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Advanced Computer Science (Data Analytics)

University of Leeds

12 months
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About

Big data is becoming more and more important in fields from science to marketing, engineering, medicine and government. This Advanced Computer Science (Data Analytics) degree from University of Leeds will equip you with specialist knowledge in this exciting field and allow you to explore a range of advanced topics in computer science.

Overview

In the Advanced Computer Science (Data Analytics) degree from University of Leeds, you’ll gain a foundation in topics like systems programming and algorithms, as well as the basics of machine learning and knowledge representation. You’ll also choose from optional modules focusing on topics like image analysis or text analytics, or broaden your approach with topics like cloud computing.

As one of the few schools with expertise covering text, symbolic and scientific/numerical data analysis, we can provide a breadth of expertise to equip you with a variety of skills – and you’ll work as an integral member of one of our research groups when you develop your main project. We also have close links with the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics (LIDA) which is at the forefront of big data research.

Specialist facilities

You’ll benefit from world-class facilities to support your learning, including:

  • a state-of the art cloud computing lab with a 10-node cluster
  • a large High Performance Computing (HPC) resource consisting of several clusters which are used for all forms of predictive modelling, data analysis and simulation
  • a visualisation lab including a Powerwall, benchtop display with tracking system, WorldViz PPT optical tracking system and Intersense InertiaCube orientation tracker
  • Ascension Flock of Birds tracking systems, three DOF and 6DOF Phantom force feedback devices
  • Twin Immersion Corp CyberGloves
  • rendering cluster and labs containing both Microsoft and Linux platforms, among others.

It’s an exciting environment in which to gain a range of skills and experience cutting-edge technology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Programming for Data Science
  • Data Mining and Text Analytics
  • Cloud Computing
  • Advanced Software Engineering
  • Scientific Computation 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in computer science. Other Computing based degrees may be considered on a case by case basis.
  • We require all applicants to have studied a breadth of relevant modules including significant programming, systems development, data structures and algorithms, with strong marks across all these modules.
  • Relevant work experience will also be considered.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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