Why choose DEAKIN

Top 1% universities worldwide

Ranked 1st among universities in the Victoria state for post-graduation student employability

Top 50 Under 50 universities in the world

Ranked 8th globally and 1st in Australia for quality of digital learning materials

Top 100 universities worldwide for Science and Technology.

Ranked Top 1 in the state of Victoria for 11 consecutive years in terms of student satisfaction after graduation


Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Data Science program at SBS will undergo a 3-year training period (the first year in Vietnam and the following 2 years with the option to study in Vietnam or transfer to Deakin University, Australia). The specific courses include:


Students start their first year with "Foundation" subjects, providing essential knowledge and a solid foundation while introducing them to the field 

List of subjects in Year 1:

  • Business and the Business Environment
  • Python Programing 101
  • Math for Computing
  • Leadership and Management
  • Programming
  • Networking & computers Communication
  • Database design and development
  • Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Intelligent Systems
  • Data analytic
  • Advance programming for data analysis
  • Machine learning
  • Big data analytics & visualization

Students will continue to explore the entire data lifecycle to develop a deep understanding of information creation, collection, processing, analysis, and strategic decision-making at Deakin University, Australia

List of subjects in Year 2:

  • Computure Systerm
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Linear Algebra for Data Analysis
  • Data Wrangling
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Professional Practice in Information Technology

Additionally, each semester, students will take 2 elective courses in their major or related fields.


“Finish” will be the final step in the process of earning a bachelor's degree in Data Science. The subjects in the third year will mainly support students to equip them with practical career skills to be ready to enter the global labor market.

List of subjects in Year 3: 

  • Feature Generation and Engineering
  • Data Capture Technologies
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Team Project (B) – Execution and Delivery

Furthermore, each student will take 2 elective courses in their major or related fields per semester, as well as participate in Team Projects and Internships. 


With the orientation of experiential education, SBS always tries to build a mentor team with many years of experience working in the field of Data Science.

Dr. Nguyen Duc Thanh

Dr. Nguyen Duc Thanh

PhD in Computer Science - Wollongong University, Australia; Senior Lecturer in Computer Science at Deakin University; Postdoctoral fellow at Singapore University of Technology and Design

Dr. Vu Duc Ly

Dr. Vu Duc Ly

PhD in Computer Science at the University of Trento.
Mr. Luong Tran Ngoc Khiet

Mr. Luong Tran Ngoc Khiet

The head of the Data Science department at Saigon Business School


The first year (in Vietnam)
4.500 USD (3 semesters/year);
The second and third years (in Australia)
Estimated AUD 38,600/year (SBS students receive 20% tuition reduction by default)


  • The estimated cost is calculated at an exchange rate of 16,500 VND/AUD, equivalent to 636,900,000 VND per year (excluding the 20% scholarship).
  • Tuition fees for the next 2 years may vary depending on the subject the student is enrolled in
  • The above costs do not include living expenses



Students at SBS will have the opportunity to access countless scholarship packages from 30 - 100% depending on academic achievement, active participation in student union activities as well as policies and targets of the school. school each year. 

Moreover, as a student at SBS, you will have the opportunity to immediately receive a 20% scholarship for the Deakin transfer study abroad program.

Please contact the Admissions Office or leave information for more specific advice on scholarship opportunities for the Bachelor of Data Science Program.



To ensure the best training quality, students need to ensure the following conditions to enter SBS

High school graduation or equivalent
Grade 12 GPA of 7.0 or higher or National High School Exam score of 18 points or higher (for Vietnamese students only)
English level: IELTS 6.0 or equivalent or higher (if not, you can join the preparatory English semester of the school)




Established in 1974, Deakin University is one of the largest public universities in Australia with four campuses across Victoria state. Deakin's main campuses are located in Melbourne, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, and Warrnambool 

Deakin University consistently ranks high in student satisfaction; in the 2019 Student Experience Survey, Deakin had the fourth-highest student satisfaction rate nationwide, the highest among all public universities in Australia, and the highest among all universities in Victoria.

More information about Deakin University https://www.deakin.edu.au/



Melbourne is likened to the San Francisco of Australia. As a cultural center with nearly 4.5 million people from 140 countries and territories, the city of Melbourne is remembered with the title of Leading City in the fields of education, entertainment, cultural development - sport. That's why for five consecutive years, the Economist Intelligence Unit has voted Melbourne the most livable city in the world.


Why choose the SBS global pathway program at Deakin?

When choosing the SBS global pathway program at Deakin, students will receive:

  • Affordable tuition fees
  • Deakin's 20% scholarship
  • Free assistance with preparing documents and transfer procedures
  • Preparation for studying abroad in a simulated international environment in Vietnam, including language preparation, soft skills development, opportunities to work in a multicultural environment, and assistance with finding part-time jobs overseas.
  • If not transferring to Australia, can students study in Vietnam?

    If unable to transfer to Australia, students can still enroll through Deakin's cloud campus (online training program) to continue studying in Vietnam. The degree obtained is equivalent to those obtained by students studying in Australia.

    Why choose to study in Australia?

    It's no coincidence that Australia is voted as one of the top study destinations for international students, including those from Vietnam. Many parents and students aspire to study in Australia for several key reasons:

  • Safe and friendly environment
  • High-quality and internationally recognized education
  • Reasonable tuition and living expenses
  • Convenient visa policies
  • Abundant career opportunities, etc
  • Is the visa success rate high for the SBS transfer study program to Australia?

    If you have completed 1 years of study in Vietnam, then the transition, applying for an Australian student visa when students follow the Bachelor program of Deakin University is almost quite successful. It should be noted, whether to issue a visa or not will be decided by the Embassy/Consulate, so it is not possible to be 100% sure that a visa will be issued, but the school will support students as much as possible in the process of preparing documents or interviewing (if any) to achieve the highest visa success rate.

    Which majors to choose in Australia?

    Studying in Australia is considered ideal for the majority of students when it offers a number of "hot" occupations and competitive strengths with other countries, such as Business Administration, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Biotechnology, etc.

    Is the cost of living in Australia expensive?

    The cost of living in Australia is expensive regardless of financial conditions, spending habits as well as other objective factors such as which city you attend in Australia, etc. Accordingly, the average cost in Australia usually includes such items as accommodation (from about AUD 40 - 90/week), meals (about AUD 140 - 280/week), public transport (about AUD 40 - 90/week), shopping, and entertainment (about AUD 80 - 150/week).

    Is it possible to apply for a scholarship while studying at Deakin?

    Students with outstanding academic achievements with high final grades, active participation in student organization programs, contributions in research activities, etc. fully have the opportunity to receive valuable scholarship packages from Deakin University.

    Do international students at Deakin University have opportunities for permanent residency or finding jobs in Australia after graduation?

    Deakin University ranks first among universities in Victoria for student employment after graduation. Deakin supports students in finding career opportunities not only after graduation but also throughout their studies. With the university's student support system, students can search for jobs in various fields through the DeakinTALENT information system. Additionally, students receive career advice from professionals on how to submit job applications in Australia and how to approach employers to stand out in the job market. Moreover, SBS is committed to facilitating job placements for students in Australia.


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