Institute of Postgraduate Studies & Research

Postgraduate Diploma in Data Management and Analytics

This programme provides students with the specialised knowledge required to formulate solutions to complex data problems across a range of domain settings – turning raw data sets into meaningful information to better guide decision making. Data management and analytics helps organisations harness their data and use it to identify new opportunities. In turn, that increases revenues, improves operational efficiency, optimises marketing campaigns and customer service efforts, responds more quickly to emerging market trends and gains a competitive edge over rivals -- all with the ultimate goal of boosting organisation performance. This programme is tailored for students who wish to gain practical and research skills within a shorter time frame.

Career Prospects
Data Scientist, Data Engineer, Business Intelligence Analyst, Big Data Software Developer, Data Analytic Manger, Data Analytic Consultant, Operation Research Analyst , Marketing and Logistic Consultant.

Study Method: Conventional with Blended Learning (physical and online lectures)

Programme Structure

Total Credit :31
Core:
  • Data Management for Data Analytics
  • Predictive Modeling
  • Data Visualization Techniques
  • Business Intelligence Information Systems
  • Programming for Data Analytics
  • Big Data Technology
  • Research Methods
  • Electives 
  • Mini Project  
Electives* (Choose 2)
  • Internet of Things 
  • Advanced Cloud Computing 
  • Text Mining and Social Media Analytics 
  • Practical Deep Learning 
  • Time Series and Decision Analysis 
  • Industry Case Study for Big Data 
  • Statistics for Decision Making 
  • E-Commerce 
  • Customer Relationship Management 
  • Web Technology for Information Systems and Analytics
*Course offering is subject to availability

Entry Requirement

Academic Requirement

(1) A Bachelor’s Degree in the field or related fields with CGPA of 2.75 and above or equivalent as approved by the Senate; or

(2) A Bachelor’s Degree in the field or related fields with CGPA of 2.50 and above but less than CGPA of 2.75, or equivalent as approved by the Senate subject to rigorous internal assessment.

(2) A Bachelor’s Degree in the field or related fields with CGPA of 2.00 and above but less than CGPA of 2.50, and show evidence of at least five (5) years of relevant working  experience can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; or 

(4) Candidates without a Bachelor’s degree in the related fields or relevant working experience must undergo appropriate prerequisite courses determined by UTAR and meet the minimum CGPA set out in (1) to (2).

Language Requirement

  • IELTS  Academic : 6.0
  • TOEFL iBT Score : 60 -78
  • Cambridge English Qualification and Tests : 169 - 175 
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) :  59 - 62
  • MUET Band 4

Head of Programme

Dr Aun Yicheit

Application

Submit the completed application form, the non-refundable processing fee with all supporting documents via the online application