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Data Analytics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Online
It's a fact: Businesses today rely on data. Position yourself for a successful career in data analytics with this master's level program. You'll gain expertise in data mining, analytics, management and visualization, forecasting, modeling, and optimization and simulation through this master of science in data analytics online degree. 

About

Relevant coursework taught by faculty who know the field will prepare you to tackle both the technical and business challenges posed by big data—and increase your value to organizations in need of professionals who can help propel business forward with powerful decision making, based on data.

Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to demonstrate the ability to:

  • Integrate the knowledge of mathematics, statistics, and computer science to collect, analyze and interpret data
  • Use big data to understand market trends, drive business decisions to remain competitive and optimize performance
  • Evaluate machine learning methods and strategies for advanced data mining
  • Apply research concepts to support advanced topics in data analytics

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Management
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Predictive Modeling

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • 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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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    53

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.85

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.85 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).

General Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • A completed graduate application for admission
  • Official or certified transcripts/mark sheets from all institutions attended, including bachelor’s degree and master's degree.
  • Statement of Purpose: an essay explaining your motivation, aptitude and goals related to graduate-level study
  • 2 letters of recommendation. Current résumé or CV

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    742 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 742 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    742 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 742 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Funding

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