The Australian National University (ANU) was the first choice for Bachelor of Applied Data Analytics and Bachelor of Commerce student Amy Yu. The unique option of a Flexible Double Degree ensured Amy could take advantage of interdisciplinary learning to explore more than one field of study.
Amy was equally pleased to see that the university offered Applied Data Analytics at an undergraduate level.
“This acute awareness and forward thinking shown by ANU to offer a suitable degree to meet the demand in this fast-paced world, lead me to believe in the university’s innovation and initiative, which also attracted me to the ANU.”
“When I was looking into other universities that offered similar degrees in relevant fields of data science, I found no other data related courses to be as multidisciplinary as the Bachelor of Applied Data Analytics."
“I believe the grounding in demographics, sociology and social research required for this degree is imperative in making me a well-rounded, employable and versatile person” explains Amy.
University life has seen Amy grow personally and professionally. She has taken inspiration from the many people she has met and is keen to explore the internship and project opportunities available to her.
“The passionate lecturers are eager to share their knowledge and are a constant source of encouragement and influence. I also find the students who aren’t afraid to dream big give me courage and optimism,” said Amy.
“Smaller classes mean the academics are more available to answer your questions whether it be after lectures or during consultations. They are willing to spend the time required to speak to you and this contributes to the feeling of a more personal learning experience.”
Amy’s advice to prospective students is to explore all the possibilities across the vast number of degrees, “There is truly something for everyone and as someone who didn’t have an idea of what I wanted to study one month before university started, I can attest to this.”
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