Data Science and Machine Learning, Minor (0322)

  • Western Sydney University Minor Code: 0322

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Programs:  Yes.  Check that your program has the available credit points required to complete the subjects in this field of study. Any requisite requirements must also be met. Consult your Program Advisor for further advice.

Data science and machine learning are becoming increasingly important in large range of organisations dealing with large amounts of data. Analysing, processing and using the available data requires specialised skills combining mathematics, statistics and computing with a range of approaches in data science and machine learning. Students in this minor learn how to extract, model and visualise data to provide insights, solve challenging problems and develop predictions. 

Campus Attendance Mode Advice
Parramatta Victoria Road Campus Full-time Internal
Parramatta Victoria Road Campus Part-time Internal
Penrith Campus Full-time Internal
Penrith Campus Part-time Internal

Students must complete 40 credit points as follows

Subject Title Credit Points
COMP 2025Introduction to Data Science10
COMP 3020Social Web Analytics10
COMP 3032Machine Learning10
Select one of the following:10
Statistical Decision Making
Thinking About Data
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 2009 Introduction to Data Science is replaced by COMP 2025 Introduction to Data Science

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