12 months
14454 EUR/year
14454 EUR/year
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This hands on Data Science programme from Middlesex University Dubai blends practice with theory to equip students with the skills, knowledge, and experience to pursue a career in Data Science. 

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It includes significant time working in laboratories under the supervision of expert teaching staff, many of who have worked in the industry and are leading experts in the area. Students will be exposed to cutting-edge contemporary research activity within data science that will equip research-oriented students with the potential to pursue a research-based career, and, in particular, further PhD study.

Focusing on the intertwining areas of machine learning, visual analytics, and data governance, the Data Science programme from Middlesex University Dubai aims to strike a balance between theoretical underpinnings, practical hands-on experience, and acquisition of industrially-relevant languages and packages. Students will investigate theoretical concepts while gaining practical experience, ensuring that they have the core skill base to gain a key understanding that will be readily applicable for a career in data science. Topics will include applied data analytics, practical big data handling, and cloud distribution, as well as legal, ethical and security aspects of data management. Students will also get an insight into how various business areas (HR, Finance, Marketing and others), are using Data Science to crack business issues. 

Future Careers and Employability

The job role of a Data Scientist is now common and reflective of the increased industrial demand; the course itself is designed to cater to the specification of a Data Scientist. Reports show that machine learning, big data, and data science skills are highly in demand, creating a significant number of data-related jobs. Graduates of the programme will be well equipped for careers as a Data Scientists in a range of industries – both public and private sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Modelling, Regression and Machine Learning
  • Visual Data Analysis 
  • Applied Data Analytics: Tools, Practical Big Data Handling, Cloud Distribution 
  • Legal, Ethical and Security Aspects of Data Management 
  • Individual Data Science Project (60 Credits) - Compulsory

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Honours degree normally classified 2.2 or above, or equivalent, in engineering, computer science or any numerate discipline.
  • Candidates with other degrees are welcome to apply provided they can demonstrate appropriate levels of relevant experience
  • Candidates without formal qualifications need to demonstrate relevant experience in the field and the ability to study at postgraduate level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14454 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14454 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    14454 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14454 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

64,600 AED

Living costs for Dubai

5300 - 9200 AED /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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