This MSc course provides students with a comprehensive knowledge base and skillset to fulfil and succeed in a variety of roles within data science driven organisations.
The course is designed to meet current industry needs and provides students with a thorough theoretical and practical grounding in the analysis and utilisation of large data sets, together with experience in conducting data science development projects, thereby preparing students for positions of responsibility in the Big Data and IT industries.
As well as studying a range of core taught modules, learners will undertake a significant research and/ or programming project to further enhance their skillset from the creation of a project proposal to the delivery and deployment of a significant data science project.
Data scientists who have successfully completed this course are equipped to work in ICT, finance, business, insurance, marketing and retail, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, telecommunication, media, sports and other sectors.
Exit Award - Yes.