Taught course

Data Science

Institution
Middlesex University Dubai · Middlesex University Dubai
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

Academic 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.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

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.

Course Highlights

This hands on programme 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.

Information for international students

We understand that moving to another country can be a very daunting prospect for many students, especially if it is their first time away from their family, which is why we make it our priority to ensure that international students feel welcome, settled and part of the community.

The University has over 3,600 students from more than 100 nationalities, and we encourage students to embrace the cultures of others as well as sharing their own. Events such as ‘World Food Day’ and our highly anticipated ‘International Day’ enable our students to celebrate and promote the culture and traditions of their home countries.

Dubai is one of the most culturally diverse places in the world, and there are so many things to do and see! In this section, students can find useful contact numbers and websites, information about the UAE, things to do in Dubai and more…

Fees and funding

International students
64,600

Scholarships and Grants

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    For more Information please contact admissions@mdx.ac.ae

Course contact details

Name
Middlesex University Dubai
Email
admissions@mdx.ac.ae
Phone
+971 4 367 81 00