Start your application for the Spring 2021 cohort – Materials are due on December 10th | Apply now
This online Master of Data Science degree gives students the opportunity to become experts in data science. Graduates will be ready to enter or make progress in fields like analytics, data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence, and research. No coding experience is required to enroll, and students of all backgrounds are welcome.
The program includes three tracks:
Applications for the Spring 2021 cohort are now open. The final deadline for the Spring 2021 cohort is December 10th 2020, 6pm Moscow time. Apply now
Applications are open twice a year, for cohorts starting in March and September.
To be eligible for the program, applicants must have an eligible bachelor’s degree. 3 year degrees and degrees of all majors and minors are valid. There is no GPA requirement.
There are several key steps that you need to take in order to apply for the MDS program:
Step 1: Submit the application form
To get access to your account, click on one of the following links, based on your citizenship:
Approximately within an hour, you will receive your login and password to sign in. Fill out and submit your application from.
Please be sure to select the "Master of Data Science" program in your application. Otherwise, the HSE MDS team will not receive your application.
Step 2: Provide signed copies of key documents
Once you receive your login and password to access the application portal, complete and sign hard copies of the the following documents (All documents are available here):
Scanned copies can be uploaded to the online application.
Step 3: Send the signed hard copies to HSE at the following address:
Online Master of Data Science Faculty of Computer Science NRU HSE Pokrovsky Boulevard, 11 Moscow, Russia 109028
While HSE will be accepting hard copies of your documents until January 25, 2021, you must submit scanned copies of your documents by December 10, 2020, before sending the hard copies to HSE
Step 4: Complete the full application
Note: If you are successfully admitted to the program, you will need to submit the following documents to HSE in order to officially enroll in the Spring 2021 cohort. We recommend that you prepare them early:
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We encourage you to investigate whether this degree meets your academic and/or professional needs before applying.