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Data Science (with Specialisation in Statistics)

Newcastle University

12 months
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26400 GBP/year
12300 GBP/year
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About

The Data Science (with Specialisation in Statistics) programme from Newcastle University gives you the knowledge, experience, and expertise to solve real-world problems and realise data-driven insights for organisations.

Overview

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.
Your development

We have substantial expertise in data science, focusing on a wide range of application areas. This includes:

  • healthcare
  • transport
  • cybersecurity
  • smart cities
  • manufacturing

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • 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.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

A 2:1 BSc honours degree, or international equivalent, in:

  • mathematics
  • statistics
  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12300 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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