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Politics with Data Science BSc (Hons)

University of Essex

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    06-OCT-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

BSc Politics with Data Science will allow you to study topics such as distributional justice and questions of power alongside thinking critically about a wide range of political phenomena. You’ll gain an understanding of important social science questions, with the latest tools and data sources to analyse them. You will make use of data to understand the political world whilst becoming a social scientist that can both understand and shape the data revolution. Our BSc Politics with Data Science offers a wide range of topics from the political world, ranging from individual voting decisions to international cooperation between states along with hands-on training in the basics of programming and data analysis.Areas that you can expect to explore include, but are not limited to: • Concepts in political science: the state, laws, wars and political parties• Programming with Python, Java, and R• Data collection, visualisation and natural language engineering• International relations• Democratic systems and political power• Statistical analysis and machine learning

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,850per year

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University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    27th

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

The careers team offer dedicated international careers advice and support throughout studies and after graduation.
Central London is easily accessible from all of the university's campuses.
The University of Essex has a student body that represents over 140 nationalities and supports over 30 different cultural societies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 86

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    109 53%

    52nd

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    15th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    38th

    25

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