To produce graduates with expertise that cuts across core disciplines of mathematics, statistics and computer science. It emphas the critical arc that runs from data to information, information to knowledge, and knowledge to decision making. The education is to develop students’ analytical, critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills which will enable them to pursue a variety of careers.
This programme is focused on the study of analytical skills based on mathematics, statistics and computing, and apply them to the management, analysis of data, as well as the discovery of lawfulness from very large data sets or systems, now generally referred as Big Data. Students should be able to manage massive data and help make appropriate decisions upon successful completion of the programme.