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6000 USD/year
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Become a Data Scientist by mastering the skills to interpret data, formulate insights, and communicate your knowledge by applying machine learning, managing large data sets, and generating interesting visualisations.

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Master's Degree Program with Employability Focus

Become a Data Scientist by mastering the skills to interpret data, formulate insights, and communicate your knowledge by applying machine learning, managing large data sets, and generating interesting visualisations.

As data accumulates across broad sectors of industry and academia we see a need for data scientists equipped with skills to assist with data-based decision making. For example, businesses are using data to determine insurance coverage, to make marketing decisions, to offer recommendations to customers, and to provide more effective health care. A famous example from academia is the determination of the Higgs Boson from simulated data with machine learning methods.

In order to be selected for our program, we require a basic background in calculus, linear algebra, probability, computer programming, data structures, and algorithms. The Master of Science in Computer Science with Specialization in Data Science program at Contemporary Technology Universit is spread across 30 credits and contains projects involving big datasets, classification methods, variable selection, and deep learning to name a few.


Graduates will have a job position as 

  • Business Intelligence Manager
  • Senior analyst
  • BI Consultant
  • Big Data Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Technician
  • Senior BI Consultant
  • Big Data Project Manager

Programme Structure

Study options include:

1- Nomad World Tour

You as a Contech Nomad Student will take advantage of living and learning in four different world cities, San Francisco, New York, Berlin and Singapore (as a bonus, Bali vacation).

2- Hybrid Model:

As a hybrid option, you are offered with 9 months of online study and 3 months of study in your choice of a city (San Francisco, New York, Berlin or Singapore).

3- 100% Online:

The delivery of the program is structured online, you are typically required to attend lectures on four evenings per week and weekend workshops in format of online instruction, workshops, 1-1 mentoring and group case studies.

Courses include: 

  • Python Foundations 
  • Tools and Techniques for Data Science
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Data Cleaning
  • Data Manipulation
  • Data Visualisation

  • Machine Learning Fundamentals

  • Deep Learning

  • Data Algorithms and NLP

  • Capstone Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus, Blended, Online

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.
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

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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

  • Bachelor’s degree of Computer Sciences Or Other Bachelor’s degree with 2 years’ experience in Computer related industries.
  • C.V. or Linkedin Account

Technological requirements

Technical support and high-speed, wireless internet are already included in the residential and student services fees. However, you are responsible for acquiring a laptop and headset that meet the requirements, which will be provided upon admission, for use of the Active Learning Forum. Though not mandated, we also recommend purchasing a graphic drawing tablet.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    6000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

$6,000 + 15% income for three years with Income Sharing Agreement or $20,000 up-front with 4 installments


We Invest in You!

In Contech, we are transparent. We want to invest in you and reveal the best version of you. Start your career with a 30% tuition upfront and pay the rest when you land a high-paying job—if you don’t, you don’t have to pay. It’s that simple. So this is how we support our students.

Then 15% Of Income For 36 Months

Your payments will start after graduation for 36 periods, as long as you’re earning at least $30,000 per year, at a rate of 15% of your monthly income. Your total monthly payments are capped at $30,000, no matter how much you are making.

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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