MS Data Science

The MS (Data Science) program is a 2 years degree program that is comprised of course work and research project. It is designed to give students the opportunity to participate in a data science project that starts with identifying business processes, determining data provenance and ownership, understanding the ecosystem of business decisions, skill sets and tools that shape the data, making data amenable to analytics, identifying sub-problems, recognizing the technology matrix required for problem resolution, and creating incrementally-completed projects.

Data science is an interdisciplinary discipline of scientific methods, procedures, and systems for analyzing modern-day data sources, modelling data behavior, extracting business insights from that data, forecasting future behavior, and delivering meaningful data-driven business applications. In terms of job creation and artisanal savvy business generation, the MS (Data Science) program will be useful. The degree holders are trained professional to use data in systematic manner.

Core Courses

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Warehousing & Business Intelligence
  • Research Methodology
  • Deep learning
  • Research Thesis/ Project
  • Statistical and Mathematical Methods for Data Sciences
  • Tools and Techniques in Data Sciences
  • Research Methodlogy
  • Machine Learning

Eligibility Criteria

  • 16 years of education in relevant subject with at least 2.50/4.00 CGPA or 60% marks.
  • GRE(General) or NTS GAT with at least 50% score.
  • Passing Admission test with required marks.


In the current global market, data science is one of the fastest expanding areas. Graduates of the MS-DS program might pursue a career in a variety of positions after studies. The multi-dimensional economy in Pakistan, which is intertwined with globalization, requires a boost from professionally trained and skilled Data Scientists who can integrate and harmonize an endless bucket of resources pouring in from springs of industry, agriculture, business, human resources, and so on, in order to achieve maximum efficiency. Therefore, the scope of MS-DS is quite good and there are many work opportunities in public and private sector. The degree holders can work in departments of Defense, cybersecurity, law enforcement, health and social media. Besides, the business industry has wide range of opportunities for the degree holders. Besides, the degree can be carried forward to PhD for further studies.

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