Data analytics discipline for the National Graduate Program professional pathway

If you have a degree and want a career in data analytics, we want you.

Type of degree

We’re looking for graduates with data analytics and related degrees:

  • actuarial studies
  • business and finance
  • econometrics
  • engineering
  • mathematics
  • risk and intelligence
  • science (IT related majors).

We’re also looking for graduates with any of these data analytics and IT degrees in the following subjects:

  • application development
  • business analysis
  • computer science
  • data science and analytics
  • machine learning
  • software engineering.

We’re also looking for graduates with any of these specialised IT degrees in the following subjects:

  • application development
  • creative technologies
  • cyber security
  • gaming or gamification
  • information systems
  • IT services and strategy
  • programming.

If you have one of these degrees, you could also apply for the generalist pathway. It gives you the opportunity to work on diverse projects and learn how different areas operate. Or, apply for both.

Read about how to apply.

Range of work

In the data analytics discipline, you may work on a range of projects and tasks like:

  • conducting strategic forecasting including data analysis, research and trend reporting
  • managing information and data
  • investigating fraud and compliance
  • analysing data relevant to service delivery and policy.

Page last updated: 12 March 2020