Geek Is The New Sexy – NUS To Offer New Degree In Data Science And Analytics This August

It looks like secondary school students aren’t the only lucky ones to have the chance to jump on the ‘sexiest trades of the 21st century‘ club. On Monday, it was revealed that the National University of Singapore (NUS) is launching a new degree programme in Data Science and Analytics. The four-year direct Honours programme is slated to begin this August. The programme will also be open to students as a minor or second major. Offered by NUS Science and NUS Computing, it will have an initial intake of about 50 students. Image credit: Unsplash Technical-focused In a blog post titled ‘Grooming data science experts’, NUS Deputy President (Academic Affairs) and Provost, Professor Tan Eng Chye, emphasised on the importance of the data science field in today’s world. He said, “You name…


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