related disciplines whose content is focused on computer programming (taken at any tertiary year level)
  • 25 points of first-year tertiary Mathematics and Statistics subjects including MAST10006 Calculus 2 or equivalent

Meeting these requirements does not guarantee selection.

In ranking applications, the Selection Committee will consider prior academic performance.

The Selection Committee may seek further information to clarify any aspect of an application in accordance with the Academic Board rules on the use of selection instruments.

Applicants are required to satisfy the university’s English language requirements for postgraduate courses. For those applicants seeking to meet these requirements by one of the standard tests approved by the Academic Board, performance band 6.5 is required.

Core participation requirements

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to providingsupport to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website. http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/