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19740 GBP/year
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About

The techniques we use to model and manipulate data guide the political, financial and social decisions that shape our modern society and are the basis of growth of the economy and success of businesses. The Data Science with Professional Placement programme is offered at the University of Essex.

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Overview

Technology is growing and evolving at an incredible speed, and both the rate of growth of data we generate and the devices we use to process it can only increase.

Data science is a growing and important field of study with a fast-growing number of jobs and opportunities within the private and public sector. The application of theory and methods to real-world problems and applications is at the core of data science, which aims especially to use and to exploit big data.

The Data Science with Professional Placement programme is offered at the University of Essex .

If you are interested in solving real-world problems, you like to develop skills to use smart devices efficiently, you want to use and to foster your understanding of mathematics, and you are interested and keen to use statistical techniques and methods to interpret data, MSc Data Science at Essex is for you. You study a balance of solid theory and practical application including:

  • Computer science
  • Programming
  • Statistics
  • Data analysis
  • Probability

Your future

With a predicted shortage of data scientists, now is the time to future-proof your career. Data scientists are required in every sector, carrying out statistical analysis or mining data on social media, so our course opens the door to almost any industry, from health, to government, to publishing.

The Data Science with Professional Placement graduates at the University of Essex are highly sought after by a range of employers and find employment in financial services, scientific computation, decision making support and government, risk assessment, statistics, education and other areas. Our recent graduates have gone onto work as data scientists and data analysts in both the private and public sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Network Analysis
  • Data Visualisation
  • Nonlinear Programming
  • Combinatorial Optimisation
  • Statistical Methods
  • Stochastic Processes

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend that you apply as soon as you are able to .

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • We will consider applicants with a 2:2 degree in one of the following subjects:
  • Mathematics,
  • Statistics
  • Operational research
  • Computer Science
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Pure Mathematics
  • Biostatistics
  • Economic Statistics
  • Statistics
  • Economics
  • OR
  • A 2.2 degree in any subject which includes:
  • One module in:
  • Calculus
  • Maths
  • Engineering Maths
  • Advanced Maths

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19740 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19740 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    9200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9200 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Colchester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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