Master of Data Science

Master of Data Science

To produce graduates who are knowledgeable and skilled in key concepts in the areas of data science. To equip students with technical expertise and soft skills by integrating learning with practical experience in the curriculum.

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  • GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENT

    SPECIAL ENTRY REQUIREMENT

    A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a related field with minimum CGPA 3.0

    or its equivalent.

    Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA between 2.70 to 2.99 and fulfil at least one (1) criterion as follows:

    • Universiti Malaya graduate;
    • Has at least one (1) year of working experience in related field;
    • Has produced publications in the related fields;
    • Scholarship recipient;
    • Government agency staff;
    • Pass the interview conducted by the Faculty; or
    • Pass the special assessment by the Faculty

    OR

    Bachelor's degree with a CGPA between 2.50 to 2.69 and fulfil the criteria as follows;

    1. One (1) criterion for UM graduate
    2. Two (2) criteria for non-UM graduate 
    • Has at least one (1) year of working experience in related field;
    • Has produced publications in the related fields;
    • Scholarship recipient;
    • Government agency staff;
    • Pass the interview conducted by the Faculty; or
    • Pass the special assessment by the Faculty.

    OR

    Bachelor's degree with a CGPA between 2.00 to 2.49 and fulfil the criteria as follows;

    1. One (1) criterion for UM graduate
    2. Two (2) criteria for non-UM graduate
    • Has related working experience in the related field not less than five (5) years;
    • Published at least one (1) publication in a refereed journal in the related field;
    • Passed the interview conducted by the Faculty (compulsory for non UM graduate applicant); or
    • Pass the special assessment by the Faculty.

    OR

    Possessed Professional qualification from a recognized professional body

    OR

    Possessed other qualifications approved by Senate from time to time.

    OR

    APEL (A) qualification (only for programme by Mixed Mode and by Coursework)

    • A Bachelor’s degree with Honours in Science stream with a minimum CGPA of 3.0 or equivalent; or
    • A Bachelor’s degree with Honours in non-Science stream with a minimum CGPA of 3.0 or equivalent with work experience in related fields for at least three (3) years; or
    • Other qualifications approved by the University Senate
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