Data Science, M.Sc. | Liverpool John Moores University | Liverpool, United Kingdom
12 months
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Cutting edge Data Science programme at Liverpool John Moores University, trains Scientists, Engineers and Mathematicians in this new field. It is taught by experts from two university departments.


Data Science programme at Liverpool John Moores University comprises six core modules covering statistical and computing techniques plus an extended research project. It is designed to give you the knowledge to move into the world of work as a qualified Data Scientist or to carry out further research through a PhD or equivalent. It is delivered via a combination of lectures, tutorials and and hands-on computer laboratory sessions.

A major component of the MSc programme is the research project module, which will give you the opportunity to work on a high-level original research topic, with guidance from an experienced researcher and supervisor.


 Our applied learning techniques and strong industry connections ensure our students are fully prepared for the workplace on graduation and understand how to apply their knowledge in a real world context.

This programme is particularly focussed on preparing you for a career in industry or for PhD level study.

​Data science is a growing area of demand with a predicted scarcity of expertise forecast over the next decade. LJMU has strong links with many graduate employers of data scientists who value the skills developed in the course such as accessing, manipulating and drawing insight from large volumes of complex data; assimilating information from the research literature and scientific and technical writing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Analytics 
  • Statistical Methods In R 
  • Big Data Computing
  • Research Methods In Data Science 
  • Data Mining 
  • Big Data Analysis 
  • Data Science Project 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a minimum 2:2 in a numerate, scientific or computer-based subject
  • an A level, or equivalent, in Mathematics at Grade C or more
  • RPL is not accepted on this programme

Tuition Fee

Tuition TBC

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 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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