Master of Data Science

POSTGRADUATE

Full Time

Part Time

Master of Data Science​

Introduction

The Master of Data Science, at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia has been established since September 2016. The program is designed, to produce graduates who are knowledgeable and competent in management as well as the technical aspects of data science. This is in line with the country’s aspirations that require competent human resources to keep up with the rapid advancement in the field of data science prior to the 2050 national transformation. The program also provides broad opportunities for graduates to serve in the government and private sectors as information technology (IT) professionals, in particular as data scientist.

Programme Advantages :

    • Fulfill the MQA requirement
    • In accordance with the current knowledge development and fulfil the industry needs and interested parties.
    • Producing knowledgeable and skilled practitioner

    • Possess a Bachelor's Degree in Medicine, Science and Technology or Social Science with CGPA minimum of 2.75 from the National University of Malaysia or another recognized university by the Senate; or

    • Possess a Bachelor's Degree in Medicine, Science and Technology or Social Science with CGPA minimum of 2.50, with conditional and interviews; or

    • Possess a Bachelor's Degree in Medicine, Science and Technology or Social Science with CGPA less than 2.50, must has 5 years’ work experience in related areas; or

    • Candidates with a Bachelor Degree in Social Science must pass a mathematics / statistic or credit in mathematics or pass an additional mathematics in SPM level.

      Language requirement
      i) Malay Language Requirements – International Candidates are required to attend two Malay language courses worth 4-point set by the university.

      ii) Exemption can be given to candidates who have attended an equivalent Malay Languages course organized by other body recognized by the university.

      iii) For international candidates, requirements for English Language is minimum 550 (TOEFL) or 5.5 (IELTS) or pass the English proficiency module (minimum band 4) in UKM.

Local Students

 Fees 
1st semesterRM9,000.00
Subsequent semesterRM7,500.00

Tuition Fee as a Package : RM24,000.00

Mode of Study Coursework
Part Time2 ½ years

All lectures start from 8am – 5pm (Monday-Friday)

Contact Us

Pusat Pembentukan Pendidikan Lanjutan & Professional (UKMSHAPE)
Aras 2, Bangunan Wawasan
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 UKM Bangi Selangor

 03 8921 5331
 03 8925 1391

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