Data Science from Northumbria University provides a greater understanding of Big Data and Cloud computing and will equip you with skills needed to tackle realistic Big Data problems. You will use principal machine learning methods, advanced database technologies, data visualisation techniques and statistical approaches to apply modern, analytical and statistical techniques to business data - combining both theoretical and practical approaches. You will also become equipped with programming skills in Python and R for effective, efficient, statistical data analysis.
You will be well placed to take up a range of roles available in the IT based business world including, but not limited to, Information and Data Manager, Business Systems Analyst, Enterprise Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Data Engineer, and Data Specialist. These roles are in a variety of industries including investment management, healthcare and banking, amongst many others. There is currently high demand for data science specialists in the UK IT sector.
- Big Data and Cloud Computing
- Principles of Data Science
- Advanced Databases
- Statistical Programming
- Machine Learning
- 16 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
National students are advised to apply early to secure your place and organise any sponsorship or funding.
DisciplinesStatistics Business Information Systems Data Science & Big Data View 217 other Masters in Statistics in United Kingdom
- A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree (or equivalent) in a quantitative subject such as computer / information science, engineering, maths, statistics, or a related discipline (e.g. IT, software engineering). Other subject qualifications, equivalent professional qualifications and/or relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.
- English language proficiency
International16500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16500 GBP per year during 16 months.
National9075 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9075 GBP per year during 16 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.