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Data Science MSci (Hons)

Keele University

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  • Qualification

    Master in Science (with Honours) – MSci (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

At Keele University, we’re proud to be consistently ranked in the Top 3 UK universities for student satisfaction, which is testimony to the safe, supportive and welcoming campus we hope you’ll soon call home.From same-day deliveries to self-driving cars, today's global society is powered by AI and big data. Keele's Data Science Integrated Master's (MSci) programme offers you an extra year of study, providing a deeper understanding of the subject, covering areas of mathematics, statistics and research.Our Data Science graduates are trained from first principles in Computer Science and Mathematics. The two disciplines are blended seamlessly throughout your degree. You will study fundamental mathematical and statistical techniques alongside modern software development methods. You will have the opportunity to apply your learning immediately using real-world datasets in our cutting-edge computing laboratories.You will undertake significant development projects, including a final year data science dissertation led by academics with research specialities in artificial intelligence, big data and statistical modelling. Additional modules that cover advanced technical topics such as cloud computing, as well as academic research, industry-focused professional skills and practical problem-solving ensure you are fully equipped for an exciting and intellectually stimulating journey as a Data Scientist.This integrated master's offers you an extra year of in-depth study that gives you the opportunity to compete for the most prestigious data science jobs that require a deep understanding of the subject and the ability to creatively apply your knowledge in novel situations. The MSci training covers advanced mathematics and statistics as well as research, leaving you ideally placed to make meaningful contributions in top-level industries as well as continuing your academic career with further study via a research doctorate.Dubbed the career of the future, demand for data scientists in the industry continues to grow apace. From programming in Python and R, through to large-scale data engineering and working on the latest deep-learning research in applied settings, Keele's programme delivers the necessary skills to choose a pathway through this career with confidence.Graduates can go on to work in diverse industries such as finance, healthcare, transport, business intelligence and e-commerce, as well as further academic study. Additional experience of research and self-directed learning gives our students the broader abilities needed to respond to the latest developments in this fast-changing field in the years ahead. Our Data Science degree is also great preparation for employment in related fields including consultancy, software development, accountancy, engineering and teaching.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,000per year

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University information

Keele University

  • University League Table

    56th

  • Campus address

    Keele University, Keele, ST5 5BG, England

Keele students represent over 120 different nationalities. A welcoming campus, Keele recognises the benefits of such a diverse population of cultures and ideas.
Keele provides individual and group language and academic skills guidance for international students at all levels, through its language centre on campus.
Keele provides a friendly and supportive environment for international students. A range of cultural events are arranged and celebrated throughout the year.

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