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master

Degree

Master of Data Science

master

Degree

Master of Data Science

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $44,310 NZD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    18 months

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    67.5 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 08-December-2021 2021-12-08
Winter-July 04-July-2021 2021-07-04
Winter-July 04-July-2022 2022-07-04

Overview

Master of Data Science

The ability to turn data into information, knowledge and innovative products is a skill in high demand within industry. 

By completing a strong core of Computer Science and Statistics courses, you will gain a unique combination of skills in Data Science and be able to comprehend, process and manage data effectively to extract value from it. 

Graduates will be critical, reflective practitioners able to pursue professional goals and further postgraduate study.

The university also offers the Master of Data Science (MDataSci) as a 240-point taught masters as a March intake only. This is suitable for students who have a background in either Computer Science or Statistics, but not both. 

Students who have majored in Data Science, or a combination of computer science and Statistics, should apply for the 180-point taught masters.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$56,280

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $9,804
Accommodation 1 bed room $11,970
Tuition 1 person $44,310

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.20 NZD / 1 hour

in New Zealand every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

1_ Copy of birth certificate/passport
2_ Transcript
3_ Official programme completion certificate
4_ Mark sheets
5_ Relevant course outlines
6_ English language proficiency

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

90
-
listening
21
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

58
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
English Language Academy pathway programmes

You can meet postgraduate English language requirements by successfully completing:
1_ The Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP), or
2_ The English Pathway for Postgraduate Studies (EPPS).

Academic background and requirement

Taught 180 points:

  1. You must have completed an undergraduate science degree at a recognised university (or similar institution) in a relevant discipline with a Grade Point Equivalent of 4.5 (67.5%-72.5%).
  2. Relevant disciplines include data science, or a mixture of computer science and statistics. A minimum amount of study in a relevant discipline is required - this would be at least a major, field of study, or approximately 30 percent of your degree, including a mix of introductory and advanced courses.

Career opportunities

  1. Big data solutions architect
  2. Business analyst
  3. Data mining engineer
  4. Data scientist
  5. Digital product designer
  6. Machine learning engineer

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