Bachelor of Communication (Journalism) / Bachelor of Data Science 48 months Undergraduate Program By Queensland University of Technology (QUT) |Top Universities

Program overview

Main Subject

Communication and Media Studies

Degree

Other

Study Level

Undergraduate

Study Mode

On Campus

Across the world, we are collecting unprecedented amounts of data. We need skilled data scientists to understand and interpret the data, and communicate meaningful insights to inform business-critical decisions. Throughout the degree, you will combine mathematics, statistics, and computer science to analyse and extract knowledge from large amounts of data. The course covers the theory and the practical tools for data acquisition, storage, management, processing, analysis and visualisation. This major prepares you for a dynamic career in factual writing whether you are covering global affairs, hosting a criminal investigations podcast, or drafting social media posts. You will learn fundamental concepts like fairness and accuracy, as well as pioneering skills in multimedia production, data-driven storytelling, and reporting for social justice. 

Program overview

Main Subject

Communication and Media Studies

Degree

Other

Study Level

Undergraduate

Study Mode

On Campus

Across the world, we are collecting unprecedented amounts of data. We need skilled data scientists to understand and interpret the data, and communicate meaningful insights to inform business-critical decisions. Throughout the degree, you will combine mathematics, statistics, and computer science to analyse and extract knowledge from large amounts of data. The course covers the theory and the practical tools for data acquisition, storage, management, processing, analysis and visualisation. This major prepares you for a dynamic career in factual writing whether you are covering global affairs, hosting a criminal investigations podcast, or drafting social media posts. You will learn fundamental concepts like fairness and accuracy, as well as pioneering skills in multimedia production, data-driven storytelling, and reporting for social justice. 

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

84+
24+
176+
6.5+
58+
79+
1100+
28+
Before you start this course, we assume you have sound knowledge of the subject/s listed below. If you don't have the subject knowledge, you can still apply for the course but we strongly encourage you to undertake bridging studies to gain the knowledge: English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C).
4 Years
Feb
Jul

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

10,600 AUD
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International Students

35,500 AUD
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