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Be part of the growing demand for Data Scientists globally.

In the Data Science minor, you'll delve into computing, statistics, mathematics and business. 

You will understand the fundamental techniques for end-to-end processing to transform data into information. Explore machine learning, data visualisation, data mining and statistical modelling.

You'll learn to use data ethically and understand the legal considerations for data science and business communication.

You'll gain hands-on experience with relevant big data tools and technologies.

Apply creative and disruptive thinking to complex data science challenges and problems globally.


1 in Queensland for computer science and information systems

QS World University Rankings 2024

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Quantitative analyst
  • Bioinformatics researcher
  • Financial analyst
  • Senior business analyst
  • Statistical analyst
  • Database developer
  • Research analyst

Average annual salary range

Data Engineer


How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Seminars
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Analysis of Scientific Data
  • Advanced Analysis of Scientific Data
  • Fundamentals of Data Science
  • Theory and Practice in Science

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