MSc Data Science

NIBM

Department

Business Analytics Centre
NIBM Programmes

Level

Masters
NIBM

Method

Part-Time (Weekends)
NIBM

Duration

18 Months

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Successful completion of BSc(Hons) Data Science Coventry University award with at least a  2.2.

Or
Those who have completed a degree with at least a 2.2 in a discipline with significant IT, Computing, Mathematics and Statistics content in a recognised institution (upon validation of the Degree/Higher Diploma by NIBM) with 3-years’ experience in the relevant field are eligible to enrol for the master’s degree.
1. Data Science  degree – Coventry or any other reputed university
2. Degree in computer science, mathematics, with 3 years data science experience
3. Any other degree with five years’ experience in the related fields and the following pre-requisite 03 courses to be selected offered by NIC
              a. Introduction to data science
              b. Programming for data science
              c. Big data analytics
              d. Basic mathematics/ Statistics
              e. Computer programming  C++ or Java, SQL

Other applicants with non-standard qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis by Coventry University.

Commencement

  • NIC (Kirulapona) – March 2023

Course structure and modules

  • Principles of Data Science
  • Programming for Data Science
  • Information Retrieval
  • Big Data Analytics Technologies
  • Data Visualisation and Communication
  • Artificial Neural Networks
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Mining
  • Data Science Project

Programme Fees

  • Course Fee – LKR 525,000/- ( can be paid in instalments)