The Master of Science (MS) in IT and Data Science is a graduate-level programme that focuses on developing knowledge and skills related to information technology (IT) and data science. The programme typically includes a combination of coursework, projects, and practical experience, with a focus on developing a deep understanding of data science and its applications in various fields.

DURATION

12 - 18 months

MODE OF LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT

Regular / Blended / Online / Self-paced

PAYMENT TERMS

One-time or Installment Payments

WORKLOAD

10-12 hrs per week

  • DURATION

    12 - 18 months

  • MODE OF LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT

    Regular / Blended / Online / Self-paced

  • PAYMENT TERMS

    One-time or Installment Payments

  • WORKLOAD

    10-12 hrs per week

Learning objectives

The primary learning objectives of the MS in IT and Data Science programme are to develop a thorough understanding of various data science techniques and their applications. This includes learning how to collect, store, process, analyze, and visualize data using a variety of tools and technologies. Students will also gain a deep understanding of the underlying mathematical and statistical concepts that underpin data science.

Career Outcomes

Graduates of an MS in IT and Data Science programme are typically well-suited for a wide range of careers in the technology and data science fields. Some potential career outcomes include data analyst, data scientist, data engineer, business intelligence analyst, software developer, and more. These roles may be in a variety of industries, including finance, healthcare, technology, and more.

Entry Requirements

1. Completion of a relevant Bachelor degree or an equivalent qualification in a related field, such as computer science, engineering, mathematics, or statistics.
2. Proficiency in the English language, which may be demonstrated through standardized tests such as TOEFL or IELTS, or EIU’s own English Proficiency Test. Those who had completed their previous education in the English medium would not be required any English proficiency test for entry into this programme.
3. Preferably in possession of at least 3-5 years of relevant work experience in the IT or data sciences field; Internship could be counted toward this requirement.
4. Able and willing to work remotely and independently.

Modules to be Completed

The specific courses and curriculum for MS in IT & Data Science at EIU-Paris include:

1. ITDS420 Data Structures and Algorithms (7.5 ECTS)
2. ITDS440 Statistical Analysis for Data Science (7.5 ECTS)
3. ITDS460 Data Analytics and Visualization (7.5 ECTS)
4. ITDS520 Big Data Technologies and Analytics (7.5 ECTS)
5. ITDS540 Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (7.5 ECTS)
6. ITDS620 Programming languages and software development (7.5 ECTS)
7. ITDS640 Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems (7.5 ECTS)
8. ITDS660 Ethical and Legal Issues Related to Data Science (7.5 ECTS)
9. ITDS680 Capstone Project or Internship in IT and Data Science (30 ECTS)

Total = 90 ECTS

Admission Process

Applicants must:

  1. Submit all of the required documents via EIU official website.
  2. Get documents reviewed and verified by the EIU admissions team (around 5 working days).
  3. Receive enrollment confirmation with a Offer Letter and Invoice.
  4. Settle the payment.
  5. Receive Acceptance Letter.
  6. Start the programme.
Assessment Learning

Personalised exercises, assignments and/or quizzes are utilised throughout the course/programme to measure progress in learning. Such comprehensive assessment procedure is characterised by being diagnostic, formative (intervention-oriented), and summative.

Recognition, Accreditation & Membership

The European International University (EIU-Paris), is a private higher education establishment authorized by the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research, and Innovation, in accordance to and in compliance with the French Education Act: Code de l’Education Articles L 444-1 to 444-11 and R 444-1 to 444-28.

EIU-Paris is also internationally accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC). EIU is accredited with Premier University status by ASIC, UK, since 2nd October 2018. ASIC is recognized by UKVI in the UK, is a member of the CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG) in the USA and is listed in their International Directory. It is also a member of the British Quality Foundation (BQF), an affiliate of European Network for Quality Assurance (ENQA) and an institutional member of European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN).

EIU-Paris has also obtained accreditation candidacy status, and is currently pursuing programmatic accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), United States.

The European International University is further audited and quality assured, as well as ranked, by internationally acclaimed bodies such as QS, ACBSP, ECBE, BGA, ATHEA, and CEOWORLD Magazine.

For more information about EIU-Paris Recognition and Accreditation, please visit https://eiu.ac/recognition-and-accreditation/

Completion Requirements

100% completion of courses and assessment therein is required to be able to get certified in the said course and/or programme.

Graduation Requirements

To receive a degree in the programme of study, students must achieve the following:

  • Complete the course as prescribed in the academic catalog under which the student enrolled.
  • Complete unit and course requirements with a minimum of a 49% ECTS.
  • Complete the programme of study within 150% of the published length of the programme.
Grading Scheme

The grading system is defined as follows:

 Pass: 
 Higher   Distinction 90-100%
 Distinction 80-89%
 First Division 70-79%
 Second   Division 60-69%
 Satisfactory 50-59%
 Fail: 
 Unsatisfactory 49% and below
Awards Upon Completion

For sample, click here

U.S. & Canada Equivalency

CERTIFIED COURSE-BY-COURSE FOREIGN ACADEMIC EVALUATION (U.S. & CANADA EQUIVALENCY):

EIU’s Degree programmes have been reviewed and evaluated against U.S. and Canadian standards and are certified to be equivalent to degrees conferred by Regionally Accredited Universities in the United States and Canada.

This means that the EIU Degree programmes meet full or partial requirements for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) promulgated by the United States Dept. of Homeland Security. Additionally, the EIU Degree programmes also meet requirements for continuing education and/or employment in the U.S. and Canada.

This evaluation is done following guidelines set by AACROA evaluation guidelines, as well as, based on best practices promulgated by The Association for International Credential Evaluation Professionals (TAICEP), the National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals (NAGAP), The European Association for International Education (EAIE), and the Association of International Educators (NAFSA).

To see the  samples of the CERTIFIED COURSE-BY-COURSE ACADEMIC EVALUATION (U.S. & Canada Equivalency) documents for EIU degree, click here

Learning objectives

The primary learning objectives of the MS in IT and Data Science programme are to develop a thorough understanding of various data science techniques and their applications. This includes learning how to collect, store, process, analyze, and visualize data using a variety of tools and technologies. Students will also gain a deep understanding of the underlying mathematical and statistical concepts that underpin data science.

Career Outcomes

Graduates of an MS in IT and Data Science programme are typically well-suited for a wide range of careers in the technology and data science fields. Some potential career outcomes include data analyst, data scientist, data engineer, business intelligence analyst, software developer, and more. These roles may be in a variety of industries, including finance, healthcare, technology, and more.

Entry Requirements

1. Completion of a relevant Bachelor degree or an equivalent qualification in a related field, such as computer science, engineering, mathematics, or statistics.
2. Proficiency in the English language, which may be demonstrated through standardized tests such as TOEFL or IELTS, or EIU’s own English Proficiency Test. Those who had completed their previous education in the English medium would not be required any English proficiency test for entry into this programme.
3. Preferably in possession of at least 3-5 years of relevant work experience in the IT or data sciences field; Internship could be counted toward this requirement.
4. Able and willing to work remotely and independently.

Modules to be Completed


The specific courses and curriculum for MS in IT & Data Science at EIU-Paris include:

1. ITDS420 Data Structures and Algorithms (7.5 ECTS)
2. ITDS440 Statistical Analysis for Data Science (7.5 ECTS)
3. ITDS460 Data Analytics and Visualization (7.5 ECTS)
4. ITDS520 Big Data Technologies and Analytics (7.5 ECTS)
5. ITDS540 Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (7.5 ECTS)
6. ITDS620 Programming languages and software development (7.5 ECTS)
7. ITDS640 Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems (7.5 ECTS)
8. ITDS660 Ethical and Legal Issues Related to Data Science (7.5 ECTS)
9. ITDS680 Capstone Project or Internship in IT and Data Science (30 ECTS)

Total = 90 ECTS

Admission Process

Applicants must:

  1. Submit all of the required documents via EIU official website.
  2. Get documents reviewed and verified by the EIU admissions team (around 5 working days).
  3. Receive enrollment confirmation with a Offer Letter and Invoice.
  4. Settle the payment.
  5. Receive Acceptance Letter.
  6. Start the programme.
Assessment Learning

Personalised exercises, assignments and/or quizzes are utilised throughout the course/programme to measure progress in learning. Such comprehensive assessment procedure is characterised by being diagnostic, formative (intervention-oriented), and summative.

Recognition, Accreditation & Membership

The European International University (EIU-Paris), is a private higher education establishment authorized by the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research, and Innovation, in accordance to and in compliance with the French Education Act: Code de l’Education Articles L 444-1 to 444-11 and R 444-1 to 444-28.

EIU-Paris is also internationally accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC). EIU is accredited with Premier University status by ASIC, UK, since 2nd October 2018. ASIC is recognized by UKVI in the UK, is a member of the CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG) in the USA and is listed in their International Directory. It is also a member of the British Quality Foundation (BQF), an affiliate of European Network for Quality Assurance (ENQA) and an institutional member of European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN).

EIU-Paris has also obtained accreditation candidacy status, and is currently pursuing programmatic accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), United States.

The European International University is further audited and quality assured, as well as ranked, by internationally acclaimed bodies such as QS, ACBSP, ECBE, BGA, ATHEA, and CEOWORLD Magazine.

For more information about EIU-Paris Recognition and Accreditation, please visit https://eiu.ac/recognition-and-accreditation/

Completion Requirements

100% completion of courses and assessment therein is required to be able to get certified in the said course and/or programme.

Graduation Requirements

To receive a degree in the programme of study, students must achieve the following:

  • Complete the course as prescribed in the academic catalog under which the student enrolled.
  • Complete unit and course requirements with a minimum of a 49% ECTS.
  • Complete the programme of study within 150% of the published length of the programme.
Grading Scheme

The grading system is defined as follows:

 Pass: 
 Higher   Distinction 90-100%
 Distinction 80-89%
 First Division 70-79%
 Second   Division 60-69%
 Satisfactory 50-59%
 Fail: 
 Unsatisfactory 49% and below
Awards Upon Completion

For sample, click here

U.S. & Canada Equivalency

CERTIFIED COURSE-BY-COURSE FOREIGN ACADEMIC EVALUATION (U.S. & CANADA EQUIVALENCY):

EIU’s Degree programmes have been reviewed and evaluated against U.S. and Canadian standards and are certified to be equivalent to degrees conferred by Regionally Accredited Universities in the United States and Canada.

This means that the EIU Degree programmes meet full or partial requirements for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) promulgated by the United States Dept. of Homeland Security. Additionally, the EIU Degree programmes also meet requirements for continuing education and/or employment in the U.S. and Canada.

This evaluation is done following guidelines set by AACROA evaluation guidelines, as well as, based on best practices promulgated by The Association for International Credential Evaluation Professionals (TAICEP), the National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals (NAGAP), The European Association for International Education (EAIE), and the Association of International Educators (NAFSA).

To see the  samples of the CERTIFIED COURSE-BY-COURSE ACADEMIC EVALUATION (U.S. & Canada Equivalency) documents for EIU degree, click here