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Data Science

Heriot-Watt University Dubai

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
19702 EUR/year
19702 EUR/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Anytime
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About

With this Data Science programme at Heriot-Watt University Dubai you will learn how to model, store and process these data sets using the latest algorithms and techniques and about modern methods and tools for visually exploring them.

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Overview

The core courses of the  Data Science programme at  Heriot-Watt University Dubai  provide the key skill set of a data scientist: applying machine learning, managing large data sets, and generating interesting visualisations.

The skills acquired will be applicable to business applications, industrial applications and also to scientific data exploration.

Career

The job market in Dubai is fast evolving to accommodate the needs of the emerging knowledge economy towards which the UAE in general and Dubai in particular is moving. Within that context, the job prospects for graduates in MSc Data Science are excellent, both locally and also globally

Accreditation

This programme is accredited by the British Computer Society.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Visualisation and Analytics
  • Computer Network Security
  • Software Engineering Foundations
  • Advanced Software Engineering
  • Industrial Programming
  • Biologically Inspired Computation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • January intake is for part-time students only.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

For MSc entry, a good relevant Honours degree (first or second class) or equivalent overseas qualifications will be considered. Given the clear practical element of the programmes, we will also consider non-graduate candidates holding less than a good Honours degree, or its equivalent, but with compensating qualifications or experience may be admitted to the Postgraduate Diploma programme. Transfer to the MSc will be possible later on if exams and course work are at MSc level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19702 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19702 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    19702 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19702 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

AED 85050

Funding

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