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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

26-SEP-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Data Analysis Informatics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Data science drives a significant proportion of global economic activity, and is influencing scientific progress across numerous fields. This course provides you with the tools to become an industry expert with a strong mathematical foundation. You'll gain an understanding of the balanced combination of science and technology required for delivering effective data science.

You’ll learn strong statistical foundations of universal relevance and develop specialist knowledge of probabilistic machine learning techniques. You will gain expertise in the software technologies that are central to putting this knowledge into practice, addressing the challenges of small and large data sets.

You’ll learn from a dedicated team of computer scientists who have a wealth of experience from their professional backgrounds. The Placement year giving you the opportunity to gain work experience as part of your degree.

After graduation, you’ll be well placed to progress into a variety of careers in data science, from large-scale established commercial enterprises to innovative technology start-ups. You will also have acquired the essential foundation for further postgraduate study and research within related fields. We also offer this course with a placement year, giving you the opportunity to gain work experience as part of your degree.

Modules

To acquire the skills to undertake a research project in Statistics.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£11,700

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£26,700

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You should have a first or strong second-class Bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent. To apply for this course your undergraduate degree can be in computer science with a strong mathematical focus, mathematics or any joint mathematics subject. Statistics, physics, astrophysics, engineering maths or other science degrees with sufficient baseline maths are also suitable. We'll also consider other subjects with sufficient maths content. Programming experience is an advantage. We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

University information

Established in 1966, the prestigious University of Bath is one of the UK’s top 10 universities and has built an international reputation for world-class teaching and research. The university works hard to fulfil its mission: to inspire, encourage and educate future leaders and innovators. They strive to foster a diverse, welcoming and inclusive culture, where enterprise and innovation is encouraged and students from all backgrounds can fulfil...more

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