Data Science MSc – University of Surrey

Collecting, managing and analyzing data is becoming essential across many sectors – from finance to politics, and advertising to healthcare. This course will give students the advanced computation and mathematics skills students need to work in the growing field of data science.

Designed in collaboration with industry and drawing on our leading research, our MSc Data Science will prepare the student to become a data scientist, data analyst, data engineer, data architect or a business analyst.

This course uniquely addresses both the fundamentals of data as well as the technical considerations needed to handle data with increasing scale and complexity.

This course combines the in-depth study of the theory and practice of data science with an optional year-long placement in industry, where students get the chance to apply your knowledge to real-world challenges. Placement will also allow the student to discover the business value of data-oriented research and development.

The student develops solid technical knowledge of data science principles and practices, machine learning and data mining, practical business analytics, database systems, and cloud computing. Student can also customize this course with optional modules in information security, sensors, and artificial intelligence.

Entry requirements:  6.5 overall with 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in each other component.

Intake: October 2019

Duration: 1 year


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