Data Science for Business and Economics

Abdullah Gül University (AGU)

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
350 USD/year
350 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The mission of the Data Science for Business and Economics program at Abdullah Gül University (AGU) is to develop highly qualified individuals who are entrepreneurs, well integrated with the world and convert knowledge into value through a solution seeking research focus on global challenges.


Why Data Science for Business and Economics at Abdullah Gül University (AGU) ?

  • Information explosion in recent years with the caused by developing technology has made data science a very popular concept, which is aiming to develop fundamentals of statistics science. 
  • With the understanding of the importance of data produced by people, firms and countries; the collection, processing and analysis of data for business planning, policy making and forecasting has changed the opinion of many institutions and organizations about data. In the same direction, data science aims to provide firms and policy makers with the ability to make more accurate predictions and make optimal decisions, considering market share, competitiveness, consumer preferences by integrating quantitative calculation and analysis methods. 
  • Therefore, data science requires the interconnection of different disciplines such as business, economics, statistics, computer engineering and industrial engineering. As a matter of fact, according to the declaration published in 2018 of the World Economic Forum, which is held regularly every year and which is respected worldwide, data science will be the most demanded profession by companies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Visualization and Management
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Panel Data Econonometrics
  • Input-Output Analysis
  • Decision Making
  • Artificial Intelligence


Detailed information on Data Science Faculty members can be found under

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Students can apply every Spring and Fall semester for AGu Graduate programs.




120 ECTS


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.
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.
153 (quantitative)
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.

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.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic 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. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate and Graduate (if  available) Diploma 
  • ALES or GRE Certificate (It's mandatory for Turkish applicants to have an ALES score and for international applicants to have a GRE Score)
  • Language Proficiency Exam Certificate (TOEFL iBT / PTE / YDS / AGU English Exemption Exam)
  • University Transcript
  • Minimum of 2 Recommendation letters
  • CV/Resume
  • Official ID Photo
  • Passport (ID and Validity Date pages) (Mandatory Only For International Students)
  • Portfolio*
  • Statement of Purpose*

Tuition Fee

  • International

    350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 350 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 350 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • Approx. $350 per year (2520 TRY in 2020/21)


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Data Science for Business and Economics
Abdullah Gül University (AGU)