The Graduate Certificate in City Analytics is a unique six-month program intended to upskill the next generation of city data, analytics and modelling professionals. In this program you will be introduced to the power of data-driven approaches in understanding the inherent complexity of the city; it will play an important, foundational role in developing your skill set and developing the culture of data-driven, evidence-based policy and decision making across our cities. The core elements of the Graduate Certificate in City Analytics are courses in Scientific Programming, Digital Cities, GIS in Planning and Urban Data Visualisation.

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Why choose this degree?

You will gain a thorough foundational knowledge of city data, analytics, modelling and visualisation skills, making it possible for you to understand the spatial and temporal dimensions of our cities.

Who should choose this degree?

Anyone intending to proceed into the Graduate Diploma of City Analytics chooses this program, as well as those who intend to broaden and advance their knowledge in this area.

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Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

  • Spatial Analysis
  • Data Analysis
  • Future Transport Direction
  • Urban Data
  • Smart City Management

Entry requirements

The emerging field of smart cities is of interest and relevance to a wide range of professions and disciplines areas. Accordingly, the range of Bachelor degree subject areas considered a relevant background for admission to this program is quite broad. Applicants with undergraduate degrees in the following subject areas and who have achieved a credit average will be eligible for admission to the suite of City Analytics programs. There will be an opportunity for articulation to the Masters program on satisfactory completion of the course requirements for the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma.

Built Environment subject areas Business Computer Science Environmental Sciences Engineering Law/Jurisprudence Social science, social and public policy Design Disciplines PLEASE NOTE: That the Graduate Certificate is not available to International students as it can only be undertaken on a part-time basis.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term. Some high-demand programs and Faculties with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date. Find out more.

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