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Data Science

University of Dundee

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
21950 GBP/year
8750 GBP/year
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About

The MSc Data Science from University of Dundee will equip you with the skills and knowledge for the next generation of data manipulation and analysis.

Overview

Data Science is now one of the most sought after roles in the commercial and academic worlds.  So much so that finding a qualified data scientist is known as "hunting the unicorn".

This MSc Data Science from University of Dundee will prepare you to become a data scientist, a person who excels at manipulating and analysing data, particularly large data sets that don't fit easily into tabular structures (so-called "Big Data").

The MSc Data Science at the University of Dundee is unique both in the material it delivers and in the way it is taught. Aimed at people currently working in IT who wish to obtain a formal qualification whilst continuing to work, the program will equip you with the knowledge you need to succeed in Data Science, whether you are already working in the field or you wish to move into this exciting and growing area. The course is usually taken part-time over two years, although it can be taken full time or as stand-alone modules or as a Post Graduate Certificate.

Careers

Various job sites now report an increase in jobs carrying the title of data scientist. Other career opportunities are in intelligence analysis, data management/database maintenance, data processing manager, database development and research, business intelligence consultant and more.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Data Science
  • Big Data Analysis
  • Analytical Database Models and Design
  • Introduction to Data Mining 
  • Programming Languages for Data Science 
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Science Mini Project 
  • Data Science Research Project 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have, or expect to have, an honours degree at 2.1 or above, in Computing (or equivalent qualifications). 
  • However, if you don't meet this requirement you may still apply in which case you will need to prove that you have equivalent experience in the field in order to be accepted onto the course. 
  • All applicants will need to undergo a technical interview to ensure they have the necessary background to undertake the course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8750 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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