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Graduate Pathway in Data Science

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

6 months
15930 USD/year
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The Graduate Pathway in Data Science will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master's degree program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. 


After Graduation

After successfully completing the Graduate Pathway in Data Science at The University of Alabama at Birmingham, you are guaranteed to enter your next semester of study. 

This transition to university from an INTO program is called progression.

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
  • Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills through internships after completing course work.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


9 alternative credits


  • 30 credit hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 18 credit hours remaining toward degree


  • 30 credit hour program
  • 9 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 21 credit hours remaining toward degree


On Campus

Academic requirements

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General requirements

Academic requirements:

  • 2.5 GPA in 4 year Bachelor's Degree Program (or equivalent). Previous Coursework Required: 2 semesters of Calculus (Differential and Integral), Introduction to Computer Science in Python, Object Oriented Programming, Algorithms and Data Structures

English language requirements:

  • 1 Semester: TOEFL 80, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176, or Duolingo 120.
  • 2 Semesters: TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, Password overall Level 6, IELA 169, or Duolingo 95.

Age requirements:

  • 17 years and above

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15930 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15930 USD per year during 6 months.
  • Tuition fees start from £16,170 depending on the chosen duration.

Living costs for Birmingham

1019 - 1648 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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