Bachelor of Data Science

Today’s successful data professionals realize the importance of advancing their careers past traditional data analysis using modern programming or data mining to uncover useful intelligence for their organizations. They must critically understand all aspects of the data science life cycle and learn to create value at each phase of the process. The Bachelor of Data Science & AI program equips students with the knowledge and skills to become critical analysts and advanced users of data. 


As a student of the Bachelor of Data Science & AI program, you will have access to an ASU state-of-the-art curriculum.*


With a mathematical core consisting of linear algebra, statistical inference and classification, data mining, big data, machine learning, and associated computer methods, students leave the program with a solid background for solving data-related problems in a variety of areas from business to research, as well as highly-demanded science and technology fields.  


Jobs in Data science are already some of the most well-paid IT jobs in Ukraine and in the USA, and this is a sector expecting rapid demand in the next years.

Build a successful and financially rewarding career in the cutting-edge field of Data science and AI. 

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Students will become proficient in:
Algebra and statistics

Get profound knowledge of mathematic studies customized to technical career, like calculus for engineers, mathematical tools for data science, statistical modelling and inference and modern differential equations.

Business analytics

Learn software tools for business analytics and develop problem-solving & actionable analytics skills.

Big data, data mining and machine learning

Study business data mining, object-oriented programming and data structures, explore data in R & Phyton and learn the basics of Artificial intelligence.

Programming skills

Understand and apply principles of programming, scientific computing and natural language processing.

Career opportunities 
Career opportunities 

As a Data Science & AI graduate, your career path is fluid, meaning that you could be considered for various roles across sectors. Whatever you decide, you will be in pole position to build a successful career in business and research, as well as in highly-demanded modern science & technology fields. 

Graduates can succeed in leadership roles in the following fields: 

  • Data and Business Analytics 
  • BI Development 
  • Product Management 
  • Data Engineering 
  • Data Science 
  • Business Innovation 

Career opportunities include: 

  • Data Scientist 
  • Financial Quantitative Analyst 
  • Product Architect 
  • Big Data Engineer 
  • Chief Technical Officer 
  • Chief Data Officer 
  • Bioinformatics Technician 
  • Statistician

The internship is part of the curriculum and aims to provide students with an opportunity to gain knowledge and skills and expand a set of competencies valued by top-ranked employers from a work experience placement carefully curated by AUK and the University partners network. The locations of internships are directly related to the students’ program of study and allow them to get a real-world, career-related practice and learning experience not available in the classroom. 


This practice will be conducted as a blended learning activity offline or online with involvement in the activities of a particular company. The student will be supervised simultaneously by the Internship Education Program Advisor and Employer Representative to seek relevant experiences and develop job-seeking skills as part of the internship. 


At the end of the internship, students should prepare a full report of activities and provide primary data collected on their chosen topic or in a particular area of interest related to their career field.

Degree Routes and ASU Pathways
Degree Routes and ASU Pathways

Dual degree options make top-quality education accessible to Ukrainian students at AUK. Through a combination of online and in person study, you have the opportunity to gain diplomas from both American University Kyiv and Arizona State University. You can also choose to study on campus in the US or online at Arizona State University.

AUK Degree 

After four years of successful study at AUK, students are awarded an AUK Bachelor's degree in Data Science & AI.

Dual Degree (AUK+ASU)*

This program supports dual degrees via model 3+1: 

Three years studying at AUK and one final year studying at ASU. Upon graduation, students receive a Bachelor's degree from AUK and a Bachelor's degree from ASU.

As a Bachelor of Data Science & AI student at AUK, you can gain Dual Bachelor's degrees: a Bachelor's degree from AUK and a Bachelor's degree from ASU. Students of Data Science & AI should be prepared to apply to Arizona State University in the third year of study (the 5th semester of study at AUK). The study year at ASU may start in September 2026 (the 7th semester of study in the Bachelor's program of Data Science & AI).

Who should apply to Bachelor of Data Science & AI program?
  • individuals having affinity with algorithms, systems, programming, and new technologies
  • skeptical, reserved, and analytical, seeking to establish procedures that can help others improve, as well
  • willing to have fluent English
  • global thinking and open for international opportunities
  • academically strong and passionate for learning
  • ambitious and career-oriented
Who should apply to Bachelor of Data Science & AI program?
Application deadline

Application deadline for the first wave of enrollment: July 31, 2023.

Application deadline for the second wave of enrollment: August 31, 2023.

It may take approximately 2 weeks to get an admission committee decision once all requested materials are received.

Please note that we are following the American tradition of rolling admission process, so applicants have an opportunity to reserve a place in the program before official enrollment.

We encourage you to plan your admission journey well in advance and contact the enrollment team for more details.

Applicant requirements (AUK)
  • Completed secondary education 
  • Good level of English: B2 (TOEFL internet based: 56 – 78, IELTS Academic: 5.5 – 6.0, Duolingo English test: 80 – 119)
  • Motivation letter 
  • Short self-presentation video in English
  • National Multidisciplinary Test result: minimum score 130, foreign language (English) 140+, math 150+
Documents provision
  • Application form
  • National ID
  • Tax code number
  • English certificate
  • Digital 3*4 cm photo
  • School original diploma and appendix
Tuition fees and scholarships

Annual tuition is $8,000. War-time scholarship 50% is available for 2023-2024, 2024-2025 academic years.

Talk to an AUK Enrollment advisor to find the best option for you

Complete the request form, and one of our Enrollment Advisors will contact you to guide you through the admission process, program details, and required documents.

Apply to AUK

Congratulations! This is your first step toward admission to AUK. To access the registration form, you will need to create a personal applicant’s account. Please note that the registration form must be filled out in English. You will also need to upload documents, write a motivation letter, and record a short self-presentation video.

Pass National Multi-Subject Test (NMT)

To enter a bachelor's degree program, you have to submit the results of the National Multi-Subject Test (NMT). To do this you will need to sign-up through the official government website of The Ukrainian Center for Educational Quality Assessment. The results will go directly to the EDBO system used for applying to universities.

Sign the contract with AUK

To complete your enrollment, you need to choose our competitive offer at the EDBO and provide the necessary official documents (passport, educational document, etc.). After that, you will receive enrollment confirmation and will be able to sign the final educational and financial contracts.

Bachelor of Data Science & AI
  • Four academic years
  • *Wartime scholarship -50% for the first two academic years
  • Offline & Hybrid learning
  • Dual Degrees: AUK + ASU
$8 000* $4 000 per academic year
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