The Master of Science program in Data Science and Engineering aims to provide students with a strong foundation in data engineering, ‘big data’ science, and data analysis. The program integrates the knowledge, expertise and educational assets of HBKU and its research institutes in data collection, management and analytics, and scalable data-driven knowledge discovery, as well as the fundamental concepts behind these techniques.
The program aims to equip students with state-of-the- art methods and theory related to the next generation of ‘big data’ technology. It offers its participants the option of either completing a research thesis or working on an industrial project.
Information is the oil of the 21st century, and analytics is the combustion engine.”
The core courses are:
The program offers flexibility by enabling students to focus on different areas of interest through the choice of electives and projects related to data science and engineering, such as data collection, storage, management, analysis, and knowledge extraction and discovery.