Master of Science Data Science

Full Time

Master of Science Data Science

Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi
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  • 30 (Thesis)
  • Campus
  • Masters
  • 2 years


Master of Science Data Science is a 2 years Masters program taught at Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi, . The program is offered in campus-based modes with full Time options. To successfully obtain Master of Science Data Science from Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi you are required to complete 30 (Thesis) credit hours. After completion of Master of Science Data Science you will be able to further continue for advance studies or start career as Data Scientist, Data Analyst, Python Programmer, Data Science Developer, Data Science Consultant.

Admission Requirements

The following criteria will be strictly followed for admission to this Master program:

  • Applicant must have a minimum of 16 years of education in the relevant subject of Science (such as Computer Science, Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, Accounts & Finance, Physics, etc.) and Engineering (electrical engineering, Electronics Engineering, etc.) with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 out of 4(in a semester-based system), or 60% marks (in annual system) in their last degree.
  • Admission to MS (Data Science) program, as with all other programs at IBA, will be carried out strictly on merit. There are no reserved seats for any category.
  • Upon admission, candidates will be evaluated based upon their academic performance and their scores in the admission test and in the interview.
  • All equivalency claims for any previous achievement shall be evaluated by HEC.
  • There are two written admission tests: English and Mathematics for students coming from the non-CS background while three written admission tests: English, Mathematics, and Computer Science for students coming from CS/IT background. The Mathematics section would be primarily fromProbability & Statistics, Linear Algebra, and Calculus. The Computer Science section would be primarily from Programming, Algorithms, and Database Management Systems. Only candidates who clear the tests will qualify for the interview.

Courses Units

You need to complete 30 (Thesis) credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

More Information

The MS(Data Science) program has two basic categories: MS with thesis and MS without thesis. For those students who opt for a thesis, 24 credit hours of course work and 6 credit hours of thesis work are required. For students opting for course work only, 27 credit hours of course work along with 3 credit hours of the project is required. The project/thesis must be taken after students have completed 18 credits and must be supervised by an approved faculty member. MS- DataScience is being offered in the morning. Date of Commencement: Classes of this MS (Data Science) are planned to commence at the Main campus of IBA from Fall 2020. The admission process will begin in June 2020.

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