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ProgramsIT/CSIT/CS(Postgrad)DataSciGraduate Certificate in Data Science (2020)

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Year 1 - Semester 1

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
6COMP5310: Principles of Data Science
6STAT5002: Introduction to Statistics
6COMP9007: Algorithms
6COMP9120: Database Management Systems

Note:   The table assumes a completion in 1 semester with a full-time load of 24 credit points. When studied part-time, the duration of the Graduate Certificate in Data Science extends correspondingly.

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Block 1 - Data Science Core

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP5310 Principles of Data Science 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP9007 Algorithms 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
S1 Intensive
COMP9120 Database Management Systems 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
STAT5002 Introduction to Statistics 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Course: Graduate Certificate in Data Science (2020)
CP Required: 24
Min FT Duration: 0.50 Years
Min PT Duration: 1.00 Years
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Years Offered: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016
Requirements: To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Data Science:

(a) Candidates must complete 24 credit points and satisfy the requirements specified in the following clauses.

(b) Candidates must complete the following Core units of study: COMP5310, STAT5002, COMP9007, COMP9120.

(c) In cases where the Associate Dean waives the requirement for a student to complete a compulsory unit of study (under 46(1) of the Coursework Policy 2014) the student will be required to select Core or Data Science Elective units from the Master of Data Science table which complement their prior background and qualifications (subject to assessment by the Academic Director) as may be necessary to satisfy the requirements of the degree.

- Where a waiver is granted for a COMP core unit of study another COMP unit must be taken and where the waiver is granted for STAT5002 another STAT unit of study must be taken.

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