Data Science with Applied Research
Data science is a rapidly developing field of study within both academia and industry. Demand for data scientists and business analysts is high in many industries including IT, business, security and health sectors, intelligent transport, energy efficiency and the creative industries.
This course will prepare you for a future career as a data scientist or business analyst working in any profession where large amounts of data is collected and there is a need for skills in data acquisition, information extraction, aggregation and representation, data analysis, knowledge extraction and explanation.
You will benefit from a firm grounding in the core disciplines of data analytics and information processing, partnered with a broad appreciation of aspects of other disciplines where data science can form natural synergistic relationships.
We will help you to build your skills and professional network. Utilising our research expertise and industrial links, you will conduct data projects with internal departments and external university partners.
For further course details please see "Course Web Page" below.
To apply to our postgraduate taught programmes, you must meet the University's General Entrance Requirements and any course-specific requirements.
These vary depending on the course and are detailed online.
If English language is not your first language this course requires a minimum English level of IELTS 6.0, or equivalent. Visit ulster.ac.uk/englishrequirements for more details on English language requirements.
For full entry requirements please see "Course Web Page" below.
You can apply directly to Ulster any time of year. We advise that you submit your application two weeks prior to your course start date to ensure sufficient time to review your application and, should you be made an offer, complete all necessary enrolment admin.
To start an application, you must create an Ulster University account. Do not worry. You don't need to complete your application in one go. We understand that this is a big decision. Our admissions team are on hand to help you with both the form and any documentation that you may need as part of your application.
Application is through the University's online application system (see "Application Weblink" below).