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Data Science

University of Southampton

12 months
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26850 GBP/year
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About

This Data Science MSc course at the University of Southampton prepares you to become a proficient data scientist, building core areas of expertise, from the ability to operate high-performance computing clusters and cloud-based infrastructures, to devising and applying sophisticated Big Data analytics techniques.

Overview

Course Details

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.

Career Opportunities

  • 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

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

You’ll need an upper 2:1 degree in one of the following subjects:

  • computer science
  • computer engineering
  • software engineering
  • mathematics/statistics
You must also have an upper 2:1 score in the following modules:
  • a programming module (e.g. MATLAB, Python, Java, C, C++, C#)
  • an advanced maths module, ideally statistics and probability

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26850 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU Full-time: £26,850

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 GBP /month
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Funding

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