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MSc in Data Science

Swansea University
Program overview
1-2 years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Swansea
18,000 GBP
September 2021

Swansea
18,000 GBP
September 2022

Swansea
18,000 GBP
September 2023

Program description

MSc in Data Science

The MSc in Data Science gives you a solid grounding in data science concepts and technologies for extracting information and constructing knowledge from data.

This course focuses on three core technical themes of data mining, machine learning, and visualisation.

You study computational principles, methods, and systems for a variety of real-world applications that require mathematical foundations, programming skills, critical thinking, and ingenuity.

Our brand new £32.5m Computational Foundry lies at the heart of this course. Sophisticated teaching and research equipment include a Vision and Biometric Lab, a Maker Lab, a Theory Lab, a Cyber Security/Networking Lab, a User Lab and a Visualisation Suite.

With large data sets now available across almost all industry sectors, there is an increasingly high demand for innovative new technologies and skilled data scientists.

This course is also available in Part time basis with 2 years duration.

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Admission requirements

  • Minimum 2:2 (or equivalent) in Computer Science or a related discipline.
  • IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent English test.

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Program content

Year 1 (Level 7 PGT)

Compulsory Modules

  • Human-Centred Visual Analytics
  • Big Data and Data Mining
  • Big Data and Machine Learning
  • Mathematical Skills for Data Scientists

Optional Modules

  • Abuses, Biases and Blessings of Data
  • Data Visualization
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Optimisation
  • Computer Vision and Deep Learning
  • Modelling and Verification Techniques
  • Operating Systems and Architectures

Compulsory Modules

  • MSc Project

Scholarships & funding

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

Tuition fees

UK/EU

  • Full Time: £8,700 per year
  • Part Time: £4,350 per year

International

  • Full Time: £18,000 per year
  • Part Time: £9,000 per year

Career opportunities

Data Science Employment Opportunities

Completing this MSc considerably enhances your data science career prospects. Our graduates often progress to rewarding employment within esteemed organisations. Below are a number of their recent destinations.

  • Workflow developer, Irwin Mitchell
  • programr, Evil Twin Artworks
  • Web developer & web support, VSI Thinking
  • Software developer, Wireless Innovations
  • Associate business application analyst, CDC Software
  • Software developer, OpenBet Technologies

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Swansea University

Singleton Park
SA2 8PP Swansea
United Kingdom

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https://www.swansea.ac.uk

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