We are surrounded by data. The variety and amount we collect and store grows every day, from the simplest of retail transactions to the complex and intimate medical records of millions.
Why do we store data? Where do we store it? How do we retrieve it? What do we use it for?
There is an increasing demand for people who can manage and control the way data is used. These individuals require an understanding of computer science and mathematics, as well as a familiarity with the data needs and processes of a number of different areas, including healthcare, business, government and the environment.
- analysing structured and unstructured data
- analysing large datasets
- critically evaluating results in context
- getting insights from data
There is increasing demand for individuals who can manage and control the way data is used. These individuals require an understanding of computer science and mathematics as well as a range of sector specific skills.
The emerging era of ‘big data’ brought about by the digital technology revolution shows no signs of abating. With the modern world producing ever-growing amounts of new information, data scientists will become increasingly important to help governments, businesses, researchers, NGOs and many other organisations make sense of it all.
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- Data Science
- Learning Skills through Case Studies
- Dissertation in Data Science and Analytics
- Information Visualization
- Bio-Inspired Computing
- Machine Learning
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesMathematics Computer Sciences Data Science & Big Data View 585 other Masters in Computer Sciences in United Kingdom
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A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in a subject containing a substantial mathematical and statistical component.
- Successful applicants will have strong grades in relevant mathematical modules. We may ask for further detailed module information if these are not clear on your transcript. We do not normally accept degrees in Accountancy or Finance.
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If you have the talent and drive, we want you to be able to study with us, whatever your financial circumstances. There may be help for students in the form of loans and non-repayable grants from the University and from the government.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.