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Data Science (non-Thesis), M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
The Master of Science in Data Science (non-Thesis) at Istanbul Sehir University aims to fill in the projected data science skills gap by educating tomorrow's data scientists. 


The digital ecosystem has experienced an exponential growth of data with billions of people and machines playing a central role. Fueled by the proliferation of e-commerce and social media, the digital data revolution has necessitated the understanding of ever growing and large volumes of heterogeneous data for the extraction of key business insights and gaining of competitive advantages in order to survive in the super competitive world of global business. 

All institutions face an existential threat lest they fail to adapt to the impending data revolution. Irrespective of the scale of the business and the function of the business unit, data driven decision-making has become the heartbeat of all company operations.

You will learn:

  • the necessary big data analytics skills
  • specialize in extracting key data insights from piles of raw data. 

The Master of Science in Data Science (non-Thesis) at Istanbul Sehir University will ensure you are well on your way to a successful career ahead.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Data Oriented Programming 
  • Data Warehousing 
  • Predictive Business Analytics 
  • Advanced Practicuum In Analytics 
  • Marketing Analytics 
  • Prescriptive Business Analytics 
  • Big Data, Tools and Technologies 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Duration description

      The maximum duration of study in the programs without thesis option is three semesters.

  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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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General Requirements

  • Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
  • The following documents are required for the applications: Transcript, Statement of Purpose, detailed CV, references (at least two), Language scores (TOEFL IBT (at least 79), etc.)

At least 2 reference(s) must be provided

  • A motivation letter must be added to your application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5328 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Istanbul

  • 2000 - 3240 TRY/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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