BSc (Hons) in Data Science & Business Analytics

Data Science and Business Analytics is an innovative interdisciplinary degree program hosted by the Department of Computational Mathematics, Faculty of Computing. This degree programme will provide students with the required knowledge and experience of Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics, Management, and Communication in English that is needed in many branches of science such as, Data Science, Medicine, Engineering, and Business.

The Computer Science subject area intends to deliver a broad overview of the general field of computer science concepts, theories and tools required to support students in pursuing a data science degree programme.

The Mathematics and Statistics subject area is a main part in the data science degree curriculum and intends to provide the fundamentals of mathematical and statistical concepts that are essential in data science.

Application of Management is intended to cover three perspectives: financial, operational, and strategic perspectives, which have been developed in order to enhance the students’ strategic thinking and application abilities.

Communication in English is intended to equip students with the skills to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences through oral, written, and visual modes.

Curriculum Details

Semester 1

CS1122 Fundamentals of Data Science
CM1063 Calculus I
CM1072 Linear Algebra I
CS1012 Fundamentals of Programming
CS1101 Programming Laboratory
MF1122 Principles of Management
MF1131 Analysis of Business Environment
LC1133 Introduction to Communication Skills
MS1014 Military Studies

Semester 2

CM1083 Discrete Mathematics for Data Science
CM1033 Probability and Statistics
CS1142 Object Oriented Programming
CS1151 Scientific Programming
CS1133 Database Management Systems
MF1213 Business Economics
LC1243 Fundamentals of Business Communication
MS1024 Military Studies


For more details : Semester 1 – 2

Semester 3

CM2042 Calculus II
CM2052 Linear Algebra II
CM2062 Statistical Computing with R
CM2073 Mathematical Statistics
CS2093 Data Structures and Algorithms
MF2123 Accounting and Finance
LC2353 Advanced Communication Skills
MS2044 Military Studies

Semester 4

CM2083 Regression Analysis
CS2082 Artificial Intelligence
CS2112 Business Analytical Techniques
CS2103 Software Engineering
MF2222 Cost & Management Accounting
MF2233 Financial Analysis
LC2463 Conversation Analysis
MS2024 Military Studies

For more details : Semester 3 – 4

Semester 5

CS3212 Advanced Database Management Systems
CS3223 Data Mining and Data Warehousing
CS3233 Machine Learning for Data Science I
CS3242 Computer Networks
DS3013 Research Methodology
MF3113 Operations Research
MF3122 Marketing for Analytics

Semester 6

CS3252 Big Data Analytics
CM3023 Time Series Analysis
DS3993 Group Project in Data Science
CM3032 Bayesian Data Analysis
CM3042 Caterlogical Data Analysis
CS3263 Professional Practices and IT Law
MF3212 Operation Management
LC3673 Discourse Communication

For more details : Semester 5 – 6

Semester 7

CS4113 Machine Learning for Data Science II
CS4122 Information Security
CS4132 Image Processing & Computer Vision
CS4143 Project Management
CS4082 Semantic Web and Ontology
CS4032 Natural Language Processing
CS4152 Emerging Trends in Data Science
CS4162 Parallel Computing
MF4122 Business Strategic Analysis
MF4142 Data Management
DS4999 Individual Research Project * (carried throughout sem7 and sem8)

Semester 8

DS4999 Individual Research Project * (carried throughout sem7 and sem8)
DS4989 Industrial Training

For more details : Semester 7 – 8