M.Sc. On Campus

Data Science and Advanced Computing

University of Reading

12 months
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Join the next generation of data scientists and meet the challenges of the Information Age with our MSc Data Science and Advanced Computing. The Data Science and Advanced Computing degree is offered by the University of Reading.



On this course, you’ll work with experts from the Department of Computer Science to develop in-depth knowledge of:

  • data analysis and data-driven knowledge discovery
  • cloud computing
  • machine learning and artificial intelligence

This knowledge is vital. Computer science is driving our digital transformation; it is at the forefront of scientific discovery and the heart of economic growth. Utilising society’s wealth of data requires people who can blend research, technology and ingenuity. The Data Science and Advanced Computing degree is offered by the University of Reading.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Applied Data Science with Python
  • Big Data and Cloud Computing
  • Data Security and Ethics
  • Mathematics and Statistics for Data Science 
  • MSc Project

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Full transcripts of all degree programmes taken. If these are not in English, a certified translation into English is required. 
  • An English language certificate (for example IELTS or TOEFL)
  • Contact details for two academic/professional references. 
  • Statement of purpose.
  • A copy of your passport (for international students).

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Reading

903 - 1382 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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