BSc (Honours) in Data Science UGC APPROVED – OFFERED BY NSBM
NSBM Green University town is a UGC approved degree-awarding institution strives to create the perfect environment for its students to mold them to be global individuals who are both team leaders and team players.
BSc (Honors) in Data Science programme at NSBM Faculty of Computing is carefully designed in line with the latest ACM and IEEE guidelines for Data Science undergraduate awards and aims to produce graduates with the required skills and knowledge in core and emerging trends in the technological and business disciplines.
During the first year, students will develop their foundational knowledge in computing, which is mandatory to absorb Data Science related concepts and their applications. From second year onwards, gradually the Data Science flavor of the degree programme is escalating. In the third year, whilst sharpening their skills on data science, they ought to fulfill a mandatory industry placement. In the fourth year, they are being guided to pursue an individual research project to showcase the expertise they have developed through the Programme.
UGC Approved 4-year honor’s degree with a full emphasize towards Data Science.
A diverse choice of elective modules to choose from, in their final year of studies, to cater to individual preferences and specializations.
Includes mandatory industry placement and supervised research projects element.
Creating the foundation for a rewarding lucrative carrier in Data Science.
Develop proficiency in analysis of complex problems and synthesize software solutions with the latest concept for an organization/ individual.
Develop lone learning aptitude to acquire new knowledge required for an assignment which associated with novel concepts.
Admire intellectual works of others and to abide by industry norms and ethics stipulated by professional bodies.
Satisfy the academic criteria required for the membership of professional institutions.
Introduction to Computer Science
Mathematics for Computing
Programming in C
Database Management Systems
Object Oriented Programming with Java
Algorithms and Data Structures
Fundamentals of Computer Architecture
Data Communication and Networks
Web Based Application Development
Introduction to Data Science
Human Computer Interaction
Data Programming with R
Statistics for Data Science
Introduction to Software Engineering
Development of Enterprise Applications I
Algorithms and Complexity
Data Science in Python
Ethics in Data Science
Advanced Statistics for Data Science
Data Warehousing & Data Mining
Advanced database Management Systems
Information Assurance and Security
Mobile Application Development
Big Data Analytics
Natural Language Processing
Big Data Programming
DS Honors Award Project
Data Science Trends and Applications
Parallel and Distributed Computing
Internet of Things
Development of Enterprise Applications II
Three Passes in Physical Science, Biological Science, Arts, Technology, or Commerce streams in a single sitting, at one of the following examinations or equivalent foreign qualifications is the minimum entry requirement.
G.C.E. Advanced Level examination conducted by the Department of Examinations, Sri Lanka.
G.C.E Advanced Level examination conducted by Pearson Edexel, UK (London A/L).
International Advanced Level examination conducted by Pearson Edexel, UK.
G.S.E Advanced Level examination conducted by Cambridge International Examination, UK
*The students from non-STEM (Non-physical Science background) are required to follow the 4-month bridging program offered by the NSBM, Faculty of Computing. This program will cover Foundational Mathematics, Computational Thinking and English and Communication Skills.
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