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MSc Data Science (Social Analytics)

University of Manchester

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    The University of Manchester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course description

The range of pathways reflects the interdisciplinary nature of the course and we welcome applications from students with backgrounds in a range of disciplines, including: business and management; health science; social sciences; geography; planning; computer science; and mathematics.

We provide training in core data science skills, embedded in a disciplinary context provided by the pathway, you will develop: computational skills; data analytical skills; data stewardship skills and knowledge; and project design skills.

Aims

This innovative MSc in Data Science course is an opportunity for graduates from a broad range of disciplines to develop data science skills. Our goal is to help you develop into an agile, skilled data scientist, adept at working in variety of settings and able to meet the challenges and reap the rewards of interdisciplinary team work.

Career opportunities

The global demand for data scientist talent continues to grow, as a result, our course qualification will provide a strong boost to your employability.

The University also has its own dedicated Careers Service that you would have full access to as a student and for two years after you graduate.

Tuition fees

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£ 25,000per 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 Manchester

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 113 2

    11th out of 105

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    202 90%

    5th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96 96%

    8th

    28
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    31st

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    151 78%

    11th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    13th

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    69th

    9

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