M.Sc. On Campus

Data Science and Analytics

University of Leeds

12 months
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The Data Science and Analytics course from University of Leeds combines expertise from the Schools of Computing, Geography and Mathematics with that of Leeds University Business School.


This collaboration allows you to benefit from a range of data science perspectives and applications, allowing you to tailor the course to match your own career ambitions.

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.

The Data Science and Analytics course from University of Leeds offers you the opportunity to develop a range of relevant skills including:

  • analysing structured and unstructured data
  • analysing large datasets
  • critically evaluating results in context
  • getting insights from data

Career opportunities

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Science
  • Learning Skills through Case Studies
  • Dissertation in Data Science and Analytics
  • Information Visualization
  • Bio-Inspired Computing
  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

This is an extremely popular MSc. To be considered you will need:

  • A bachelor degree with at least 2:1 (hons) in a subject containing a substantial mathematical, statistical and/or computing component.
  • All your key modules should also have strong grades (none below 2:2 UK equivalent). Please check your marks using international equivalent qualifications. We will ask for further detailed module information if these are not clear on your transcript.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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