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Applied Social Data Science

The University of Exeter

12 months
Duration
20500 GBP/year
10000 GBP/year
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About

During the Applied Social Data Science programme at The University of Exeter, you will develop the ability to apply data analysis techniques to a range of substantive and policy related questions.

Overview

  • Choose to specialise within a policy subfield such as social and family policy, economic and public policy, environment, criminal justice and security
  • The Applied Social Data Science programme at The University of Exeter is delivered by the highly successful Q-Step Centre for Applied Data Analysis. Teaching covers a range of data analytic techniques and practical software and programming skills
  • Put your market-leading social data science skills into practice with optional work placements or industry-based research consultancy projects
  • You’ll gain an understanding of complex political and cultural issues, often in continually changing environments which will be relevant to both business and public sector careers or PhD study

Careers

You will develop a number of skills that are valued in professional and managerial careers: the ability to research and analyse information from a variety of sources along with written and verbal skills needed to present and discuss your opinions. The understanding you will gain of complex political and cultural issues, often in continually changing environments, can also be relevant to both business and public sector appointments.

University of Exeter Politics postgraduates have been highly successful in securing interesting career opportunities and progressing to PhD level study. Previous students are now working for organisations such as the ONS Data Science camp, YouGov, the FCA and Defra.

Employment and professional development

Our excellent Employability and Graduate Development Service provides invaluable support, advice and access to graduate employers. Visit the employment and professional development pages for more information, including podcasts and profiles, about the range of support available.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Data Science and Policy Analytics
  • Data Visualisation
  • Mathematics and Programming Skills for Policy Analytics
  • Policy Analytics: Dissertation or Research Consultancy Project
  • Text as Data
  • Applied Skills: Becoming an Effective Negotiator
  • Yes Special Adviser. Political Advisers and Policy Making in a Global Perspective
  • Applied Skills: Becoming an Effective Negotiator

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a 2:1 Honours degree in a related subject, eg. social sciences, psychology and economics, with demonstrable evidence of data analysis training/content.
  • Please note, if we receive an application which we deem more suitable for one of our other data science programmes we may make an offer for that alternative programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20500 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 20500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

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

UK fees per year:

  • £5,000 part-time

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 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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