Why study data science at La Trobe?

Rising demand

Tap into the rising demand for skilled data science professionals.

LinkedIn's Most Promising Jobs of 2019

Unique scholarship opportunities

Eligible students can apply for a $3000 scholarship to complete a six-week research project in mathematics or statistics.

Read more about the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) Vacation Research Scholarship

Top 450 globally

We’re ranked in the world's top 450 for mathematics.

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), 2022 QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022: Chemistry

Career opportunities in data science

Career pathways

Data science builds your skills in analysing and interpreting data. You’ll be prepared for a range of careers, including:

  • Business intelligence analyst
  • Data engineer
  • Data scientist
  • Analytics consultant
  • Data analyst

Future employers

Potential employers of data science graduates include:

  • Deloitte
  • Atlassian
  • IBM
  • Optus
  • Aecom Technology

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