Bachelor of Information Technology (Data Science)

Get the data science skills you need in our Bachelor of Information Technology.

Learn how to collect and interpret data – the language of the modern world. La Trobe’s major in data science equips you with the valuable skills you need to change the way we deal with the challenges of today, tomorrow and beyond.

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Some career outcomes include:

  • business intelligence analyst
  • data engineer
  • data scientist
  • analytics consultant
  • data analyst.

When you study data science as your major, your award will be Bachelor of Information Technology (Data Science). This means potential employers will see the specialised skills you gained at La Trobe University.

Learn more about the data science major as part of the Bachelor of Information Technology (Data Science)

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Study your way with our Bachelor of Information Technology (Data Science)

With more flexibility than ever, our Bachelor of Information Technology is designed to let you follow your interests while giving you a solid foundation in core IT skills. This means you can tailor your study to match your career goals and build skills in a way that suits you. You can now:

  • major in data science with subjects aligned to industry growth
  • gain real-world experience with industry-leading partner organisations
  • study flexibly online or at our Melbourne, Bendigo or Sydney campuses.

How to apply

  • If you’re a Year 12 student from Victoria, you can lodge an application via the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC). Your application will then be assessed based on your Year 12 results.

  • Visit our VTAC page to find out more about how to apply for the Bachelor of Business.

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