MSc Data Science 12 months Postgraduate Program By London South Bank University |Top Universities
Program Duration

12 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

17,900 GBPTuition Fee/year

Scholarship

YesScholarships

Main Subject Area

Computer Science and Information SystemsMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Computer Science and Information Systems

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

This postgraduate Masters course is uniquely designed for both computing and non-computing graduates wishing to pursue a career in data science community.


Data science is at the intersection of the fields of computer science, statistics, and design. In a rapidly evolving world, new types of big data are emerging from mobile devices, sensors, instruments, transactional systems, web logs, social media, the cloud and other sources. Businesses are accumulating big data at a rate that often exceeds their capacity to extract value from it.


MSc Data Science is ideally placed to provide you with technical knowledge and employer-focused skills required in a data scientist role. The course will develop your specialist knowledge of data acquisition, data cleansing, data analysis, information extraction, prediction, visualization, story-telling and explanation.


You'll gain hands-on experience using industry standard tools for data science,  business intelligence and analytics including SAS, Tableau MS SQL Server, Oracle Database, and R Programming.

Program overview

Main Subject

Computer Science and Information Systems

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

This postgraduate Masters course is uniquely designed for both computing and non-computing graduates wishing to pursue a career in data science community.


Data science is at the intersection of the fields of computer science, statistics, and design. In a rapidly evolving world, new types of big data are emerging from mobile devices, sensors, instruments, transactional systems, web logs, social media, the cloud and other sources. Businesses are accumulating big data at a rate that often exceeds their capacity to extract value from it.


MSc Data Science is ideally placed to provide you with technical knowledge and employer-focused skills required in a data scientist role. The course will develop your specialist knowledge of data acquisition, data cleansing, data analysis, information extraction, prediction, visualization, story-telling and explanation.


You'll gain hands-on experience using industry standard tools for data science,  business intelligence and analytics including SAS, Tableau MS SQL Server, Oracle Database, and R Programming.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

2.8+
6.5+
90+
180+
60+
  • 2:2 UK honours first degree or   international equivalent in a relevant Computing/Mathematical/Statistical subject; or
  • A Higher National Diploma in a relevant   subject and a minimum of three years relevant professional experience; or
  • We recognise that many people have a wealth   of valuable skills and knowledge they've developed at work or through   training. If candidates have the potential to succeed in postgraduate or   post-experience studies we'll consider their application on its individual merit. Applications may be considered where candidates demonstrate a   combination of educational qualifications and work experience.
  • For all applicants experience of   Computing/Programming will be sought.
  • We welcome qualifications from around the world. English language qualifications for international students: IELTS score of 6.5.
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Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

12,000 GBP
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International Students

17,900 GBP
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