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M.Sc. On Campus

Data and Decision Analytics

University of Southampton

12 months
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21000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Develop the analytic and professional skills for success in the data science at this Data and Decision Analytics MSc course offered by the University of Southampton. You’ll learn advanced level mathematical modelling, statistical analysis, and computation.

Overview

Course Details

This Data and Decision Analytics MSc course offered by the University of Southampton will give you the skills and knowledge to make better decisions based on data. There is also a strong focus on real work experience, with opportunities for summer projects in a range of industries.

Through this degree you’ll learn: 
  • programming skills in R and in Python 
  • advanced theory and methods of applied statistics 
  • practical application of operational research 
  • modelling of deterministic and stochastic systems 
  • industry career skills working on a project with an external organisation 

You'll take on 3-month summer project which can be in operational research, statistics, data science or a combination of each. This is excellent preparation if you want to go onto a PhD in one of these areas. 

There are 2 options for this project:
  • The opportunity to compete for a 3-month project with an external organisation
  • An internal project linked to the latest research led by one of our academics 

You'll also get the chance to meet with the CORMSIS Business Advisory Board which is represented by major companies including; Tesco, Shell, British Airways and HM Revenue & Customs. They ensure this MSc continues to be fresh and relevant to the needs of employers, so you’ll have excellent employment prospects.

Career Opportunities

  • Data science has seen an unparalleled expansion as the data-driven economy grows. Having a good understanding of the process of deriving actionable insights from data opens-up a huge amount of career options.  
  • Increasingly organisations require skilled professionals who can handle large datasets and managers who can utilise the resulting analysis to make impactful decisions. The nature of the work brings MSc Data and Decision Analytics graduates into early contact with senior management which can offer opportunities for rapid career advancement. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Deterministic OR Methods for Data Scientists
  • Python
  • Likelihood and Bayesian Inference
  • Machine Learning
  • Presenting Reports
  • Statistical Computing for Data Scientists
  • Stochastic or Methods for Data Scientists
  • Analytical Consultancy Skills
  • Computer-based statistical modelling
  • Credit Scoring and Data Mining

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

You’ll need a 2:1 degree in a subject that involves some quantitative training, such as: 

  • computer science 
  • economics 
  • engineering 
  • mathematics 
  • physics 
  • statistics

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

EU and international students pay £21,000.

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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