Want to do MS in Data science in USA or Canada IELTS - 6 BE Computer science - 74 1-year experience in cognizant?

Asked by Vansh verma over 1 year ago

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Hey, you can get decent universities for this course both in the USA and Canada, however, I would suggest you re-take IELTS Exam if you are targeting top universities as you might need a minimum of 7 scores in IELTS to get admitted there.

Talking about the US, Masters in Data Science in the US is a 2 years program offered by most universities as an MS degree. It is amongst those programs which are going to decide our technologically advanced future based on the numbers. International students planning to study in the program can choose from 69 universities in the USA offering MS in Data Science. Some universities like Northwestern University also offer MS in Analytics, a related program to an MS in Data Science.

TOP UNIVERSITIES IN THE US -

Stanford University,
Harvard University,
Yale University,
Columbia University,
Duke University,
Brown University,
and New York University. 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES -

After completion of a Master's in Data Science in the USA, a student can earn an average salary of 155,000 USD per annum. This can go as high as 134,000 USD per annum. Knowledge of Machine Learning, Python, Data Analysis, and Statistical Analysis is necessary to become a successful data scientist. The curriculum of US universities is designed around these subjects.

Talking about Canada now, some good universities there are - 


the University of Toronto,
The University of British Columbia,
McGill University
University of Montreal
University of Ottawa

I hope this helps, let me know if you have any more questions!


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Yash Mothia

Yash Mothia

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Considering your IELTS score of 6, a Bachelor's in Computer Science with a 74% average, and a year's experience at Cognizant, you have a good foundation for pursuing this program from the top universities in USA for MS in data science. Here are some key points to consider:

1. IELTS Requirements: Many top universities require a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or 7. Improving your score could expand your options and strengthen your application.
2. Strengthen Your Application: Leverage your computer science background and professional experience by taking additional courses in data science. This shows your commitment and readiness for the program.
3. Future Prospects: Data science is a growing field with applications across various sectors. Understanding data privacy regulations and other professional standards in the USA and Canada can give you an edge in your studies and career.


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