M.Sc. On Campus

Data Science (without Thesis)

18 months
9800 USD/year
7625 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc in Data Science (without Thesis) program at Koc University has a computational focus and students are trained in advanced methods, tools, and applications to help them achieve the above goals.


The MSc in Data Science (without Thesis) program at Koc University provides students wishing to succeed in today’s data-driven world:

  • Theoretical foundations and practical skills to apply the knowledge gained in a wide-range of applications and industries
  • An interdisciplinary curriculum with collaboration of various departments from our College of Engineering and our Graduate School of Business.
  • Courses offered span a variety of areas that includes computer science, electrical engineering, industrial engineering, chemical and biological engineering, and economics
  • Interaction with several of Koç University’s 200+ research laboratories

As a newly established program, faculty members are on the lookout for driven and academically outstanding candidates who want to expand their engineering capabilities and gain an industry sought-after degree that will increase their post-graduation career choices to new fields (e.g. banking, finance, consulting, and government) and long-term career trajectories.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Distributed Systems
  • Parallel Programming
  • Computer Network Security
  • Intelligent User Interfaces
  • Deep Learning

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal and Educational Background Information (CV)
  • Recommendation Letters (2 for MSc, 3 for Ph.D) (3 for MS in Molecular Biology and Genetics)
  • TOEFL or YDS/e-YDS/YOKDIL Requirement (for those whose native language is not English)– TOEFL Internet Based: Minimum Score 80 (Exams taken in Turkey must be carried out at the State Universities.)– YDS/e-YDS/YOKDIL: 80
  • ALES scores (required for all Turkish nationals)
  • GRE scores (required from Foreign students; optional for Turkish students)
  • Official transcripts from all the universities attended
  • Statement of Purpose

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9800 USD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    7625 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7625 USD per year during 18 months.
  • Turkish students: 67500 Turkish Lira

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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