Programme Description / Penerangan Program

The Master of Data Science is a three-semester program giving in-depth knowledge of data-driven science which is an interdisciplinary field about scientific methods, processes, and systems to extract knowledge or insights from data in various forms, either structured or unstructured. The program aims to produce data professionals who are passionate about drawing meaningful insights from data using data science approach. The program is designed to provide you good analytical and programming skills to use data science from data storage, data analytics to practical applications with the aim of improving business or organization performance.   

Entry Requirement/ Syarat Kemasukan

Further information, please contact:
Dr Sofianita Mutalib
Koordinator Program CS779
Tel: 03-55211203

Course Detail / Perincian Kursus

Semester 1

Enterprise Data Analytics

Advanced Data Organization

Research Methodology

Statistical Computing


Semester 2

Statistical Data Mining

Advanced Data Science Technology

Seminar and Industry Engagement

Elective 1*

Semester 3 
Data Science Project

Elective 2*

Elective 3*


*Students will be allocated to ONE of the four tracks and select elective courses from the given tracks.


Track 1: Computing

Optimization with Natured Inspired Computing

Data Visualization

Text Analytics


Track 2: Statistics

Time-series modelling and Forecasting

Applied Statistical Modelling

Applied Multivariate Analysis


Track 3: Business

Customer Analytics

People Analytics

Operations Analytics


Track 4: Geo-Spatial

Advanced GIS,

Geo-spatial Analysis and Modelling,


Mode and Duration / Mod dan Jangka Masa

Mode of Study


Duration of Study

Full Time  : 3-4 semesters

Part Time : 4-8 semesters