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Data Science and Technology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Data Science and Technology (DSCT) program at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology also provides students with fundamental and in-depth knowledge in specific areas, with an emphasis on mathematical and computational subjects. Additionally, students receive hands-on experience of and expert guidance in practical data analysis, providing a good foundation for their future careers. Areas of expertise in this program include machine learning, classification, clustering, data mining, database management, cloud computing, and data visualization, etc.

Career prospects

Numerous data specialist/scientist positions are created every day in various business and industry sectors to make best use of the massive datasets collected by these sectors. Graduates of data science and technology degrees are in high demand in today’s job market, and most of them are employed in sectors such as IT, engineering, and finance. They also have career opportunities in areas such as management and sales.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Science
  • Computing with Java 
  • Computing with Excel VBA 
  • Calculus 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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General Requirements

  • IB Diploma

  • Reference Information to Reflect the Intake Quality or Competitiveness for Admission
  • Mid 50% Score Range for 2020 Intake: 36 –40 (including bonus points)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18057 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18057 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    5430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Local Tuition Fee: HK$42,100 per year
  • Non-local Tuition Fee: HK$140,000 per year

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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