Data science is a growing and important field of study with a fast-growing number of jobs and opportunities within the private and public sector. The application of theory and methods to real-world problems and applications is at the core of data science, which aims especially to use and to exploit big data.
If you are interested in solving real-world problems, you like to develop skills to use smart devices efficiently, you want to use and to foster your understanding of mathematics, and you are interested and keen to use statistical techniques and methods to interpret data, MSc Data Science at Essex is for you. You study a balance of solid theory and practical application including:
- Computer science
- Data analysis
With a predicted shortage of data scientists, now is the time to future-proof your career. Data scientists are required in every sector, carrying out statistical analysis or mining data on social media, so our course opens the door to almost any industry, from health, to government, to publishing.
The Data Science graduates at the University of Essex are highly sought after by a range of employers and find employment in financial services, scientific computation, decision making support and government, risk assessment, statistics, education and other areas. Our recent graduates have gone onto work as data scientists and data analysts in both the private and public sectors.
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- Mathematics Careers and Employability
- Modelling Experimental Data
- Applied Statistics
- Artificial intelligence and machine learning with applications
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesStatistics Data Science & Big Data View 417 other Masters in Data Science & Big Data in United Kingdom
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- We will consider applicants with a 2:2 degree in one of the following subjects:
- Operational research
- Computer Science
- Applied Mathematics
- Pure Mathematics
- Economic Statistics
- A 2.2 degree in any subject which includes:
- One module in:
- Engineering Maths
- Advanced Maths
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International19740 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19740 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9200 GBP per year during 12 months.
- Home/UK fee: £4,600
- International fee: £9,870
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.