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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Preston Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The ongoing progress in mathematical tools and automated data acquisition, combined with the growth of very large datasets and computational power, has established data science as a mature discipline with a rapidly growing number of exploitations in a wide spectrum of applications.

This course has been carefully planned and is designed to develop your knowledge and skills in modern data science practice. It combines a project-based approach with opportunity for personal development through a flexible and supportive learning experience.

Learning Environment and Assessment

You will benefit from a dedicated data science lab for teaching purposes in the new Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC) building. Equipment includes modern graphics processing unit (GPU) cards for running simulations of data science projects. The course team has domain experts with expertise in data science and related applications such as medical imaging, signal analysis for non-invasive inspection, computer aided diagnosis.

Opportunities

You will participate in a School Expo to present your project to an external audience, including industry representatives. This includes a three-minute competition for your project.

As a graduate, you will be equipped with skills in working on modern data science projects as an individual as well as in a team.

Upon graduation you may apply for a PhD.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,200per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Central Lancashire

  • University League Table

    70th

  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

An affordable city for students, Preston was also named as best place in the UK’s North West to live and work (Good Growth for Cities Guide 2019).
UCLan is culturally-diverse, home to students from 120 countries and with international partnerships across the globe.
Students get free sports centre membership, allowing them to use the new Sir Tom Finney sports centre and the 64-acre UCLan Sports Arena.

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