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Data Science (with Foundation Year) FT BSc (Hons)

Nottingham Trent University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Clifton Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

In the foundation year, you’ll attain the academic and practical skills required which will enable you to progress onto the first year of your degree course, provided the relevant progression criteria are met. You will build your confidence in Biology, Engineering, Chemistry and Maths, and apply your theoretical knowledge in practical lab sessions.Modules will include:• Introductory Mathematics• Intermediate Mathematics• Foundation Science• Foundation Engineering• Practical and Professional SkillsThis bespoke course has been developed in conjunction with specialists in Data Science and sits at the interface of mathematics, statistics and computer science.You'll develop key computer science skills, becoming proficient in several programming languages as well as database design. You will also learn extensive mathematical and statistical theory and techniques, applying this knowledge to a range of problems linked to processing data.From natural science, through the business, finance and retail sectors to social networking and mobile devices, computer-based systems now generate huge volumes of data almost continuously. The rapid emergence of ‘Big Data’ brings challenges: there is now an urgent need for graduates skilled in the sophisticated mathematical and computational techniques required for large-scale data analysis.- Top 20 in the UK for Mathematics (The Guardian University Guide 2021).- Top 20 in the UK for student satisfaction in Mathematics (National Student Survey 2020).

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Nottingham Trent University

  • University League Table

    45th

  • Campus address

    Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FQ, England

With placements and work experience opportunities, as well as tailored employability support, NTU is focused on the future success of its students.
Students and staff from over 160 countries make NTU's community diverse and dynamic, offering a global experience for all students.
Prestigious, competitive scholarships are available, worth up to half the tuition fee.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 24 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 151
    129 81%

    10th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    11th

    5

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