To be offered in 2019/2020
In academic year 2019/20, the School will launch two Bachelor’s degree programmes with interdisciplinary curriculum:
- Bachelor of Science in Data Science (JS1072)
- Bachelor of Engineering in Data and Systems Engineering (JS1073)
Applicants will be considered for admission to first-year studies at the School of Data Science (JS1071). Students will have a free choice of majors [current major options: BSc Data Science; BEng Data and Systems Engineering] offered by the School after one year of study.
The SDSC offers interdisciplinary curricula for undergraduate students. These curricula not only provide a solid foundation in data science and a state-of-the-art spectra of data science subjects, but also offer students the chance to undertake projects and courses connected with promising application areas in data science, such as systems analytics, social media analysis, the Internet of Things (IoT), Smart City, Artificial Intelligence and statistical learning approaches.
Fostering intellectual curiosity and autonomy, the SDSC provides students with ample opportunities to participate in open-ended projects and realise their dream data science products. Through its extensive industrial partnerships and networks, the SDSC will prepare a new breed of data science professionals to excel in inter-disciplinary and cross-functional collaboration.