Malaysia is in need of many data scientist for the country to explore new Malaysia
is in need of many data scientists for the country to explore new economic
opportunities across the globe. The high demand on human capital in the area of
data science and analytics has encouraged us to offer an academic program which
produce data scientist in accordance to the national big data framework.
Data science is an area which could prepare experts who manage to blend knowledge on
mathematics, statistics and computing skills in order to dig information inherent in
the big data environment for quick and effective decision making.
A bachelor's degree in a related field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50, or equivalent, from a higher education institution recognized by the University Senate; or
A bachelor's degree in a related field with a minimum GPA of 2.00 to 2.49 or its equivalent, may be admitted subject to a minimum of 5 years of work or research experience in a related field. Overseas candidates' work experience proof must be verified by the respective country's Embassy; or
Meet the qualifications of Prior Experience-Based Learning Accreditation Qualification (APEL A) for Malaysian candidates only;
a. Be at least 30 years old on the date of application; and
b. Possess STPM qualification or Diploma in a related field or other equivalent
qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government and approved by the
University Senate; and
c. Possess an APPEL MQA Certification Certificate with MQF Level 7.
International students must obtain a minimum result of TOEFL (iBT) score 46 / IELTS band 5.5 / CEFR band B2 / MUET band 3 (Foreign students from countries where English is the official language or have academic qualifications obtained from any higher education institutions that use English as the medium of instruction are exempt from IELTS / TOEFL / CERF / MUET); and
Meet any other requirement set by the University Senate from time to time.
Mode of Study:
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