Data Science and Computing (BSc) 36 months Undergraduate Program By Birkbeck, University of London |Top Universities
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# 451-500QS Subject Rankings

Program Duration

36 monthsProgram duration

Main Subject Area

Computer Science and Information SystemsMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Computer Science and Information Systems

Degree

BSc

Study Level

Undergraduate

Data is everywhere and continuing to grow massively, which has created a huge demand for qualified experts who can uncover valuable insights from data. Data science is an emerging and trending field that is rapidly developing. It combines data analytics, statistics, computer science and software engineering and is highly sought-after by employers in business, education, finance, industry, the public sector and many other fields.  Birkbeck's four-year, part-time BSc Data Science and Computing offers students strong technical grounding they will need to work in a job as data scientists or industry analysts. Students will gain a broad knowledge of computing and mathematics and acquire strong programming and data analysis skills using Python, R and Java - the most popular programming languages used by data scientists. During this course students will also investigate current research areas in data science more deeply and engage practically with the industry. Graduates can pursue careers as data scientists or data analysts, with the benefit of being competent software engineers as well, a combination of skills sought by employers. Job opportunities exist in software companies, healthcare, banking, insurance, policing and tech companies as, for example, machine learning engineers for artificial intelligence software, analytics associates/data scientists, quantitative analysts or graduate software developers.

Program overview

Main Subject

Computer Science and Information Systems

Degree

BSc

Study Level

Undergraduate

Data is everywhere and continuing to grow massively, which has created a huge demand for qualified experts who can uncover valuable insights from data. Data science is an emerging and trending field that is rapidly developing. It combines data analytics, statistics, computer science and software engineering and is highly sought-after by employers in business, education, finance, industry, the public sector and many other fields.  Birkbeck's four-year, part-time BSc Data Science and Computing offers students strong technical grounding they will need to work in a job as data scientists or industry analysts. Students will gain a broad knowledge of computing and mathematics and acquire strong programming and data analysis skills using Python, R and Java - the most popular programming languages used by data scientists. During this course students will also investigate current research areas in data science more deeply and engage practically with the industry. Graduates can pursue careers as data scientists or data analysts, with the benefit of being competent software engineers as well, a combination of skills sought by employers. Job opportunities exist in software companies, healthcare, banking, insurance, policing and tech companies as, for example, machine learning engineers for artificial intelligence software, analytics associates/data scientists, quantitative analysts or graduate software developers.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

6+
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112+
1200+
83+
Jan-2000

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