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Data Analytics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
, TX,
The Master of Science (MS) in Data Analytics is a theory and an application-based program that will provide students with a broad education in advanced statistics, digital data acquisition, digital data management, data analysis, and data presentation. 

About

The MS in Data Analytics is designed to meet the increasing need for highly skilled data analysts who can analyze the growing amount of data confronting in a variety of disciplines, and transform it into usable information for use in decision-making. The program is a university-wide collaboration that delivers rigorous training in statistical analysis and computational techniques, and provides mastery of data analysis tied to interdisciplinary applications.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Applied Regression Analysis
  • Multivariate Analysis and Nonparametic Statistics
  • Project Management
  • Data Mining
  • Database Management Systems
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Managerial Decision Making
  • Decision Modeling

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    81

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    553

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • A completed Apply Texas application form which will include a 1000-word essay that addresses why you want to study data analytics
  • Bachelor degree conferred by a regionally accredited institution.
  • Official University transcript(s) from which the applicant earned Bachelor's degree and an advanced degree 
  • Graduate Record Exam
  • Resume documenting any work experience that emphasizes personal and professional accomplishments.
  • Two letters of recommendation with accompanying recommendation forms from individuals well-acquainted with your work
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score

Tuition Fee

  • International

    725 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 725 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    360 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 360 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Houston

  • 1067 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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