Undergraduate study in Data Science

What can you study in Data Science?

You can complete a Bachelor of Science in Data Science in areas such as:

  • Processing data and managing databases
  • Bringing together data from disparate sources
  • Extracting information and value from data
  • Conducting statistical and predictive modelling
  • Developing effective critical analysis, communication and reflective skills

Graduates will develop an enthusiasm for ideas, discovery and learning, and intellectual curiosity. You'll have the opportunity to work independently and contribute to collaborative projects, and become a responsible citizen in a data-rich world.

Meet our students

Watch the video below and hear what two of our students – Alyssa Shi and Hanna Bramanto – have to say about studying undergraduate Data Science.

Structuring your undergraduate programme in Data Science

If you began your degree prior to 2019 we recommend you seek advice to make sure you are taking the correct courses.

Visit your online help and support centre, AskAuckland

Where can undergraduate study in Data Science take you?

There is currently an unmet demand for graduates in the field of data science. As a Data Science graduate, you will have a range of career opportunities available to you.

Jobs related to Data Science

  • Data analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Database administrator
  • Developer
  • Information officer
  • Insight manager
  • Statistician

Further study options

Scholarships and awards

Each year we award scholarships and prizes to thousands of students.

Find out about the scholarships you may be eligible for, search available scholarships or begin an application by visiting Scholarships and awards.

Help and advice

Student Hubs

Visit your hubs for help and advice on any aspect of your studies and life at University.

The Student Hubs are your physical gateway to Waipapa Taumata Rau | the University of Auckland.

The Student Hubs services are available seven days a week at the City, Grafton, Epsom and Tai Tonga campuses and six days a week at Tai Tokerau, with friendly staff available to provide you with advice on any aspect of your studies and life at the University.

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