MSc Data Science (2 years) is an exciting new programme available to students looking to enrol from September 2018.
Data Scientist has been dubbed the 'sexiest job title' (Harvard Business Review, 2012) with IBM predicting a 28% growth of jobs by 2020 .The UK government has set out their strategy for the UK to be a world leader in data science to enable the growth of the UK economy. Data Scientists require a combination of statistical analytical skills, the ability to efficiently process large volumes of data, c.f. Big Data, and then to generate visualisations to explain the results
This two year programme offers a unique opportunity for students looking to transition to a new career path in Data Science, yet coming from a background outside Computing. Whether your experience lies in Physics, Mathematics, etc., this pathway programme is a perfect opportunity to become well-versed in the advanced, fascinating field of Data Science