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Master in Data Science - MSc

Master’s Degree
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  • IELTS Overall Band: 6.0
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You will gain industry experience by applying the skills you have learned in all of your courses in the workplace during the study of this degree. Another range of advanced courses within this Master's degree that this course provides you with Topics in Data Science learning including math and programming in computer science, data mining, machine learning and neural articis, and the use of data analytics. It has been read by a highly regarded and long-established computer science department. Data is the currency of all but the most theoretically-based scientific research, and it also underpins our modern world, from the flow of data across international banking networks and the spread of memes across social networks, to the complex models of weather forecasting. The constant generation of data from our digital society feeds into our everyday lives, affecting how we receive healthcare to influencing our shopping habits. In order to handle, make sense of, and exploit large volumes of available data requires highly skilled human insight, analysis and visualization. The professionals working in this field are called ‘data scientists’, who blend advanced mathematical and statistical skills with programming, database design, machine learning, modeling, simulation and innovative data visualization. These professionals are in high demand in both public and private sectors worldwide. The curriculum is planned to ensure are exposed to the fundamental mathematical and statistical principles underpinning all data science. These themes will always be relevant in what is a constantly evolving field. Theoretical work will be reinforced with practical application through hands-on laboratories and workshops, to enable you to understand and appreciate how fundamental principles are reflected in a broad range of data processing and analyses.

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September 2020

1 Year


Hatfield Campus

January 2021

1 Year


Hatfield Campus

September 2021

1 Year


Hatfield Campus

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