12 months
12000 GBP/year
8000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Learn how to apply technology to real world data science problems and gain an in depth understanding of emerging technologies, statistical analysis and computational techniques with the Data Science programme from University of London.

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By studying the Data Science programme from University of London  you will have the option to study one of the specialist pathways in Artificial Intelligence or Financial Technology.

Key facts:

By studying this degree you will:

  • address skills required by data scientists to drive improvements in organisational performance
  • have the opportunity to create your own data analysis projects
  • earn a prestigious qualification that is valued across the globe.

Career opportunities:

Managing and analysing big data has become an essential part of modern finance, retail, marketing, social science, development and research, medicine and government.

The benefits of our programme is flexible to address the skills shortage of data scientists who can use data to drive improvements to organisational performance. You will have the opportunity to gain highly-valued skills through the specialist pathways:

MSc Data ScienceThese skills will lead to a variety of careers with employers from technology firms, the biomedical research sector, the charitable and voluntary sector, and public research sector.

MSc Data Science and Artificial IntelligenceEmbark on a variety of careers with employers from leading technology firms, robotics, military, academia, and public research sector.

MSc Data Science and Financial TechnologyFor a variety of careers with employers from the financial sector, including financial planning, insurance, marketing, and investment banking.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematics and Statistics for Data Science
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Programming in Python
  • Big Data Analysis
  • Data Visualisation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180/120/60 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

To be eligible to register for any of the Data Science programmes, you must have the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree (or an acceptable equivalent) in a relevant subject which is considered at least comparable to a UK second class honours degree, from an institution acceptable to the University.

Relevant subjects include but are not limited to the following:

  • Biomedical Statistics
  • Business Computing
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Computing
  • Data Science
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Games Programming
  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  • Marketing and Finance
  • Mathematics and statistics
  • Physics.

Technological requirements

As this is a technical degree, you will need regular access to a computer with an internet connection and a minimum screen resolution of 1024x768. You will also need Adobe Flash Player to view video material and a media player (such as VLC) to play video files.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Band A countries:

  • Independent web-supported £8000
  • Teaching centre supported £4080

Band B countries:

  • Independent web-supported  £12000
  • Teaching centre supported  £6800


Studying for your University of London degree from anywhere in the world without the costs of relocating represents excellent value for money. However, there may be additional sources of support depending on where you live and how you choose to study.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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