Data Science (Computer Science Data Informatics), M.Sc. | The University of Manchester | Manchester, United Kingdom
M.Sc. On Campus

Data Science (Computer Science Data Informatics)

12 months
31000 GBP/year
15500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Become an agile, skilled data scientist, and be prepared for the challenges and rewards of interdisciplinary teamwork with the Data Science (Computer Science Data Informatics) programme at The University of Manchester.


Course description

The range of pathways reflects the interdisciplinary nature of the course and we welcome applications from students with backgrounds in a range of disciplines, including:
  • business and management;
  • health science;
  • social sciences;
  • geography;
  • planning;
  • computer science;
  • mathematics.
We provide training in core data science skills, embedded in a disciplinary context provided by the pathway, you will develop:
  • computational skills;
  • data analytical skills;
  • data stewardship skills and knowledge;
  • project design skills.


The innovative Data Science (Computer Science Data Informatics) programme at The University of Manchester is an opportunity for graduates from a broad range of disciplines to develop data science skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Biology
  • Health Informatics
  • Data Engineering
  • Representation Learning
  • Text Mining
  • Computer Vision

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • High 2:1 honours degree (or overseas equivalent)
  • We require that all applicants have a strong background in Computer Science reflected, for example, in solid programming and software development skills. We typically expect a First or strong Upper Second class honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in Computer Science, or in a joint degree with at least 50% Computer Science content.
  • Applicants with extensive Computer Science industrial experience and an honours degree in Computer Science, or its overseas equivalent, may also be considered for admission.
In your application, you should demonstrate aptitude, knowledge and/or interest in three areas: 
  • data analytics and/or statistics;
  • computational subjects; and
  • pathway specific requirements.
These can be demonstrated by course units taken at undergraduate level and high school level, or professional experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    15500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 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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