Data Analytics, Testamur Major (T004)

  • Western Sydney University Major Code: T004

Previous Code:  ST3053.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University programs?  No

Extracting information from data has become a science in itself, blending skill sets from mathematics, statistics and computing. With a strong applications focus, this major covers the nature of data, how to embark on data driven investigations and visual and computational analytics. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills required to operate effectively in a data driven world. 


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Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal

Major Structure

Students studying in the Master of Information and Communications Technology and the Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) must complete 40 credit points as follows.

Subject Title Credit Points
Students must complete the following three subjects:
COMP 7006Data Science10
COMP 7023Predictive Analytics10
MATH 7016The Nature of Data10
Select one of the following:10
Programming for Data Science
Social Media Intelligence
Total Credit Points40

Students studying in the Master of Artificial Intelligence must complete the following four subjects.

Subject Title Credit Points
COMP 7006Data Science10
COMP 7024Programming for Data Science10
COMP 7025Social Media Intelligence10
MATH 7016The Nature of Data10
Total Credit Points40

Equivalent Subjects    

The subjects listed below count towards completion of this program for students who passed these subjects in 2021 or earlier.  

MATH 7011 Predictive Analytics, replaced by  COMP 7023 Predictive Analytics

MATH  7014 Social Media Intelligence, replaced by COMP 7025 Social Media Intelligence