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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Sunderland

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

This newly developed Data Science course will provide you with the technical and practical skills to analyse big data that is key to success in future business, digital media and science. Study industry-specific topics and specialise in areas such as data mining, machine learning, data analytics and visualisation, and security of big data.

Our close links to industry and businesses in the North East, as well as the research expertise of our academics, makes this course unique and ensures that the course structure is developed according to the needs of the employment sector.

Why us?

  • The digital sector will require over 2 million new recruits by 2020, according to Development Economics 2015
  • The department has been a Cisco partner for over 10 years
  • Sunderland was named Smart City of the Year 2020 (Digital Leaders UK). Boasting the second-fastest growth in digital turnover outside of London, Sunderland is the ideal city to study computing and set up a business

Career ready

The digital sector will require 300,000 new recruits by 2020, with a specific specialist demand of ‘high-level IT specialists, such as IT architects, big data and security specialists’ (UK commission for Employment and Skills 2013). According to the McKinsey Report (2011), “the demand of people with data science skills is predicted to double over the next five years”.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,500per year

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

University information

University of Sunderland

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Sunderland, Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland, Sunderland, SR1 3SD, England

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