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University of Newcastle

Newcastle , New South Wales ,Australia

Bachelor of Data Science / Bachelor of Computer Science

Data scientists create and use a variety of tools and frameworks to examine patterns in data. These frameworks help inform the development of software and technologies used in the computer science discipline – everything from smart phones and homes to autonomous vehicles and life-saving health equipment.

The combined Bachelor of Computer Science/Bachelor of Data Science will equip you with knowledge and practical experience in both areas. Giving you the skills to develop new and innovative technologies and forge and exciting and rewarding career.

Our computer science laboratories provide the perfect practical environment to apply your knowledge and test your skills. As a student, you will use the latest data analysis and programming software such as Python and R.

Throughout your studies you will tackle real-world problems, develop solutions to challenges and put your theory into practice.

Campus Information

Newcastle - Callaghan

The University of Newcastle's main campus at Callaghan is only 12 kilometres from beaches and the heart of Newcastle - a city named as one of the world's top 'Smart Cities' to watch in 2017 by Global magazine National Geographic Traveler.


  • Feb

Application Processing Time in Days: 21

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Data and computer science are rapidly growing fields with a myriad of career opportunities. Jobs exist all over the world in almost every industry, from IT to business, manufacturing, defence and many more.

Professional opportunities:

  • Big data Specialist
  • Digital Transformation Specialist
  • Software Architect
  • Games Developer
  • Business Intelligence Director
  • Cyber Security Advisor

PSW Opportunity

  • 3 years

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

  • Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools..



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