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Data Science
Data Science MSc
Data Science MSc

Data Science MSc

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  • Level:Master's Degree
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Course Information

Designed in consultation with partners from industry, and the business sector, our highly practical Data Science Masters provides you with the relevant skills needed to analyse, synthesise and manage different types and sizes of data efficiently. 

Our Data Science MSc will provide you with the ability to explore data insights to ensure organisations are making the most out of their data. You will develop knowledge insight from a variety of structured and unstructured data, using a range of data analysis methods, processes, algorithms and systems. 

The course provides a greater understanding of Big Data and Cloud computing and will equip you with skills needed to tackle realistic Big Data problems. You will use principal machine learning methods, advanced database technologies, data visualisation techniques and statistical approaches to apply modern, analytical and statistical techniques to business data - combining both theoretical and practical approaches. You will also become equipped with programming skills in Python and R for effective, efficient, statistical data analysis.

This course is suited to those who have an undergraduate degree in computing/information sciences, or mathematical and statistical disciplines with applied computing components. It is ideal for graduates who wish to advance their career by becoming a data scientist. Alternatively, those with a considerable computing background in an industrial / business setting are suitable applicants.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Demand for those with specialist data science qualifications is high and this course can prepare you for a range of careers in the modern digital world. 
  • You will be well placed to take up a range of roles available in the IT based business world including, but not limited to, Information and Data Manager, Business Systems Analyst, Enterprise Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Data Engineer, and Data Specialist. These roles are in a variety of industries including investment management, healthcare and banking, amongst many others. There is currently high demand for data science specialists in the UK IT sector.

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Insurance Single: 300 GBP/year

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