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Specialization in Demography

Master program in Demography provides students  with an opportunity to study population issues in a research-led environment,with a focus on applying learning to real-world scenarios. The degree will equip students with cutting-edge skills in demographic techniques, research and writing. Graduates will emerge with the skills to undertake demographic analysis and apply these to societal issues. 

  MODULE CODE MODULE TITLE CREDITS YEAR SEMESTER

COMMON MODULES

DSC6131

Principles of data science

10

1

1

DSC6132

Probability and Statistical modelling

10

1

1

DSC6133

Programming for data scientists

10

1

1

DSC6134

Survey sampling methods

10

1

1

DSC6135

Machine learning and computational statistics

10

1

1

DSC6231

Computer systems and big data analytics

10

1

2

DSC6234

Research Methodology

10

1

2

ELECTIVE MODULES

DSC6232

Numerical linear algebra

10

1

2

DSC6233

Categorical data and Generalized Linear Models

10

1

2

DSC6331

GIS and spatial modelling

10

1

3

SPECIALIZATION MODULES

DSD6231

Population and development: theories and policies

10

2

2

DSD6331

Big data and Population Processes

 

15

2

3

DSD6332

Survival and longitudinal data Analysis

10

2

3

DSD6333

Migration, Urbanization and Service Provision

10

2

3

DSC6332

Industrial Attachment

15

2

3

DSC6431

Dissertation

80

2

4

Students will choose in elective modules and modules from other specializations to complete the program with a total of 240 credits.

2 years

Full Time and Part Time(Work Based Learning)

Face to Face,Blended Learning

Master of Science in Data Science-Demography