The two year programme will provide highly valuable work experience through three eight month placements rotating across three different participating employers. Typical job roles include Statistical Modeller, Data Engineer, Quantitative Analyst, Credit Risk Analyst, Pricing Analyst, Marketing Analyst, Predictive Modeller / Decision Science.
During these placements, you will be trained and work with team colleagues on real world business problems and projects. This will give you a unique insight into different business types, cultures and methods of working to develop a fully rounded skill set in data science, and enable you to make a more informed choice regarding your future career.
Through the placements, academic study and project work, you will develop key skills in the following areas;
- Commercial awareness
- Professional communication
- Data Science Fundamentals
- R, Python and SAS
- Data analytics and problem solving
- Machine learning and AI
- Data mining, management and engineering
Alongside structured training and development whilst having a mentor, you will study for a part-time, fully funded MSc in Data Science, designed by employers. The qualification is designed to enable and reinforce application of knowledge through work based projects and a final research project.
What we are looking for
We are seeking 25 talented and highly motivated graduates with a minimum of a 2.1 degree in science, technology, engineering, statistics, mathematic or similar technical discipline, to join the programme on 1 October 2018.
Note, you do not need prior knowledge in programming just curiosity, the right attitude and a willingness to learn!
Please submit your CV and a covering letter explaining your interest in a career in data science.
Accepted degree subjects
How to apply
Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 24/06/2018
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Closing date: 29/06/2018
Additional job details
|Additional location information||Cardiff|
Fully funded MSc in Data Science