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UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA - [UBC], VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - PROGRAMS

Vancouver, British ColumbiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1908Established Year
  55887Enrollment

Master (Data Science)

 10 months
 full time
  English
 on campus
 Course Based

$ 34,423 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • The Master of Data Science is a 10-month program at the University of British Columbia.
  • The program structure includes 24 one-credit courses offered in four-week segments.
  • Courses are lab-oriented and delivered in-person with some blended online content.
  • There is an eight-week capstone project is also included, allowing students to apply their newly acquired knowledge while working alongside other students with real-life data sets.
  • Students will learn how to extract data for use in experiments, how to apply state-of-the-art techniques in data analysis, and how to present their findings effectively to domain experts.
  • The Student to Faculty Ratio is 18:1 which resolves the interaction Problem.
  • The capstone project gives students an opportunity to apply their skills.
  • .Real-world data sets are integrated in all courses to provide practical experience across a range of domains.
  • Courses are taught by joint faculty from computer science and statistics departments to give students a broader skillset.
  • Strong connections with industry partners in public and private sectors, start-ups, and leading tech companies offer a wide range of networking/career opportunities.
  • The University of British Columbia ranked as the 45th best university in the world in the QS World University Rankings.


Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration10 months
Fees$ 34,423 for 10 months
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Apr 01)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
ExamsGRE
Program Urlhttps://masterdatascience.ubc.ca/programs/vancouver

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must hold the academic equivalent of a four-year bachelor’s degree with76% from UBC.
  • If English is not the students’ first language then they must provide proof of English competency.


Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • Higher Secondary School Certificate - The certificate provided by the education board after completion of the Higher secondary education.
  • Statement of marks - The marks statement provided by the education board.
  • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
  • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of your experience and skills.


Application Deadline

Fall
Apr 01


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

93 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

310 / 340

Avg. Score in

GRE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1
Tuition fees$34423

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
UBC Graduate Support Initiative (GSI) Awards Variable Yes N/A
UBC Graduate Dean’s Entrance Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Student Visa and Visitor Visa (Optional) is required to study in Canada. 
  • The student visa is a document that the Canadian government issues that allow foreign nationals to study at institutions in Canada.
  • A student visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. The 90 days lets the student prepare to leave Canada or apply to extend their stay.
  • The cost of the student visa is 112 USD.
  • The students need these documents to apply for a student visa:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity 
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.
  • Student Visa Process:
    • Apply for admission with a DLI, pay the tuition fees, and receive an acceptance letter from the DLI.
    • Check if a study permit is required. eTA is required for all international applicants who wish to travel to Canada.
    • Prepare all the documents required for applications
    • Purchase GIC
    • Apply for the applications
    • Undertake the medical exams
    • Schedule biometric appointment and interview.

Work Study

  • Students can work for 20 hours per week during the regular academic year and full-time during scheduled breaks.
  • If their program does not have scheduled breaks, the students will be limited to working 20 hours per week. 
  • An immigration officer may apply conditions on the type of work students may perform.
  • For example, they must pass an immigration medical examination before they begin work in health care, child care, or primary or secondary education.


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