12 months
28200 GBP/year
12900 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Data Science programme from Newcastle University gives you the knowledge, experience, and expertise to solve real-world problems and realise data-driven insights for organisations.


Data Science programme from Newcastle University is revolutionising every area of science, engineering and commerce. It offers the potential for huge societal and economic benefits. The Data Science MSc was created in collaboration with a number of high profile industry leaders to address the skills shortage in data analytics. The course brings together students and industry practitioners in a setting which new technologies are developed and translated into industry practice. 

What you'll learn

Through this Data Science programme from Newcastle University you'll receive a comprehensive grounding in theory and application of data science. You'll develop the multi-disciplinary combination of skills in statistics and computer science. You'll also gain the ability to apply these skills to real problems in a given application area.

Topics covered in the course include:

  • data visualization
  • cloud computing
  • Bayesian statistics
  • machine learning

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Big Data Analytics 
  • Data Visualization 
  • Data Management and Exploratory Data Analysis
  • Data Science in the Wild
  • Group Project in Data Science
  • Cloud Computing with Project
  • Machine Learning with Project
  • Statistical Foundations of Data Science
  • Statistical Learning for Data Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.


180 alternative credits
  • A PGDip is awarded if you successfully complete all of the taught modules (120 credits).
  • A PGCert is awarded if you successfully complete half of the taught modules (60 credits).


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 BSc honours degree, or international equivalent, in: computer science, mathematics, statistics, an engineering discipline with programming experience 
  • We have a strong track record of admitting applicants from a non-standard background and individuals with strong relevant work experience are encouraged to apply and will be considered on an individual basis.
  • English Language requirements 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    28200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • MSc Part time - £6,450
  • PGCert Home - £4,300, International - £9,400, Part time - £2,150
  • PGDip Home - £8,600, International - £18,500, Part time - £4,300

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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