With modules taught in both the Department of Government and School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, it equips future social scientists with a range of skills in advanced data science and artificial intelligence that will enable them to undertake social sciences research, making use of increasingly large and complex data sets.
The close partnership with Essex County Council, Essex Police and other public sector organisations ensures the development of necessary skills to apply data science for public good within a strong academic framework.
- All Essex politics graduates have the distinction of a qualification from one of the world’s leading politics departments.
- The MA Social Data Science at the University of Essex can lead you to a career in a number of areas such as market research, the media, central and local government and private sector. You will develop key employability skills including analytical reasoning, research design and essay-writing.
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- Data Science and Decision Making
Data for Social Data Science
- Information Retrieval
- Machine Learning
- Text Analytics
- Natural Language Engineering
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesSocial Work Data Science & Big Data View 265 other Masters in Social Work in United Kingdom
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- A 2.2 degree in Political Science, International Relations, International Studies, American Studies, United States Politics, Economics, Finance or Statistics.
- A 2.2 degree in any subject which includes study in two relevant modules. Relevant modules include, but are not limited to:
- Comparative Political Systems
- Constitutional Democracy
- Contemporary World Affairs
- Current Affairs
- Democratic Theory
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International20350 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20350 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9200 GBP per year during 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.