At the Data Science MSc course at the University of Southampton you will gain advanced knowledge in areas such as data mining, machine learning, and data visualization, including state of the art techniques, programming toolkit, and industrial and societal application scenarios.
This Data Science programme at University of Southampton prepares you to become a proficient data scientist, developing your specialist knowledge in subjects that are crucial for mastering the vast and ever-so-complex information landscape that is characteristic to modern, digitally empowered organisations.
This is typically linked to a number of core areas of expertise, from the ability to operate high-performance computing clusters and cloud-based infrastructures, to the know-how that is required to devise and apply sophisticated Big Data analytics techniques, and the creativity involved in designing powerful visualizations.
In the first semester you start with a review of key topics in data science. The course will introduce the core theoretical and technology components required to design and use a data science application, using open-source tools and openly accessible data sets. You will also cover the most important machine learning techniques, which are at the core of any attempt to analyse and reason about data.
- Data scientists help organisations handle large amounts of data being produced thanks to digital technologies.
- Data science has seen an unparalleled expansion as the data-driven economy grows. Increasingly organisations require skilled professionals who can handle large datasets and managers who can utilise the resulting analysis to make impactful decisions.
- Machine Learning (MSc)
- Data Visualisation
- Data Science
- Advanced Databases
- Computational Biology
- Evolution of Complexity
- Intelligent Agents
- Advanced Intelligent Agents
- Advanced Machine Learning
- Open Data Innovation
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesComputer Sciences Data Science & Big Data Machine Learning View 416 other Masters in Data Science & Big Data in United Kingdom
You’ll need an upper 2:1 degree in one of the following subjects:
- computer science
- computer engineering
- software engineering
- a programming module (e.g. MATLAB, Python, Java, C, C++, C#)
- an advanced maths module, ideally statistics and probability
International28000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 28000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
EU and international students pay £28,000.
Living costs for Southampton
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.