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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Robert Gordon University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

The MSc Data Science degree at Robert Gordon University will equip you with the knowledge and skills to design and implement computer-analytics and visualisation solutions across a range of industries.

With an emphasis on Big Data, you will gain an understanding of the needs of businesses and how to manage the requirements in this emerging international area of focus for companies, governments and economies.

The course focuses on Big Data, traditional and unconventional data management including acquisition, storage, warehousing, analytics and visualisation tools and techniques. You’ll put these skills into practice in our state-of-the-art facilities.

Importantly, the course satisfies the demand for Data Scientists who have the ability to relate key performance indicators and contribute to the decision-making within a business, giving you an advantage in the job market.

Throughout the course, content is complemented by practical work, allowing you to support your theoretical knowledge with practical experience in data storage, mining, warehousing, visualisation and analysis as well as transferable skills.

The individual project provides an opportunity for applying specialist knowledge together with analytic, problem-solving, managerial and communication skills to a particular area of interest within data science. Working with the full support and guidance of an allocated Project Supervisor, you will propose, plan, specify, develop, evaluate, and present a substantial project.

Accreditation

Accredited by the British Computer Society, The Chartered Institute for IT for the purposes of partially meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional and partially meeting the academic requirement for a Chartered Engineer.

Tuition fees

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£ 17,300per year

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

University information

Robert Gordon University

  • University League Table

    103rd

  • Campus address

    Robert Gordon University, Garthdee House, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB10 7QB, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    61st out of 114

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    149 63%

    29th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81.0 81%

    52nd

    28
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    12th

    11

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