M.Sc. On Campus

Applied Data Science

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

12 months
14500 GBP/year
7100 GBP/year
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The Applied Data Science course from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) tackles four key strands of data science learning: data science, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, and robotics.

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The ongoing progress in mathematical tools and automated data acquisition, combined with the growth of very large datasets and computational power, has established data science as a mature discipline with a broad spectrum of applications.

This Applied Data Science course from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is designed to develop your knowledge and skills in modern data science practice. Practical and theoretical skills, such as programming, project management and statistics, are developed through a learning approach that combines taught sessions with individual and group projects.

Why study with us

Choose an optional module based on your own academic interests. Options are available for software engineering, robotics, sensors and instruments,

Learn from an expert team. Many of the course tutors have research interests and experience in the field of data science and its applications. A number of staff are also research active.

Participate in a School Expo, presenting your project to an external audience including industry representatives. The Expo involves a three-minute competition for your project.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Internet of Things
  • Programming with Data
  • Big Data Analytics and Visualization
  • Research Methods
  • MSc Project (Engineering)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have a 2:2 Honours Degree in relevant area or equivalent industrial experience
  • Applicants degree should include a Programming Module
  • Interviews might be required

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7100 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time: £785 per 20 credits (UK/EU)

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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