Innovations in Data Science (DS) have changed the way we communicate and businesses operate. Many of recent AI algorithms, methods and computational designs are data driven. While many learning world-leading institutions have strategised various initiatives to realise the potential of DS, the establishment of Department of Data Science (JSD) in UMK since Jan 2021 is to serve the increasing demand of well-educated data scientists for the country.
FACULTY OF DATA SCIENCE AND COMPUTING (FSDK) is the 10th faculty established at University Malaysia Kelantan (UMK). After recently the approval from Ministry of Higher Education in November 2022 and start to operate since 1 Jan 2023.
We embrace the opportunity and challenges to develop a world-class institution of data science and seek to make an impact on a regional, national and global levels. Moreover, multiple industrial collaborations via research projects is aimed to build the academia-industry ecosystem.
The development of FSDK is a significant endeavour to ensure UMK is relevant and at the forefront of technological progress, which highlight "data" as a competitive and useful asset in the analytical process. Data Science can provide new innovative services and solutions that benefit organizations, customers, and the general public across a wide range of domains.