Eligibility & Entry Requirement
To be considered for entry, the student must have completed:
- An undergraduate degree with a major in a relevant discipline (computer science, data science or statistics) with a weighted average mark (WAM) of at least 65 percent, and
- 12.5 points (one subject) of university-level computer science (or equivalent) with content focused on computer programming, and
- Both the following subjects (or their equivalents):
- Calculus 2
- Linear Algebra.
Work Experience Eligibility:
- Students do not require any kind of work experience for this particular program.
- If students have any work experience then the chances of accepting the applications are more.
- If a student does not have a major in computer science and/or statistics, then he/she can explore the Graduate Diploma in Data Science as a starting point in this field.
- When the student successfully completes the Graduate Diploma in Data Science with a weighted average mark of above 65 percent, he/she may be eligible to move into the Master of Data Science and receive up to 50 points of advanced standing.
Submission of GRE scores is not compulsory for this program, however, it is recommended to submit a minimum GRE-300 for better a chance of admission.
Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.
The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirem….Read More
Required Document List
Following Documents are required to attend this program:
- Statement of Purpose: An essay or other written statement written by the student.
- Resume/CV: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work and/or volunteer experience.
- Academic Documents: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended.
- Sample of written work: Student has to write something interesting as their sample essay in the application form.
- Statement of Interest: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
- Two confidential letters of recommendation: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
VISA & Work Study
An international student must obtain a Student Visa of Australia to study and work in Australia for a period longer than 6 months.
Things to remember:
- Students can stay up to 5 years and in line with their enrolment.
- The cost of the VISA application is 420$.
- can be enrolled in a course of study in Australia.
- Students have to hold Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) or fall in one of the exemption categories.
With this VISA student can:
- participate in an eligible course of study.
- bring family members to Australia with students.
- apply online in or outside of Australia.
Types of VISA:
- Student Visa: The student visa is a temporary visa that allows students to come to Australia for a specified period to study at an Australian educational institution.
- Visitor Visa: After completing the course, students may need to apply for a Visitor (Tourist) Visa to attend the graduation ceremony or stay to have a holiday.
- Relative’s Visitor Visa: If student's relatives wish to attend the graduation ceremony and require a letter to assist with their Visitor Visa application, they can order an official Graduation letter.
- Temporary Graduate Visa: The Temporary Graduate Visa allows graduates to work in Australia temporarily after they finish their studies. It has two streams: the Graduate Work stream and the Post-Study Workstream.
- Applying For permanent Residency: International students who wish to remain in Australia permanently need to apply for Permanent Residency (PR).
If students are under 18 years of age, they must have approved accommodation and welfare arrangements in place before a visa can be issued.
Australia is a great place to work as an international student. Students may choose to work while studying. This can be an option to earn extra spending money and get a taste of the local culture. Here are a few things to remember:
- Work hours: Students can work up to 40 hours every two weeks while studying, and unlimited hours during holiday breaks.
- Workplace protections: Students have the same protections at work as anyone else working in Australia.
- Minimum wage: Students will get at least a minimum rate of pay per hour no matter what job they do.
- Strong support: Students will find support every step of the journey as a student worker. Help is always available from the government and private organizations as well as an education provider.