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Social Data Analytics and Research

University of Texas at Dallas

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
18856 USD/year
18856 USD/year
10542 USD/year
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About

The Social Data Analytics and Research program at University of Texas at Dallas builds on faculty expertise in criminology, economics, geospatial information sciences, political science, collection and analysis for which there is increasing career demand by government, nonprofit and private sector organizations, and by doctoral programs and other advanced research institutions.

Overview

Graduates in the Social Data Analytics and Research program at University of Texas at Dallas acquire proficiency in:

  • Social science research design and evaluation, including quantitative and qualitative approaches.
  • Quantitative and qualitative data discovery and analysis methods, including understanding and analyzing large data sets.
  • Harnessing capabilities to help government, nonprofit and private sector organizations as they address pressing societal issues on both local and global scales.
  • Interpreting core theories and philosophical dimensions of social science practice, and promoting ethical use of social science methodologies.
  • Justifying the importance of applied social science in helping to shape public policy and action.
  • Building successful career paths in diverse fields that rely upon social data analytics and research.

Career Options

Graduates seek varied positions, including: data analyst/scientist, data mining specialist, database manager, statistician, program evaluation analyst, decision support analyst, research analyst, opinion polling statistician, community intelligence expert and information resource analyst.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Methods of Data Collection and Production
  • Research Practice in the Social Sciences
  • Research Design 
  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

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.
80
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

  • Proof of English proficiency.
  • GRE or GMAT score.
  • Completed UT Dallas graduate application.
  • Application fee.
  • $50 non-refundable international credential evaluation fee.
  • Diplomas and/or degree certificates. Upload scanned copies with certified English translations by the appropriate academic institution or government agency.
  • All college/university transcripts or mark sheets.
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • Certified translation of non-English documents.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9428 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    18856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9428 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5271 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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