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Data Science

The University of Exeter

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
20950 GBP/year
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About

MSc Data Science at The University of Exeter is a full-time Masters course for those interested in learning the underpinning theory of Data Science together with methods for implementation and application.

Overview

The MSc Data Science course at The University of Exeter covers the fundamental mathematical and computational techniques which underpin Data Science, building on your existing scientific and/or mathematical knowledge.

In addition to studying specific applications including network analysis, text analysis and machine vision you will study social contexts, governance and ethical considerations.

Building upon your existing coding skills you will handle complex data sets, learning multiple methods of analysis and efficient approaches to visualisation and presentation.

Your project allows you to develop skills in an specific area of interest, pursuing your ideas while guided by an academic supervisor.

Careers

Data Science is changing the way people do business. Mountains of previously uncollectable data, generated by huge growth in online activity and appliance connectivity, is becoming available to businesses in every sector. The opportunities for businesses and individuals who can manage, manipulate and extract insights from these enormous data sets are limitless. A direct result of this is the dramatic increase in demand for individuals with the skills to turn this information into insight is outstripping supply.

Whether you’re looking to take your career in a new direction or for an MSc that will sit alongside your undergraduate degree to land you an exhilarating graduate job, you’re unlikely to find a better choice than Data Science.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Data Science
  • Fundamentals of Data Science
  • Machine Learning
  • Learning from Data
  • Data Science Research Project

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

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.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates are required to have at least a 2:1 degree in a strongly numerate subject (e.g. computer science, mathematics, physics) and must be able to show evidence of good programming ability in a recognised modern computer language. Candidates may be interviewed by video conference to assess their programming ability and suitability for the course.
  • The Python programming language is used extensively during this course and applicants with experience in other languages will be asked to learn basic Python before commencing the course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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