About this course
The Data Science (with Specialisation in Statistics) programme from Newcastle University blends modern statistical methods together with the associated computational skills that are essential for handling large quantities of unstructured data.
Data Science is revolutionising every area of science, engineering and commerce. It offers the potential for huge societal and economic benefits. The Data Science (with Specialisation in Statistics) MSc, was created to address an industry need for statistical analysis alongside data analytics in order to interpret and extract information and value from complex data.What you'll learn
Through this course you'll receive a comprehensive grounding in theory and application of data science. You'll also develop the multi-disciplinary combination of skills in statistics and computer science. You'll also gain the ability to apply these skills to real problems in a given application area.
Topics covered in the course include:
- data visualization
- cloud computing
- Bayesian statistics
- machine learning.
We have substantial expertise in data science, focusing on a wide range of application areas. This includes:
- smart cities
We are home to the UK’s National Innovation Centre for Data (NICD). We are also a partner of the Alan Turing Institute, the national institute for data science and artificial intelligence. All our academic staff involved in teaching data science modules have international reputations for their contributions to the field. Many of them have extensive experience as practitioners in industry as well as work in academia.
You will be encouraged to play a full part in the life of the School of Computing, including:
- taking advantage of dedicated computing and study facilities
- participating in seminars delivered by researchers and distinguished external speakers.
- Big Data Analytics
- Computing Foundations of Data Science
- Data Visualization
- Data Management and Exploratory Data Analysis
- Data Science in the Wild
- Group Project in Data Science
- Machine Learning with Project
- Time Series Data
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.
DisciplinesStatistics Data Science & Big Data Machine Learning View 236 other Masters in Machine Learning in United Kingdom
A 2:1 BSc honours degree, or international equivalent, in:
- operational research
- other mathematical Sciences
We have a strong track record of admitting applicants from a non-standard background and individuals with strong relevant work experience are encouraged to apply and will be considered on an individual basis.
International26400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 26400 GBP per year during 12 months.
National12300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12300 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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