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Data Science and Visualisation

Bangor University
3 years
Full time/part time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Bangor
English
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About this program

Data Science and Visualisation

The Data Science and Visualisation degree is designed to provide students with the opportunity to join careers in the modern data-driven economy, or further academic study. This degree provides a firm footing in data handling, analysis and communication of findings using modern visualisation techniques.

Graduates from this course are anticipated to join industry in data analysis, financial analysis, data support or similar positions. Their degree will have equipped them with not only practical skills, but an understanding of the underpinning theory. This allows them to both provide accurate and insightful analysis and to communicate that insight to colleagues.

The BSc Data Science and Visualisation degree provided a contemporary mix of computer science fundamentals, programming, data management and analysis, and critical reasoning. The program produces graduates that are proficient in using data to derive insight and communicating that insight to their colleagues and customers. This combination is necessary for the 21st century data economy, idealling placing graduates of this course to take up roles in both industry and academia.

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Admission requirements

For 2020 entry:

  • GCSE Maths grade C/4 or equivalent required.

Typical offer is based on a minimum 112 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g:

  • A Levels (including 1 in a Science/Maths/Computing/IT, excluding General Studies)
  • BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma in relevant subject (as above): DMM
  • City & Guilds Advanced Technical / Extended Diploma: case by case
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma is accepted
  • Access to HE in a relevant subject as listed above**: Pass
  • Welsh Baccalaureate is accepted.
  • Key Skills are not accepted.

International Candidates: school leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements).

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year 1

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • Professional Perspectives
  • Imperative Programming Foundat
  • Mathematics for Computing
  • Computer Architecture & OS
  • Database Systems

Semester 2

  • Professional Perspectives
  • Python Programming
  • Mathematics for Computing
  • Web Technologies
  • Database Systems

Year 2

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • Industrial Projects
  • Business & Enterprise Prog
  • User Experience (UX) & HCI
  • Data Structures & Algorithms

Semester 2

  • Industrial Projects
  • Business & Enterprise Prog
  • Data Systems, Management & Eth
  • Applied Data Science ft Python

Year 3

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • Individual Project Core
  • Research Methods Core
  • Information Visualisation
  • Computer & Network Security
  • Advanced Data Management

Semester 2

  • Individual Project
  • Research Methods
  • Creative Visualisation
  • Information Visualisation
  • Advanced Data Management

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

Scholarships & funding

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

Tuition

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Qualification

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

Career paths

Graduates from this course are anticipated to join industry in data analysis, financial analysis, data support or similar positions. Their degree will have equipped them with not only practical skills, but an understanding of the underpinning theory. This allows them to both provide accurate and insightful analysis and to communicate that insight to colleagues.

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Bangor University
LL57 2DG Bangor Gwynedd
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