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Data Science and Artificial Intelligence with a Year in Industry MSc

University of Liverpool

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Liverpool

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    24 months

Course summary

Overview

The MSc Data Science and Artificial Intelligence is a conversion master's, designed for students who have a first degree in a subject other than Computer Science (or a subject closely related to Computer Science), who wish to develop their knowledge and skills to start a career in the Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Industry. The course has been developed in close collaboration with a number of commercial partners including IBM to meet the skills gaps in this growing employment area.

The course provides an introduction to the knowledge and skills required you will need to work within the Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. You have the choice of a one or two year option, with year two as a Year in Industry.

The first year comprises of taught modules and the second year includes an industrial project as part of a paid work placement. Taught modules include introductions to the maths and programming required to work within this growth industry.

Year in Industry

Work experience is a valuable component to help gain skilled employment. To meet the increasing demand for MSc students to have industry experience, an optional, paid year in industry is has been built into this programme.

The placement is typically 30 weeks from September to June. During the placement year you will spend time working in a relevant company suitable for the MSc. This is an excellent opportunity to gain practical experience which will boost your CV, build networks and develop confidence in a working environment.

Although industry placements are not guaranteed, the University offers you opportunities and support throughout the process to ensure that the chance to find a placement is high. We have a dedicated team to help you prepare and find a suitable placement and our superb links with industry means several companies work with the department to offer our MSc students competitive placements. The University’s Careers and Employability Service will also assist you with producing a professional CV, preparing for placement interviews and finding a placement.

Career prospects

There is a well documented global shortage of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence practitioners. Employment opportunities within this field far outstrip supply.

The MSc Data Science and Artificial Intelligence addresses this skills gap by providing graduates with employment opportunities across the sector with a particular focus on, but not limited to, career opportunities within the field of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. This includes interdisciplinary opportunities, by coupling knowledge of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence with the knowledge that graduates have acquired from their first degree.

The opportunities are wide and varied; career examples include: Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Database Manager, Machine Learning Practitioner, and IT consultant.

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University of Liverpool

  • University League Table

    33rd

  • Campus address

    University of Liverpool, The Foundation Building, 765 Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZX, England

Renowned for excellent teaching that relates to the professions including medicine, dentistry, business, law, architecture and engineering.
Internationally recognised themes: personalised health, infectious disease, advanced materials, digital, heritage, and starting well, living well, ageing well.
Extensive support network in place for International students. Students can take advantage of a meet and greet service and ‘Hello International!’ welcome.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    31st out of 110 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    145 61%

    35th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    54th

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