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The award
MSc

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 8160 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
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International course fees
GBP 13600 per year

All study options

About Data Science and Analytics at University of Chichester

We have designed this MSc course in consultation with industry partners.

This has enabled us to understand their needs for Data Scientists, what skills will be required and on successful completion of this course individuals will be highly employable within businesses.

Having this close understanding of what industry needs makes this course relatively unique and the very best suited to these looking for a career in the Data Sciences.

The course will be of specific interest to :

A mathematics graduate wishing to use your skills in a vocational business based environment

A computer science graduate wishing to follow a vocational route

Individuals currently working in Business and looking to grow their career through gaining Data Science and Business Analytics skills

Six modules go to make up this MSc:

Data Science Foundation

Managing Data

Data Exploration and Analysis

Operations Management

Mathematical Statistics

Machine Learning & Cognitive Computing

Data Visualisation and Presentation

Management Project

The 1 year full time MSc course will be stimulating and interactive, making use of lectures, self-learning, workshops and hands-on projects.

You will be assigned a Personal Tutor from the start of your course who will work with you throughout your studies to help you achieve your academic best.

The knowledge we provide you with in these areas will give you all of the essential know-how on methods, tools and techniques to deliver in your career as a Data Scientist.

We believe Data Science is very much an intellectual ‘contact sport’ and through this course we provide you with every opportunity to put your theoretical knowledge into practice.

The project work we have imbedded within the course has been chosen and developed based on real-world scenarios across a range of industry and government sectors and is specifically designed to:

Provide an essential link between your theoretical learning and real-world challenges

Create an environment where you decide the methods and tools best suited to the challenge based on what you have learnt

Recreate some of the challenges facing industry and Government today and those very similar to what you will encounter in the workplace as a Data Scientist

Be adaptable to reflect new methods / tools and scenarios in this fast developing discipline

Be able upon completion of the projects to reference your experience in working with such challenges

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Entry requirements

As a general guide, for postgraduate study you'll need to hold the equivalent of a good honours degree (a 2:1 or 2:2 depending on the course) from a recognised university.

We also accept applications from students who have completed a 'top-up' degree at a UK university. If you hold a UK degree you don't need to provide an IELTS or other English language test certificate.

All students whose first language is not English should have met the minimum English language requirement before commencing your programme. For direct entry to MSc and MA taught programmes you can apply with a IELTS score of 6.5 (Cambridge English Scale score 176 to 184), with no element less than 6.0 (Cambridge English Scale score 169 to 175).

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