18 months
6666 USD/year
6666 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This Data Science program at edX - online learning platform ensures that graduates have the skillset to be competitive candidates in the job market as data scientists.


The University of Texas at Austin's Department of Statistics and Data Sciences has partnered with the Department of Computer Science to offer a Master of Science in Data Science online. This new online master's degree program embodies the defining principles of data science, combining the leaders from both fields to present a curriculum designed from the ground up.


  • The Data Science degree program at edX - online learning platform for data science offers foundational knowledge in statistical theory while preparing students to apply their skills in the computer science realm for wide industry applications. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Probability and Simulation Based Inference for Data Science
  • Algorithms: Techniques and Theory
  • Advanced Predictive Models for Complex Data
  • Design Principles and Causal Inference for Data-Based Decision Making
  • Data Exploration, Visualization, and Foundations of Unsupervised Learning
  • Principles of Machine Learning

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

Admissions take into consideration the following application materials:

  • Bachelor’s degree (see prerequisites)
  • CV/Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Transcripts from all universities attended
  • Preparedness in Mathematics & Programming Preparation Form
  • Quest Assessment
  • TOEFL or IELTS - Required for International Students
  • GRE scores - Currently Optional
  • Letter(s) of recommendation (optional)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6666 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 USD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    6666 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 USD for the full programme during 18 months.


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