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    UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH - [ED], EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - PROGRAMS AND FEES

    Edinburgh, ScotlandLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    EStd 1592established year
    28153enrollment
    7.7/10

    Master of Science [M.Sc] (Data Science)

    1 year
    full time
    English
    on-campus

    $ 34,200 

    1st Year
    Fees

    International Student Tution


    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • 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.


    Program Description

    • 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
      • Dissertation
    • 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
      • Applications
    • 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.

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type OfferedMaster
    Duration1 year
    Fees$ 34200 for 1 year
    Delivery Typefull time
    Admission Intakewinter (Deadline - Mar 31)
    Language ProficiencyIELTS,TOEFL,PTE
    ExamsGRE
    Program URLhttps://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/postgraduate/degrees/index.php?r=site/view&edition=2021&id=902

    Application Deadline

    Event End Date
    winter Mar 31, 2022

    Scores Required

    6.0 / 9

    Avg. Score in

    IELTS

    92 / 120

    Avg. Score in

    TOEFL

    56 / 90

    Avg. Score in

    PTE

    298 / 340

    Avg. Score in

    GRE


    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1
    Tuition Fees$34200

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Housing and Food$ 10320

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    The Global Study Awards$ 12252YesN/A
    Debesh Kamal Scholarship$ 1385YesApr 30, 2020
    Commonwealth ScholarshipVariableYesN/A
    Narotam Sekhsaria ScholarshipsVariableYesN/A

    Options Available

    ProgramDelivery TypeDurationProgram TypeTution Fees
    M.Sc Statistics with Data Sciencefull time1 yearon-campus$32379

    VISA & Work Study

    VISA

    • 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

    Work Study

    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


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