1 year full-time
2 years part-time

Starting Date

January, September

Tuition Fee

AED 64,600


Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Why Study MSc 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.

Focusing on the intertwining areas of machine learning, visual analytics, and data governance, the Data Science programme from Middlesex University Dubai aims to strike a balance between theoretical underpinnings, practical hands-on experience, and acquisition of industrially-relevant languages and packages. Students will investigate theoretical concepts while gaining practical experience, ensuring that they have the core skill base to gain a key understanding that will be readily applicable for a career in data science.

Topics will include applied data analytics, practical big data handling, and cloud distribution, as well as legal, ethical and security aspects of data management. Students will also get an insight into how various business areas (HR, Finance, Marketing and others), are using Data Science to crack business issues.

Future Careers and Employability

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. Graduates of the programme will be well equipped for careers as a Data Scientists in a range of industries – both public and private sectors.

Courses Included

  • 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 (60 Credits) – Compulsory

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