12 months
24100 GBP/year
9600 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Within this Data Science and Engineering course from University of Dundee, you will develop your skills, knowledge and understanding of both data engineering and data science whilst learning to store, manage and analyse large sets of data.

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You will study a range of modules, learning to work with the cloud providers (AWS, Azure GCloud etc)  to build robust data systems, an introduction to machine learning, data models for analysis and how to store data at scale. You will learn about data visualisation to tell the story of your data and build systems to clean and analyse large data sets.

By taking the Data Science and Engineering course from University of Dundee , you will work with SQL and NoSQL databases, learn how to use parallel data analysis software, such as Spark, Flink  and learn how to integrate these into continuous deployment and integration development systems.

Working alongside, and learning from, a range of leading researchers and tutors, including vision and imaging researchers, business intelligence experts, and industrial and research data scientists, you will develop your understanding of the real-life situations you could face in your career.

Under the guidance of our academic staff, you will also undertake a research project. Recent projects examples have looked at integrating third party market data to increase sales in the drinks industry, providing access to Citizen Science data through a microservice architecture  and Diagnosing Skin Cancer using Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning.


You will gain the skills to meet industry standards and requirements, meaning that you will be able to work in a number of areas including:

  • cloud and web based industries such as publishing, messaging services, data aggregators and advertising
  • the health industry, in areas such as the NHS or private medical practices
  • the computer games industry

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Machine Learning 
  • Programming languages for Data Engineering
  • Big Data Analysis 
  • MSc Project 
  • Research Methods
  • Business Intelligence Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 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 normally have an Honours degree at 2.2 level or above in computing or a related subject that contains the necessary background knowledge, including Mathematics, to undertake the course.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24100 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9600 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Ukraine, Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Republic of Ireland: £ 9,600

Living costs for Dundee

787 - 1494 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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