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Data Science and Statistical Learning

University of Limerick

12 months
Duration
16900 EUR/year
6700 EUR/year
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About

The Data Science and Statistical Learning at University of Limerick provides an exciting opportunity for students with a quantitative background to specialise in the rapidly expanding field of data science, with an emphasis on statistical perspectives.

Overview

About Data Science and Statistical Learning at University of Limerick

The course modules have been carefully developed with a focus on statistics and computing to assist students in developing skills in statistical modelling, data visualisation and interpretation, database management, statistical programming, network analysis and predictive algorithms. Students are also provided with an opportunity to specialise in more applied elements of data science through the undertaking of a research project and dissertation.  The objectives of the course are:

  • To enable graduates of quantitative disciplines to redirect their training towards the rapidly growing field of data science.
  • To provide students with a fundamental grounding in the key skills of data science including; data manipulation, data interrogation and visualisation, statistical modelling, and scientific computation.
  • To provide students with technical research and presentation experience, through the undertaking of a research project and writing of an MSc dissertation.

Careers

Data science skills are some of the most highly sought after by employers both nationally and internationally. There is a rapidly increasing demand for individuals with strong proficiencies in data analysis and scientific computation.  Examples of potential fields of employment (and employers) include:

ICT (e.g. Apple, Facebook, Google, Linkedin, Microsoft, Tenable, TikTok); 

  • Financial services and management consulting (e.g. Accenture, AIB, Aon, Bank of Ireland, Deloitte, EY, KPMG,  PWC, Zurich);
  • Manufacturing and pharmaceuticals (e.g. Abbott, Eli Lilly, Glanbia, Johnson & Johnson, Regeneron);
  • Research and development roles in a wide variety of applied fields, as well as strengthening applicant candidacy for application to PhD programmes

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistical Inference for Data Science
  • Statistical Learning
  • Research Project Students will specialise their dissertation studies in one of the three sub-disciplines: Mathematics and Statistics, Electronic and Computer Engineering, or Computer Science and Information Systems
  • Fundamentals of Statistical Modelling
  • Quantitative Research Methods for Science, Engineering and Technology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

EU Applicants: Early application is advisable.

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The minimum entry requirement is a 2:2 undergraduate degree (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) (or equivalent) in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or other relevant quantitative discipline, or equivalent qualification that is recognised by the University as meeting this requirement. The University reserves the right to shortlist and interview applicants as deemed necessary.
  • Qualification transcripts and certificates
  • A copy of your birth certificate or passport
  • English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
  • English language competency certificate

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16900 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6700 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Limerick

850 - 1150 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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