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Master in Data Science

Sarjana dalam Sains Data

This programme will be the first dual Master degree in Data Science in Malaysia. At the end of the program, the candidates will receive two certifications from both Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) and La Rochelle Université (LRU), France. All taught courses will be conducted as a modular basis at UniKL MIIT by joint academicians between UniKL and LRU. This Master programme is a valuable addition to the existing curriculum and relates to various and technical analytical specialisations offered by UniKL and LRU

Career Path :

  • Data Scientist
  • Data Analyst
  • System Analyst
  • Data Architecture
  • Big Data Engineer
  • Artificial Intelligence Analytics Scientist
  • Big Data Solution Architect
  • Business Intelligence Analyst

Semester 1 (Year 1)
  • Data architecture and advanced databases
  • Probability and statistics for data science
  • Data mining
  • Acquisition and visualisation analytics
  • Innovation Technology & Entrepreneurship

Semester 2 (Year 1)
  • Big data architecture
  • Advanced Machine learning
  • ** Elective Courses
  • Research methodology

Semester 3 (Year 2)
  • Research project

  • ** Natural language processing
  • ** Information systems and Business Intelligence
  • ** Information / Data security

Local Student :

  • Full Fee (Full Time-Local): RM42,500
  • Full Fee (Part Time-Local): RM42,900

International Student :

  • Full Fee (Full Time-International): RM58,700

Entry Requirement:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree of computing or a relevant field or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2. 75; OR
  • A Bachelor’s Degree of computing or a relevant field or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2. 50 and not meeting CGPA of 2. 75, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment process and working experience in a relevant field; OR
  • A Bachelor’s Degree of computing or related in computing or its equivalent, with CGPA less than 2.50, with a minimum of 5 years working experience in a relevant field may be accepted.
  • Passed the English language proficiency either with minimum IELTS Band 5.5 or TOEFL 525 (International students)


Quick Points


Programme Status:
Provisional Accredited

Programme Code:
JPT/BPP(N/481/7/0814) 11/24, MQA/PSA 12981

Data Science

Study Mode:
Part Time

Study Level:
Master (Coursework)

January, April, July, October

Full Time: 1.5 years
Part Time: 2 years

Universiti Kuala Lumpur
Level 26, 1016, Jalan Sultan Ismail,
50250 Kuala Lumpur

Tel:  +603 - 2175 4162
Fax: +603 - 2175 4440
Email: cps@unikl.edu.my


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