Data Science

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DURATION:
3 Years
1st Year @ GISM
2nd & 3rd Years @ Massey University, New Zealand.
ID:
COM-05

Data Science first year pathway program enables students to complete the first year Diploma at GISM Campus and transfer to the second year of the Bachelor of Information Science (BInfSc) in Data Science Degree of Massey University, New Zealand. Upon completion of the first year, students will get the Diploma in Information Science. This degree will enable you to become a hi-tech data specialist with the relevant skills to take you to the forefront of this fast-paced industry

Through GISM Pathway programmes, students can save up to LKR. 4.0 million by studying the first year in Sri Lanka. Students will be guided by a well qualified and experiences panel of lecturers consisting of engineers and IT professionals in the relevant disciplines. Most of the lecturers are PhD or MSc. qualified with years of teaching experiences both in Sri Lanka and abroad.

Awards

Diploma in Information Science – first year at GISM Campus, Sri Lanka.

Upon successful completion of Diploma in Information Science, students can directly enter to the 2nd year of Bachelor of Information Science in Data Science – BInfSc. – at Massey University, New Zealand.

Course Modules

First Year (Diploma in Information Science)

  • Management Information Systems
  • Legal and Social Environment
  • Programming Concepts
  • Business Statistics
  • Intensive English 1
  • Organizational Management
  • Marketing Principles
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Business Mathematics
  • Intensive English 2

Career Opportunities:

Some examples of computing professional careers that could lead on from this qualification include:

  • Applications developer
  • Systems programmer
  • Network administration and support
  • Education and training
  • Team and project management
  • Independent computer consultants

The research skills developed on this course will also allow you to continue on to postgraduate study including possible PhD research within the school and a further academic career.

Entry Requirements:

To enter the Information Science Degree Pathway Programmes, students must possess a minimum of three “C” Passes in GCE A/L or London A/L Mathematics Stream or complete the GISM Foundation Programme.

IELTS (Academic) results of 6.0 is required when transferring to the 2nd Year of the degree at Massey University. IELTS support programmes, Orientation programmes and visa support are provided by GISM Campus.

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