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MONASH UNIVERSITY, MELBOURNE, VICTORIA - PROGRAMS

Melbourne, VictoriaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1958Established Year
  49728Enrollment

Master (Data Science)

 2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus

$ 28,970 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Master in Data Science at Monash University is offered as a 1.5 and 2-year program.
  • The student can select any one of the following:
    • 2 years full-time –  4 years part-time (96 points to complete)
    • 1.5 years full-time – 3 years part-time (72 points to complete)
  • The student can select data science electives such as machine learning, learning from semi-structured data like text, and big data handling.
  • The course electives allow the student to build deeper skills in data analytics and machine learning.
  • The students will be learning Python and R (for data analysis), Hadoop and Spark (for distributed processing), Machine Learning(Predictions, Classifications, Reinforcement Learning).
  • In your final semester, the student will take part in an Industry Experience team project, working with industry mentors to develop data-driven IT solutions.
  • The student will undertake a minor-thesis research project, investigating cutting-edge problems under the supervision of internationally recognized researchers.
  • The jobs to follow after graduation are:
    • Data Scientist
    • Data Analyst
    • Data Engineer
    • Business Analyst
    • Machine Learning Engineer.., etc.
  • The average salary of the student after getting placed is 66,499 USD.


Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Fees$ 57,940 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Term 1 (Deadline - Oct 15)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
Program Urlhttps://www.monash.edu/study/courses/find-a-course/2020/data-science-c6004?international=true

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

Duration: 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time (96 points to complete)

  • An Australian undergraduate degree, not necessarily in IT, with at least a 60% average, or a qualification deemed by the faculty to be a satisfactory equivalent.

Duration: 1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time (72 points to complete)

  • An Australian undergraduate degree in a cognate discipline relating to IT, or a business, engineering or science degree with an IT major including programming, databases, and mathematics, with at least a 60% average, or a qualification deemed by the faculty to be a satisfactory equivalent.

Language Requirments:

  • The students whose official language is not English should submit the English Language Proficiency Scores.


Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • Higher Secondary School Certificate - The certificate provided by the education board after completion of the Higher secondary education.
  • Statement of marks - The marks statement provided by the education board.
  • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
  • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of your experience and skills.


Application Deadline

Term 1
Oct 15


Scores Required

79 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

58 / 90

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$28970$28970

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 8,601
Food$ 14,592
Transport$ 1,689

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Monash International Merit Scholarship $6,561 Yes 15 Mar, 2020
Monash International Leadership Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
Destination Australia Scholarship $11,070 Yes 07 Jul, 2021
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Australia Awards Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
Australian Government Research Training Program Variable Yes N/A
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) is responsible for issuing visas for entry to Australia.
  • Students who are planning to study a registered course are required to obtain a student visa.
  • With this visa the student can :
    • Participate in an eligible course of study in Australia
    • Travel in and out of Australia
    • Work up to 40 hours every 2-week period once the course starts
  • This is a temporary visa to study for up to 5 years. The type of course and its length will determine the length of stay.
  • Primary school children enrolled in years 1-4 can only be granted a student visa for a maximum of 2 years. 
  • If the student visa will expire before the graduation the student might be eligible for a Visitor visa (subclass 600). The student will need a letter from the education provider with the date of the graduation.
  • The visa costs from AUD620 for the main applicant, unless they are exempt.
  • The visa application can take longer to process if the student :
    • Do not fill it incorrectly.
    • Do not include all the documents that need more information.
    • It takes time to verify the information.
  • The Eligibility to apply for a visa is:
    • Age – less than 20 years old when you begin Year 12.
    • Evidence of enrolment
    • The student must have taken the English language test in the 2 years before the student applies to for a student visa.
    • English language evidence exemptions:

    • The student is a citizen and holds a passport from the UK, USA, Canada, NZ or Republic of Ireland 
    • The student is an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)
    • 2 years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while you held a student visa.

Work Study

  • Casual or part-time work is a great way to support the student while studying.
  • It's also a way to gain real-world work experience that looks great on the resume.
  • Employers look favorably on students who can balance study and work commitments because it shows good time-management skills and a willingness to work. 
  • As a guide, the student should avoid working more than 15 hours per week during the semester if the student is a full-time student, otherwise, it might affect the studies.
  • Typical student jobs include retail, hospitality and customer service roles. These provide good opportunities to develop important employability skills.
  • All the students in this university will have access to career gateway which is an online job searching within the university premises
  • If a student has a student visa then they can work for a maximum of 40 hours per week.

Career and Placement after Course

  • The jobs to follow after graduation are:
    • Data Scientist
    • Data Analyst
    • Data Engineer
    • Business Analyst
    • Machine Learning Engineer.., etc.
  • The average salary of the student after getting placed is 66,499 USD.



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