MSc Data Science
Introduction to the Program
The role of a data scientist is rapidly becoming a required position for any company that wishes to take full advantage of the data they collect. There is an increased demand for professionals that have the correct mix of mathematics, statistics, computer science, business acumen, and the ability to leverage emerging technologies to solve real-life problems.
This hands on Program blends practice with theory to equip students with the skills, knowledge, and experience to pursue a career in Data Science. 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.
- 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.
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.
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- 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
The total tuition fee is AED 64,600/USD 17,588/EUR 15,584.*
Students can benefit from a 10% Postgraduate Study Grant.
Instalment plans available: 8 equal instalments of 12.50% of the tuition fee.
*Fees are subject to change based on the exchange rate at the time of the transaction.
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 by 202. Graduates of the Program will be well equipped for careers as a Data Scientists in a range of industries – both public and private sectors.
About this institute
Middlesex University Dubai
Middlesex University Dubai is the first overseas campus of the internationally renowned Middlesex University in London. The campus, which opened in January 2005, has over 3,500 students from more than 100 nationalities and offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in a...
Why study at Middlesex University Dubai
Study a Quality UK Degree in the Heart of Dubai
All of their programmes have the same validation and monitoring system as those offered at their home campus in London, with the same examinations taken simultaneously in both cities. This means students have the benefit of receiving their degree from the UK whilst being able to study in one of the most dynamic, vibrant and rapidly developing cities in the world.
Experience a Truly Global University
Middlesex University Dubai has over 3,200 students from more than 100 nationalities, and has four campuses worldwide: Dubai, London, Malta and Mauritius. Their students are able to learn to work in a multicultural environment, and benefit from the insights and viewpoints of an internationally diverse range of students and faculty – an invaluable asset for any graduate.
Start Your Studies in Dubai with the Option to Transfer Overseas
They provide students with the opportunity to transfer their studies to one of the overseas campuses within their second year of study, enabling them to explore a new culture and build overseas contacts whilst benefiting from the same high quality teaching they would experience in Dubai.
Simple Student Visa Process
Middlesex University Dubai provides Student Visas for all non-national students studying on any academic programme, and their dedicated team ensures this process is carried out as smoothly and efficiently as possible.
Earn Whilst You Learn
Students studying an undergraduate programme are able to hold part time jobs in any of the over 4,500 businesses located in its free zones. Postgraduate classes are held in the evening, Sunday – Thursday between 6:30pm to 9:30pm – enabling students to balance their career and their studies.
Build Your Network
What really sets Dubai apart is its ability to attract the world’s top companies, providing plenty of opportunities for graduates to fast track their career in a multitude of professional roles. Middlesex University Dubai have extensive connections with local and international organisations, allowing students to gain insight from and network with professionals at the top of their game. Many of their programmes are also accredited and recognised by leading professional bodies, meaning their graduates may also gain exemptions from examinations or specific units of professional qualifications.
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