HKU Master of Data Science 香港大學數據科學碩士

In the era of big data, colossal amount of data is being generated every day from channels including social media, consumer profile, global economy, etc. These complications of data require us not only to describe and understand the information, but more importantly, to reveal crucial information to facilitate the best course of action. While traditional data processing application software is incapacitated, the emergence of HKU Master of Data Science opens up a new frontier of high-performance analytics in this era of big data.




Programme Information

Master of Data Science (MDASC) is a taught master programme jointly offered by Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science (host) and Department of Computer Science.

Its interdisciplinarity promotes the applications of computer technology, operational research, statistical modelling, and simulation to decision-making and problem-solving in all organizations and enterprises within the private and public sectors.

The curriculum of the MDASC programme adopts a well-balanced and comprehensive pedagogy of both statistical and computational concepts and methodologies, underpinning applications that are not limited to business or a single field alone.




Admission for 2021

Main Round Deadline: 15 December, 2020 (HKT)

Clearing Round Deadline: 12:00nn (HKT), 1 February, 2021

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Information Sessions

(1) Online Information Sessions

  • Date: 31 October, 2020
  • Date: 7 November, 2020
  • Date: 7 December, 2020
  • Date: 4 January, 2021

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Fellowships Scheme

MDASC is sponsored by University Grants Committee (UGC) for Targeted Taught Postgraduate Programmes Fellowships Scheme. Local offer recipients who will be students of MDASC in the academic year 2021-22 are eligible, full-time or part-time alike, for applications (other terms and conditions apply). Successful Fellowships Scheme applicants will each receive an award of HK$120,000.




For Enquiry

Professor Guosheng YIN
Programme Director of MDASC
Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
The University of Hong Kong
Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 3917 6042

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