Master of Professional Studies in Data Science

University of Auckland

Program Description

Master of Professional Studies in Data Science

University of Auckland

Master of Professional Studies in Data Science

The MProfStuds in Data Science serves increasing demands from industry, which relies upon massive volumes of data. With the ability to turn data into information, data scientists have the skill set to drive innovation and affect the success of start-ups, established businesses and organisations, governments, science projects, as well as media, broadcast and cultural events. Analysts, data administrators, software developers, managers, programmers and scientists could all benefit from the programme to further their careers. Companies such as IBM, Infosys, Oracle and Orion increasingly need specialists in this field.

Degree structure

The Master of Professional Studies is a full-time, one-year taught masters programme. You can choose from a range of subjects offered for your area of specialisation. The MProfStuds in Data Science also includes a dissertation component.

Academic requirements

To gain entry into the programme, you must have a four-year bachelors degree, or a bachelors honours postgraduate degree, or an equivalent qualification, from a recognized institution. Alternatively, you can gain entry with the equivalent of a three-year bachelors degree from a recognised institution, plus either a professional qualification equivalent to one year’s advanced study or at least three years of relevant work experience. In assessing your application we will take into account the ranking of the institution at which you completed your qualification as well as the grades achieved in the relevant subjects.

English requirements

To be eligible for entrance, international students must achieve:

  • Academic IELTS 6.5, with no band less than 6.0
  • or
  • TOEFL (paper-based) 575 (TWE 4.5)
  • or
  • TOEFL (internet-based) 90 (written 21)
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated August 2, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Feb. 2017
July 2017
Duration
Duration
1 year
Full time
Price
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Free
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Place
New Zealand Auckland
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