Master of Professional Studies (Data Science)

University of Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand
Qualification
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 year
Intakes
March
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 6,784
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 26,003

About this course

This programme focuses on the application of data management and data analysis skills to a professional domain, such as business.

Entry Requirements

Programme-specific entry requirements for postgraduate applicants with international qualifications:

  • GPE: 5
  • Australia (%): 70-75%
  • China (%): 80-85%
  • India (%): 60-65%
  • Indonesia (GPA): 3.2-3.4
  • Iran (Grade Average): 14.5-15.0
  • Malaysia (GPA): 3.2-3.4
  • Singapore (GPA): 3.7
  • South Pacific-USP (GPA): 3.3
  • Taiwan (%): 77-82%
  • Thailand (GPA): 3.2-3.4
  • UK (%): 60-65%
  • USA (GPA): 3.2-3.4
  • Vietnam (GPA): 7.0-7.5

Curriculum

Master of Professional Studies in Data Science - 120 point (one-year) Taught Masters

At least 30 points from:

  • COMPSCI 751 Advanced Topics in Database Systems
  • COMPSCI 752 Web Data Management
  • COMPSCI 753 Uncertainty in Data
  • COMPSCI 760 Datamining and Machine Learning

At least 30 points from:

  • STATS 762 Special topic in regression
  • STATS 769 Advanced Data Science Practice
  • STATS 782 Statistical Computing
  • STATS 784 Statistical Data Mining

Up to 30 points from:

  • SCIENT 701 Accounting and Finance for Scientists
  • SCIENT 702 Marketing for Scientific and Technical Personnel
  • COMPSCI 705 Advanced Topics in Human Computer Interaction
  • COMPSCI 711 Parallel and Distributed Computing
  • COMPSCI 720 Advanced Design and Analysis of Algorithms
  • COMPSCI 732 Software Tools and Techniques
  • COMPSCI 734 Web, Mobile and Enterprise Computing
  • INFOSYS 720 Information Systems Research
  • INFOSYS 722 Data Mining and Big Data
  • INFOSYS 727 Advanced Information Security
  • INFOSYS 737 Adaptive Enterprise Systems
  • INFOSYS 740 System Dynamics and Complex Modelling
  • OPSMGT 760 Advanced Operations Systems
  • OPSMGT 762 Quality Management
  • STATS 779 Professional Skills for Statisticians
  • STATS 783 Simulation and Monte Carlo Methods

30 points:

  • COMPSCI 791 Dissertation

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