Data Science
Data Science
Offering Academic Unit
School of Data Science
Exclusive Majors
(Students who study the following majors are not allowed to choose this minor)
Data Science
Data and Systems Engineering
Note: The following curriculum information is subject to periodic review and changes.

Minor Requirements (18 credit units)Catalogue Term : Semester A 2020/21

 1. Core Courses (9 credit units, or 6 credit units for those exempted from taking SDSC2102)
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit UnitsRemarks
SDSC2001Python for Data Science3
SDSC2102Statistical Methods and Data Analysis3Students who have completed MS2602 and have obtained a grade B- or above will be exempted from this course.
SDSC3006Fundamentals of Machine Learning I3

 2. Semi-core courses (at least 6 credit units)
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit UnitsRemarks
SDSC2002Convex Optimization3
SDSC2004Data Visualization3Take either SDSC2004 or GE2343
GE2343Data Visualization3Take either SDSC2004 or GE2343
SDSC3002Data Mining3
SDSC3007Advanced Statistics3
SDSC4016Fundamentals of Machine Learning II3

3. Electives (at least 3 credit units)
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
GE1356Introduction to Data Science3
SDSC2003Human Contexts and Ethics in Data Science3
SDSC2005Introduction to Computational Social Science3
SDSC3001Big Data: The Arts and Science of Scaling3
SDSC3004Computational Optimization3
SDSC3005Computational Statistics3
SDSC3010Digital Trace Analytics3
SDSC3011Social Data Processing and Modelling3
SDSC3013Introduction to Social Media Analytics3
SDSC3015Knowledge Graph and Cognitive Computing3
SDSC3016Social Network Analysis3
SDSC3017Game Theory and Its Application3
SDSC3027Smart Logistics and Transportation3
SDSC3105Bayesian Analysis3
SDSC4001Foundation of Reinforcement Learning3
SDSC4008Deep Learning3
SDSC4009Data Intelligence in Action3
SDSC4011Experimental Research for Social Media3
SDSC4018AI in Systematic Trading3
SDSC4019Stochastic Processes and Applications3
SDSC4110Statistical Design and Analysis of Experiments3