The Master of Data Science programme provides opportunities for degree holders in both science and non-science streams to learn the foundations in the science of big data and to offer them skills in this emerging discipline.
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This programme allows students who wish to strengthen their career prospects in data science to acquire in-depth knowledge and skills to analyse, visualize and transform vast quantities of data in differents fields into valuable insights.
COURSES MODULE (42 Credit Hours)
CORE COURSES (24 Credits) + ELECTIVE COURSES (8 Credits) + DATA SCIENCE RESEARCH PROJECT (10 Credits)
CORE COURSES (24 Credits)
|Principles of Data Science|
|Programming for Data Science|
|Machine Learning for Data Science|
|Big Data Management|
ELECTIVE COURSES (8 Credit Hours)
Please select two (2) subject elective only:
|Parallel and Distributed Computing|
|Big Data Applications & Analytics|
|Network and Security|
(Note: Not all courses will be offered every semester; the actual courses offered will depend on the availability of staff and the number of students registering).
For admission into the Master of Data Science programme, applicants must have at least:
International applicants are required to have:
University of Malaya has two intakes per year, in February and in September.
- This program is a full-time mode, with classes held from 6-9 pm on weekdays only.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vimala Balakrishnan
(603) 7967 6377