Academic advice and sample study plans are available to students enroled in the Master of Data Science.

Making appointments with academic advisors

Appointments with an academic advisor may be made via email to studentenquiries@itee.uq.edu.au, via phone 07 3365 2097 or in person at the School Office in Room 425, General Purpose South Building (78-425).

Office hours: 8.30am–4.30pm Monday–Friday (during semester)

Appointment times

Effective Semester 1, 2021

Program Advisor Location Available
MDataSci Dr Sen Wang Via Zoom Wednesday 2.00–3.00pm
Contact studentenquiries@itee.uq.edu.au for appointment
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Study plans - Semester 2 entry

Option 1: 32 Units Program

Students with maths or statistics background in their undergraduates such as calculus, linear algebra, or statistics courses. Note that from Semester 1, 2021 COMP7703 - Machine Learning (offered in Semester 1) can be substituted for DATA7703 - Machine Learning (offered in Semester 2) - approved by EAIT ADA 

Sem 2 Sem 1 Sem 2 Sem 1
DATA7001 Introduction to Data Science DATA7202 Statistical methods for Data Science DATA7901 Capstone 1 DATA7902 Capstone 2
CSSE7030 Introduction to Software Engineering* DATA7703 Machine Learning DATA7002 Responsible Data Science DATA7201 Data Analytics at Scale
STAT7203 Applied probability & statistics INFS7901 Database Principles* INFS3200 Advanced Database Systems Course from B2 or C
MATH7502 Mathematics for Data Science 2 Course from B2 or C Course from B2 or C  

Option 2: 32 Units Program

Students with a computing or IT background in their undergraduate such as programming, algorithms and database courses. Note that from Semester 1, 2021 COMP7703 - Machine Learning (offered in Semester 1) can be substituted for DATA7703 - Machine Learning (offered in Semester 2) - approved by EAIT ADA 

Sem 2 Sem 1 Sem 2 Sem 1
DATA7001 Introduction to Data Science DATA7201 Data Analytics at Scale DATA7901 Capstone 1 DATA7902 Capstone 2
INFS3200 Advanced Database Systems MATH7501Mathematics for Data Science 1* DATA7002 Responsible Data Science DATA7202 Statistical methods for Data Science
Course from B2 or C Course from B2 or C STAT7203 Applied probability & statistics DATA7703 Machine Learning
Course from B2 or C Course from B2 or C MATH7502 Mathematics for Data Science 2  

Option 3: 24 Units Program

Students who have done both computing and maths courses in their undergraduate. Note that from Semester 1, 2021 COMP7703 - Machine Learning (offered in Semester 1) can be substituted for DATA7703 - Machine Learning (offered in Semester 2) - approved by EAIT ADA 

Sem 2 Sem 1 Sem 2  
DATA7001 Introduction to Data Science DATA7901 Capstone 1 DATA7902 Capstone 2  
INFS3200 Advanced Database Systems DATA7201 Data Analytics at Scale DATA7002 Responsible Data Science  
STAT7203 Applied probability & statistics DATA7202 Statistical methods for Data Science Course from B2 or C  
Course from B2 or C DATA7703 Machine Learning    

*Students who have existing knowledge relating to these courses are encouraged to seek academic advise towards taking DATA7201/DATA7202 in an earlier semester.

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Study plans - Semester 1 entry

Option 1: 32 Units Program

Students with maths or statistics background in their undergraduates such as calculus, linear algebra, or statistics courses.  Note that from Semester 1, 2021 COMP7703 - Machine Learning (offered in Semester 1) can be substituted for DATA7703 - Machine Learning (offered in Semester 2) - approved by EAIT ADA 

Sem 1 Sem 2 Sem 1 Sem 2
DATA7001 Introduction to Data Science DATA7002 Responsive Data Science DATA7901 Capstone 1 DATA7902 Capstone 2
CSSE7030 Introduction to Software Engineering* STAT7203 Applied Probability & Statistics DATA7201 Data Analytics at Scale Course from part B2 or C
INFS7901 Database Principles MATH7502 Mathematics for Data Science 2 DATA7202 Statistical methods for Data Science Course from part B2 or C
Course from part B2 or C INFS3200 Advanced Database Systems DATA7703 Machine Learning  

Option 2: 32 Units Program

Students with a computing or IT background in their undergraduate such as programming, algorithms and database courses. Note that from Semester 1, 2021 COMP7703 - Machine Learning (offered in Semester 1) can be substituted for DATA7703 - Machine Learning (offered in Semester 2) - approved by EAIT ADA 

Sem 1 Sem 2 Sem 1 Sem 2
DATA7001 Introduction to Data Science DATA7002 Responsive Data Science DATA7901 Capstone 1 DATA7902 Capstone 2
MATH7501 Mathematics for Data Science 1* STAT7203 Applied Probability & Statistics DATA7202 Statistical methods for Data Science Course from B2 or C
Course from B2 or C MATH7502 Mathematics for Data Science 2 DATA7703 Machine Learning Course from B2 or C
Course from B2 or C INFS7907 Advanced Database Systems DATA7201 Data Analytics at Scale  

*Students who have existing knowledge relating to these courses are encouraged to seek academic advise towards taking DATA7201/DATA7202 in an earlier semester.


Option 3: 24 Units Program

Students who have done both computing and maths courses in their undergraduate. Note that from Semester 1, 2021 COMP7703 - Machine Learning (offered in Semester 1) can be substituted for DATA7703 - Machine Learning (offered in Semester 2) - approved by EAIT ADA 

Sem 1 Sem 2 Sem 1  
DATA7001 Introduction to Data Science DATA7901 Capstone 1 DATA7902 Capstone 2  
DATA7703 Machine Learning DATA7002 Responsible Data Science Course from B2 or C  
DATA7202 Statistical methods for Data Science Course from B2 or C Course from B2 or C  
DATA7201 Data Analytics at Scale Course from B2 or C    

The study plans are for reference only, please consult with an academic advisor for more details.

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