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Data Science and Computational Intelligence MSc

Data Science and Computational Intelligence MSc

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Artificial Intelligence (Ai) Informatics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

This Master’s course aims to respond to the demand for data scientists with the skills to develop innovative computational intelligence applications, capable of analysing large amounts of complex data to inform businesses decisions and market strategies.

Multidisciplinary content covers machine learning, neural networks, big data analysis, information retrieval, fuzzy systems and evolutionary computation. You will have opportunities to undertake practical projects, applying your learning to real-life problems in business, finance, security, industry control, engineering, natural language processing, information retrieval and bioinformatics.

Coventry University offers chances to learn alongside active researchers in areas such as pervasive computing, distributed computing and application, as well as innovative applications for interactive virtual worlds.

This course is accredited and recognised by the following bodies: As part of this course you will undertake a professional development which is currently accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

Course information

The main theme throughout this course is automatic big data processing and information retrieval through machine learning, neural network and evolutionary computing. We will cover how to apply cutting-edge machine learning techniques to analyse big datasets, assess the statistical significance of data mining results and perform advanced data mining tasks.

We will introduce you to important frameworks which may include Hadoop Map Reduce, Spark, applications of relational databases and NoSQL databases in combination with easy to use and powerful development tools such as Scala, Python, Matlab and R. We will look at emerging theories, practices, approaches and management of distributed and intelligent computing systems, examining a wide range of case studies to see how applications have been developed and for what purposes, such as steganography detection system for colour stego images.

Career prospects

The highly-regarded Harvard Business Review has previously declared the role of ‘data scientist’ to be the sexiest career of the 21st century. The explosion in the amount of available data now available to businesses, coupled with its potential value to improve competitive advantage, is driving the continued strong demand for data scientists throughout the world.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

Individual Research Project Preparation
Advanced Machine Learning
Artificial Neural Networks
Big Data Management and Data Visualisation
Intelligent Information Retrieval
Introduction to Statistical Methods for Data Science
Global Professional Development – Consultancy
Machine Learning
Work placement (Part Three)
Work placement (Part Two)
Work placement (Part One)
Computing Individual Research Project
Data Management Systems

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,200

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,600

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants for this programme will normally be expected to possess a minimum of a second class honours degree in Computer science, Mathematics or other relevant area.

University information

Coventry University is famed for its top-class student support facilities, including the Jaguar Centre, which was designed specifically to support postgraduate students. Postgraduate courses are offered in an array of subjects like Creative Writing, Social Work, Financial Management, Aerospace Engineering and Psychology. You can gain a postgraduate qualification through teaching, online learning or research. Options include: Certificate...more