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MSc Data Science and Analytics

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Full time | Bognor Regis Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Data Analysis Data Science

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

As the amount of data available to organisations grows, the science of gaining insights from this data grows with it.

Industry, research institutions and governments seek to extract value from data to improve products and services, serve their customers better, and run more operationally efficient organisations. This creates a growing need for skilled Data Scientists who use their mathematical, computational and presentational skills to mine data for value.

This MSc Data Science and Analytics degree will give you an essential understanding of the methods, tools and techniques you will use in your career as a Data Scientist and provide you with opportunities to apply your theoretical knowledge in practical situations.

You will complete a range of project work on this course to prepare you for the workplace. You will link your theoretical learning to real-world scenarios across a range of industry and government sectors and have the opportunity to decide the methods and tools best suited to the project based on your previous learning.

The course may be for you if you are:

  • a mathematics graduate who wants to use your skills in a vocational, business based environment
  • a computer science graduate wishing to follow a vocational route
  • an individual currently working in business and looking to grow your career through gaining Data Science and Business Analytics skills.

This course was designed in consultation with industry partners to ensure it reflects the current needs of businesses. The course focuses on the skills and experiences businesses need in their employees.

Teaching and Assessment

How you will learn

This course uses interactive lectures, self-learning, workshops and hands-on projects. You will be assigned an Academic Advisor from the start of your course who will work with you throughout your studies to help you reach your academic potential.

Careers

Where this degree could take you

This MSc Data Science and Analytics degree will give you a practical understanding of the issues relating to sourcing, curating, analysing and presenting data in business and other public sector and not-for-profit organisations.

When you graduate you will have transferable skills that will help you in the workplace. You could pursue a role in retail, banking, government or transport.

Modules

This module explores a range of topics that are increasingly predominant and emerging in Data Science, Data-Intensive Computing, Parallel Computing and Natural computing. The topics will be explored through guided reading and research within a group project component. Students will learn to read academic papers and report on research papers dealing with various current topics in Data Science.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

9,000

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

15,300

Entry requirements

Students need to have a honours degree 2:2 or higher.

University information

The University of Chichester has two campuses: one in the centre of Chichester, a charming and historic town, and the other close to the sea in Bognor Regis. The University offers both taught and research degrees at postgraduate level, with many of the courses offering work placements during the year. There is a vast range of academic departments to choose from, including Business, Dance, Humanities, Music, Sport and Theatre. Both sites –...more

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