Department of Data Science
Fostering talented individuals that possess skills for both data analysis and software development
The Department of Data Science aims to cultivate technology experts with competent, creative data analytic skills by providing indepth experience in developing software applications. In order to accomplish such educational goals, the department provides students with a curriculum emphasizing the acquisition of basic, comprehensive concepts first. Then it develops those abilities to apply to data analysis in both the software (data analysis) and hardware (high-speed high-volume data analysis). The list of courses open to students includes core computer science courses together with statistics, data collection & analysis, visualization, high-speed data processing, and machine learning, all of which are the basis of data analysis. As the need for data analysis and SW development is rapidly rising, Data Science is a cutting-edge department in which graduates have a variety of opportunities in diverse industries as well as in the fields of science and technology.
Foster creative and enthusiastic specialists armed with data analysis and software development skills
Develop expertise with professional, practical capabilities and analytical skills as demanded in the industrial field
Nurture experts with the fundamental knowledge and situation recognition capabilities needed for data analysis, also equipped with efficient communication skills.
Foster experts with a strong work ethic and global outlook.
Career Path after Graduation
The Department of Data Science was created in 2017 to nurture data technology specialists. The curriculum is based on programming skills, and thus graduation requires a working knowledge in basic programming, data structures and algorithms. Recently, the demand for individuals who can analyze data has rapidly increased since a large amount of data is collected and stored thanks to the development of computer systems.
Graduates from the Department of Data Science have diverse career opportunities in various sectors of the society and industry. Notable examples of such jobs are medical big data professionals, economics big data professionals, mobile and web data professionals, and data-driven artificial intelligence specialists.