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MSc in Data Science and Analytics

MSc in Data Science and Analytics will introduce students to different data science disciplines and practices and give them an opportunity to reflect on their own approach. This methodology gives students the opportunity to experience all disciplines of data science offered by Universum College and lets the students decide the one direction they feel more confident at. Not only does this approach help students find their true potential, but it also equips them with skills in different data science disciplines making them more capable in the job market, while making it easier to adapt to it. More skills gained equals to more employable graduates. The program is a reflection of the job market in Kosovo, where engineering and science companies offer a diverse set of services that are not restricted to one discipline of data science.

Year I      
Semester IHours/ weeks
No.M/ESubjectsLEECTS
1.  MData Programming217
2.  MMathematics for Data Science218
3.  MArtificial Intelligence218
4.  MData Privacy and Ethics217
30
Semester II
1MMachine Learning218
2MDistributed Big Data Analytics218
3EBusiness Intelligence217
4EDeep Learning and Reinforcement217
Learning
5EDistributed Systems217
6EMarketing Management127
30
Year II
Semester IIIHours/ weeks
No.M/ESubjectsLEECTS
1.  MSemantic Data Web Technologies218
2.  MResearch Seminars and Methodology218
3.  EManaging and Visualizing Data217
4.  ESocial and Web Data Mining217
5Data Science for Economics217
6EBusiness Strategy and Environment217
7EProject Management217
30
Semester IV
1MProject in Data Science (Internship)10
2MMaster Thesis20
30

On successful completion of the program, students should be able to be equipped with various skills such as knowledge and understanding of the courses, advanced cognitive skills, with practical and professional skills and equipped with transferable skills. Students completing this degree are eligible and well equipped to hold high managerial business positions performing complex job tasks requiring:  a) addressing critical business management issues, b) selecting and justifying approaches to problem solving in a manner which is self-directed and involving recognition, articulation and critical evaluation of a range of relevant options, c) use of theoretical constructs to critically analyze, evaluate and interpret evidence and apply them to complex problems, d) undertaking critical analysis and evaluation to a range of business related problems.

The normal minimum entry requirements for a candidate to be eligible for admission to Postgraduate programmes at the College’s courses are set out in the General Entry Requirements contained in the Prospectus. However, the absolute minimum criteria for a student to be admitted to this academic program, is that all students are expected to have successfully completed a relevant bachelor’s degree consisting of 180 ECTS credits at one of the nationally and or internationally accredited higher education institution. In addition, in order to be enrolled in our program, all applicants are required to bring the following documents:

  • Birth certificate
  • Bachelor/Undergraduate Diploma and Transcripts of Records
  • Legalized documents issued by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Kosovo for all those who have completed their education outside of the Republic of Kosovo/ Nostrification of the Diploma
  • Completing the application procedures and forms at Universum College
  • Passing the interview phase with admissions committee at Universum College
  • Valid English Language Certification
  • The contract of the study program if they meet eligibility criteria