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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Do you wish to work in industry or plan to pursue further study? Are you interested in data science and its application to science and technology? If so, this course is for you.

On this MSc, you’ll learn about the theory and practice of state-of-the-art data science with applications ranging from mathematics to physics, and from biology to computer science. You’ll develop the skills to provide and use appropriate and up-to-date tools to deal with large datasets common in industrial practice and academic science.

You’ll learn in an intellectually stimulating environment and develop your research skills. Your MSc dissertation, supported by one of our expert faculty, gives you the opportunity to explore in depth an area of your choice. You can choose to focus your studies on one of these four streams: Mathematics; Physics; Computer Science; and Life Sciences.

Careers

The versatility of this course is highlighted by a wide range of career options. Typically, our graduates become data scientists in industry, particularly in technology and engineering, computing, finance and banking. Other careers paths may include management, Civil Service, scientific research, teaching, and academia.

Application deadline

01 September 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 18,500per 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 Sussex

  • University League Table

    40th

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Situated on the sunny South Coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
The sector leading business school offers a complete understanding of management, owing to Sussex’s interest in policy and expertise in science and technology.
One of the most international universities in the UK, Sussex welcomes students to join its friendly community of 150+ nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    39th out of 110 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    143 60%

    36th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    91 91%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    79th

    13

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