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Applied Data Analytics

Boston University

M.Sc.
12 months
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54720 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Applied Data Analytics program at Boston University provides students with solid knowledge of the foundations of data analytics and emphasizes the presentation and discussion of the latest industry tools and approaches within an academically rigorous framework.

Overview

The Applied Data Analytics curriculum at Boston University provides a thorough immersion in concepts and techniques for organizing, cleaning, analyzing, and representing/visualizing large amounts of data. Students will be exposed to various database systems, data-mining tools, data visualization tools and packages, Python packages, R packages, and cloud services such as Amazon AWS, Google Cloud, and Mass Open Cloud. The knowledge of analytics tools combined with an understanding of data-mining and machine-learning approaches will enable students to critically analyze real-world problems and understand the possibilities and limitations of analytics applications.

Learning Outcomes

  • Knowledge of the foundations of applied probability and statistics and their relevance in day-to-day data analysis.
  • Comprehension of computing concepts and applications requirements involving massive computing needs and data storage.
  • The ability to apply various data visualization techniques using real-world data sets and analyze graphs and charts.
  • Understanding of web analytics and metrics, procuring and processing unstructured text/data, and the ability to investigate hidden patterns.
  • Knowledge-discovery skills using data-mining techniques and tools over large amounts of data.
  • The ability to implement machine-learning algorithms and their pertinence in real-world applications.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of data analytics techniques, skills, and critical thinking, and an understanding of the possibilities and limitations of their applications.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Analytics
  • Data Analysis and Visualization
  • Analysis of Algorithms
  • Data Science with Python
  • Web Analytics and Mining
  • Data Mining

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

32 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

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.
84
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

National

  • A completed Application for Graduate Admission
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A personal statement
  • A current résumé
  • Transcript(s) from each college and graduate school attended
  • A nonrefundable application fee of $85

International

  • International Student Data Form
  • Authorized financial statement from a bank (original, shown in U.S. dollars)
  • Copy of current I-20 and I-94, both sides (if applicable)
  • Letter of financial support from a sponsor (firm, government, parents, etc.)
  • Notarized English translations of all documents not in English

Tuition Fee

  • International

    54720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54720 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    54720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54720 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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