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Data Science (R38) BSc (Hons)

Open University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Distance Learning

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    FEB

  • Duration

    3 - 6 Years

Course summary

Data plays a vital role in almost all private and public sector employment. The need to understand how to use data to inform decision making has never been more important. This degree equips you with the skills to explore and analyse complex data sets. And to solve practical problems using applied mathematics, statistics and computing. You’ll gain a good grounding in mathematical and statistical methods, which provide the foundation for data analysis. You’ll learn relevant computing skills, including programming, elements of machine learning and artificial intelligence, and gain experience of using statistical software.**Key features of the course**- Develop familiarity with mathematical, statistical and computational data modelling techniques.- Build your expertise in a range of software, including the widely used Python and R languages.- Gain experience in communicating and critically commenting on data analysis results.- Increase your employability – data scientists are highly sought after in a wide range of sectors.

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Open University

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    Open University, Student Recruitment Team, PO Box 197, Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BJ, England

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