Master of Science [M.Sc] (Data Science)
Field of Study
International Student Tution
Eligibility & Entry Requirement
- Applicants have a UK 2:1 degree, or its international equivalent in a numerate discipline such as mathematics, engineering, computer science, physical or biological sciences, economics, or business.
- Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL and PTE to get admission to this program.
Indian Student Eligibility:
Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:
- Completed a 4-year UG degree with first class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
- Or, completed a B.Sc (General) degree from a recognized institution.
Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.
- MSc Data Science at the University of Edinburgh is offered a program for a duration of 1 year.
- It is an on-campus program, offered on both a full-time and a part-time basis.
- Data science is the study of the computational principles, methods, and systems for extracting and structuring knowledge from data and the application and use of those principles.
- The courses of the program are:
- Informatics Research Review
- Informatics Project Proposal
- Students are also required to take a breadth of courses in data science, with at least one in each of the following areas:
- Machine Learning, Statistics, and Optimization
- Databases and Data Management
- Students are taught two semesters of lectures, tutorials, project work, and written assignments, after which they will learn research methods before individual supervision for their project and dissertation.
|Degree Type Offered||Master|
|Fees||$ 34200 for 1 year|
|Delivery Type||full time|
|Admission Intake||winter (Deadline - Mar 31)|
|winter||Mar 31, 2022|
Fees & Funding
Tution & Application Fees
|Head||Avg Cost Per Year|
|Housing and Food||$ 10320|
Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids
|Name||Amount||International Students Eligible||Application Deadline|
|The Global Study Awards||$ 12252||Yes||N/A|
|Debesh Kamal Scholarship||$ 1385||Yes||Apr 30, 2020|
|Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarships||Variable||Yes||N/A|
|Program||Delivery Type||Duration||Program Type||Tution Fees|
|M.Sc Statistics with Data Science||full time||1 year||on-campus||$32379|
VISA & Work Study
- Annually, more than 30,000 Indian students go to study in UK after going through a three-four week UK student visa process.
- Student’s acceptance of visa application is totally dependent upon their choice of program, maintenance of funding, adherence to UKVI rules and regulations, and personal interview sessions.
- UK Student Visa: Types
- Short-term study visa – Applicants over 16 years of age, Enrolling in 6-month Short Course in UK institution, Enrolling in 11-month English Language Course
- Tier 4 student visa (General) – Applicants over 16 years of age, Enrolling in courses longer than 6 months.
- Tier 4 student visa (child) – Applicants aged between 4 and 17 years.
- Documents Required:
- Details of passport
- Tuberculosis test results
- Criminal record certificate
- Proof of financial sufficiency that students have enough funds for their entire period of stay in the UK.
- Parents or legal guardian letters if they are under 18.
- Recent passport size photograph
If students are studying a full-time program at the University of Edinburgh, the Tier 4 visa should allow them to work in the UK, students will be permitted to work:
- 20 hours in any given week during term time if students are studying a full-time program at degree level and above.
- 10 hours in any given week during term time if students are studying a full-time program below degree level.
- Full time during vacation periods and after students program end date (until the visa expires).
- On an integral and assessed work placement as part of studies.
- As a sabbatical officer in a Students’ Union for up to 2 years.
In this University, Tier 4 students cannot:
- Work as a self-employed person
- This includes freelancing and ‘gig-economy’ work, such as Deliveroo or Uber drivers
- Work as an entertainer or professional sportsperson or coach
- Take a full-time, permanent position
- Take a full-time internship or work placement during term time that is not an assessed and integral part of their studies
- Take part in Business Activity