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Data Science

University of Sheffield

12 months
Duration
24950 GBP/year
10000 GBP/year
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About

All organisations face the challenge of how to analyse and use data. On this Data Science course at University of Sheffield, you'll learn data science concepts and how to support data-driven approaches to problem-solving within complex organisational and societal contexts.

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Overview

Gain an in-depth understanding of the theory and practice of Data Science and its application in different organisational contexts. You'll be provided with a set of fundamental principles that support ethical extraction of information and knowledge from data. Case studies will help to show the practical application of these principles to real life problems.

Key Features 

  • The Data Science programme at University of Sheffield is centred on three key aspects of data science: fundamental data-related principles, supporting infrastructures and organisational context. 
  • You'll gain practical skills in handling structured and unstructured data, analysing and visualising data, data mining, as well as gaining hands-on experience of software tools used and their use in real-world settings. 
  • You'll gain the skills of a data manager who understands what the algorithms (e.g., for data mining or handling ‘Big Data’) can do and when to use them for the benefit of the organisation.

Programme Structure

Curses include: 
  • Data Visualization
  • Data Analysis
  • Data and Society
  • Data Mining
  • Database Design
  • Business Intelligence

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You’ll need at least a 2:1 in any subject.
  • Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
  • We also accept a range of other UK qualifications and other EU/international qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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    24950 GBP/year
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  • National

    10000 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 10000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
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Funding

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