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Applied Data Science Degree Apprenticeship

Bangor University
3 years
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
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Program description

Applied Data Science Degree Apprenticeship

The BSc in Applied Data Science is an innovative and flexible way to study for degree whilst remaining in employment. The degree course is available to employees only. Teaching is delivered one day per week at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai for the first two years, and at Bangor University for the final year.

This degree has been developed in conjunction with industry to make sure that the curriculum is relevant to the requirements of the IT Sector and workforce development. It covers the full breadth of Data Science, combining traditional academic teaching with work-based learning.

Completion of the first two years of the program offers the opportunity of being awarded an FdSc degree as an exit qualification, which itself is accredited under the Higher Apprenticeship Framework through Tech Partnership, the Sector Skills Council for IT.

If you are looking for a University course that it relevant to the IT sector and can be completed whilst you work, then the BSc in Applied Data Science is an ideal option. The degree program benefits you by furthering your knowledge and career opportunities, whilst also furthering the success of your employer.

Admission requirements

  • Students need to be in either full or part-time employment (minimum 16 hours a week) in the IT industry.
  • All applicants will be considered on a case by case basis and will be expected to attend an informal interview.

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Program content

The course is delivered through interactive lectures, tutorials and workshops. There will also be presentations by guest speakers. Learning is practical and informal. You’ll be assessed through a variety of methods such as practical and theoretical assignments, reports, oral presentations, project work, portfolios and team-based assignments.

What will you study on this course?

Example module listing:

  • Database Design and Management
  • Employability Based Learning
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Research and Study Skills
  • Mathematics for Computing
  • Digital Graphics (JS Canvas)
  • Web Technologies
  • Computer Systems
  • Research Methods & Study Skill
  • Project Management for Comp Professionals
  • Data Ethics
  • Intro to Data Analytics
  • Vis & Graphical Algorithms
  • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • WBP-Data Processing & AI
  • WBP-Design& Impl Visualisation
  • Information Visualisation
  • Computer & Network Security
  • Advanced Data Management
  • I Machine Learning

*Module listings are for guide purposes only and are subject to change.

Tuition fees

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Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn a BSc (Hons) degree.

Career opportunities

Completion of the program can lead to a range of options in employment and education. The essence of the degree apprenticeship is to allow apprentices to develop the knowledge and skills that will allow them to progress in their career. This could be from changing direction in the profession or being able to identify new opportunities that advantage them or their employer.

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Gold rated teaching

Bangor University has achieved a Gold Award, the highest rating possible, in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The TEF assessment took into account teaching quality, learning environment and student outcomes and learning gain. We were judged to deliver consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students and our teaching is of the highest quality found in the UK.

A top 10 university

The National Student Survey (NSS) results place Bangor amongst the UK’s top 10 universities for student satisfaction (excluding specialist institutions). This reflects the University’s focus on overall student experience.

Wide range of courses

We offer hundreds of courses across the arts and the sciences. We pride ourselves on the quality of our teaching and our courses and lecturers have been rated in the top 10 in the country.

World class teaching & research

Study at a world-class university, which is recognised for the quality of teaching and research. Bangor University is in the top 40 in the UK for research according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Work experience and placements

We offer a variety of options to gain valuable employability skills, which includes supporting you in work placements and internships that you may wish to undertake.

Guaranteed accommodation

We guarantee accommodation for first year students who apply by the deadline and select us as their Firm Choice. Our accommodation was rated as the best in the UK at the What Uni Student Choice Awards 2018.

Free membership of all clubs and societies

Take advantage of the Bangor Student Experience with free membership of student clubs and societies. There are over 150 different ones to choose from, so you can try something new, get involved with sports, meet new friends and get out and explore the local area.

UNRIVALlED location

Choose to study in one of the best places in the UK to be a student. Bangor’s location – close to the mountains and the sea – has been described as ‘the best university setting in the UK’.

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Bangor University
LL57 2DG Bangor Gwynedd
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