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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Stirling

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This BSc (hons) Data Science will give you an in-depth awareness and appreciation of the underlying computing and mathematical principles driving data science technologies. It is a practical degree focusing on the mathematical and analytical skills needed to begin a career as a data scientist or analyst.Demand for workers with specialist data skills like data scientists and data engineers has more than tripled over five years (+231%), according to a labour market analysis commissioned for Dynamics of data science skills, a new Royal Society report published in May 2019. The types of skills most frequently required by British employers include scripting languages, big data, SQL databases and machine learning.You will study modules chosen from across Computing Science and Mathematics and will be introduced to both data science theory and applications. You'll study subjects at the core of data science including programming, machine learning and statistics. This Data Science course will introduce you to database principles and applications and teach you cutting edge technology such as Python and NoSQL. You'll learn how to collect, manage and analyse fast moving Big Data for science or commerce.

Application deadline

25 January

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University information

University of Stirling

  • University League Table

    50th

  • Campus address

    University of Stirling, Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, Scotland

The University of Stirling's 330-acre campus is conveniently located in the heart of Scotland and offers excellent facilities.
A diverse and welcoming community of staff and students across the university represent more than 120 countries around the world.
The University of Stirling offers a broad range of scholarships and funding opportunities designed to support international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    60th out of 114 25

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    140 60%

    36th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    69th

    39
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    43rd

    20

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