With the advent of data as an important component of business operations, analyzing and making sense of large sets of data has become extremely important these days. Data Science is a concept to integrate statistics, data analysis, machine learning and related methods to better understanding and analyzing of the actual phenomena with data. It employs theories and technologies to withdraw perception from data in various forms, both structured and unstructured.
Data Science is a multidisciplinary field that uses algorithms, scientific methods, and systems to glean knowledge and information from data in various forms. It uses methods from mathematics, statistics, information and computer science. Predictive modelling and machine learning is used in order to generate meaning out consumer behaviour/trends and devise business strategies.
Most of the universities in the USA, Canada require you to give the GRE. Few universities from Germany require GRE scores. However, GRE is not required for admission to Australian universities. IELTS or TOEFL is compulsory for acquiring student visa and as a proof of English proficiency.
Data science students deal mainly with the data and spend a lot of time in the process of collecting, cleaning, and wrangling data. Few subjects include:
Specialization topics include:
Although the fees vary university to university, the average cost of studying data science in the United States is around $38, 000. It’s almost the same in Canada. In Australia, it’s around AU$36,000.
|COUNTRY||AVERAGE SALARY||MEDIAN SALARY|
|United States||$37,381 - $82,989||$58104|
|United Kingdom||£18,559 - £40,625||£25,716|
|Switzerland||CHF 13,602 - CHF 119,997|
|Swden||$24,328 - $77,584||$51,245|
|Singapore||S$26,087 - S$93,627||S$46,597|
|New Zealand||NZ$43,661 - NZ$82,771||NZ$61,118|
|Netherland||€26,623 - €55,322||€36,532|
|Japan||¥1,137,524 - ¥9,535,614||¥5,749,252|
|Ireland||€25,155 - €53,273||€34,230|
|Germany||€24,884 - €60,750||€41,527|
|France||€29,291 - €60,331||€39,415|
|Canada||C$38,307 - C$76,560||C$53,680|
|Australia||AU$48,424 - AU$100,357||AU$68,200|