MSc. in Data Science (Thesis/Non-Thesis)

Scholarship on merit basis
$8,000 per programme Check the Fees & scholarships section for more details

Istanbul Sehir University - Turkey

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İstanbul Şehir University (ŞEHİR) is one of the most prestigious and leading non-profit foundation universities in Turkey. Motivated by the joy of producing and sharing knowledge at a global scale, ŞEHİR was officially founded by the deep-rooted Foundation for Sciences and Arts (BİSAV) in 2008 in İstanbul.

ŞEHİR Data Science Graduate Program thus aims to fill the data science skills gap by educating the data scientists of tomorrow and raising qualified individuals. With courses ranging from big data analysis, data engineering, and machine learning to artificial intelligence, deep learning and network analysis, our graduate program is unique positioned to provide students with highly desirable employability skills. At ŞEHİR, you will acquire the expertise to join an elite team of data scientists helping institutions to adapt and catalyzing their transformation to being 100% data-driven in all facets of their business. You will learn the necessary big data analytics skills and specialize in extracting key data insights from piles of raw data. With IBM and its data partners projecting 2,720,000 job openings that will require data science and analytics skills by 2020, the program will ensure you are well on your way to a successful career ahead.

Highlight Courses:

  • Big Data Analysis
  • Data Mining
  • Data Compression and Modeling
  • Dynamic Programming

To view complete list of courses and programs details visit programme website:

Detailed Program Facts

  • Applications starting: December 2019
  • Applications closing: End of June 2020
  • Program Duration: 1.5 – 2 years
  • Language: English
  • Program type: Full Time

Total Program Fee (Thesis): 6,000 USD

Total Program Fee (Non Thesis): 5,000 USD

Study Visa can be obtained by paying 1,000 USD and rest of fees can paid upon arrival.


Depends on Merit basis.

Please send us your documents through “Apply Now” section and select “Consider me for scholarship” before submitting your application. Our admission department will review your documents and provide you with complete information on your scholarship achievement.

Living Cost:

  • Monthly expense: 350 – 500 USD/month

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries


  • Copy of high school certificate & marksheet
  • Copy of undergraduate Diploma & transcript
  • Proof of English Proficiency (Min 6.5 bands in IELTS or equivalent) Or Can be exempted by English Exam held by university.
  • Copy of passport first & second page
  • 2 recommendation letters
  • Letter of motivation
  • Updated resume

Low bank statement required and very high visa ratio.

GRADEVO. makes sure all the applicant who require visa for their study abroad destination gets all the information on documentation and visa process.

Every registered applicant will be assigned a consultant who will personally look after their visa application process. Our experts will provide the applicant with all necessary guidelines and support to apply for visa with complete application.It is very important for applicants to provide us with complete honest and transparent information about their profile which will allow us to prepare applicant with confidence.

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