Taught course

Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

Institution
Bournemouth University · Faculty of Science and Technology
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in a required subject, or relevant.

Required subjects: Computing, Technology, Maths, Physics, Engineering, Data Sciences or Data Analytics.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Why study MSc Data Science & Artificial Intelligence at BU?

  • Learn about recent advances in the fields of data analytics, big data tools and technologies, machine intelligence while concretely experimenting on machine knowledge extraction and decision-support
  • Use a broad range of data science tools and technologies, from those which are established (MATLAB, R and Weka), to the new favourites which prepare you for mainstream data science jobs (Python, Jupyter notebook, Apache Spark and libraries such as Keras, TensorFlow, and PyTorch)
  • Graduate with important skills in strategic thinking for scientific research implementation and communication
  • We’ve established close relationships with companies, research and government agencies that are interested in recruiting skilled graduates in data science and artificial intelligence
  • Take part in organised codejams/hackathons, visit organisations and work on practical data science and artificial problems. This will support you in establishing an internship or placement
  • Tailor your learning towards the areas that interest you, with option units covering topics such as neuronal analysis, smart systems, computer vision and Blockchain.

Career opportunities

You’ll explore various investigative data science and artificial intelligence-based approaches, relevant to the security, environment, human behaviour understanding, transport, health, smart cities sectors and more. You’ll possess the practical skills and theoretical knowledge necessary to enter fields within data science and artificial intelligence.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.0 (Academic), with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

Please see below some examples of the qualifications for entry:

  • India: Bachelor’s degree (4 years) from a recognised HE institution with a minimum overall result of 50% or second division
  • Nigeria: Bachelor's degree from a recognised institution with a minimum classification of 2:2
  • Thailand: Thai Bachelor's (Honours) degree from a recognised higher education institution with a minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0
  • Turkey: Bachelor’s degree (Lisans Diplomasi - four years) with a minimum overall GPA of 2.3/4.0
  • Vietnam: Bachelor's degree/Bang tot nghiep dai hoc with an average score of 6.5/10, or a Master’s degree/Thac si.

All applications will be subject to a minimum grade and your degree may need to be in a relevant subject area.

Fees and funding

UK students
£8,750
International students
£14,750

Please check Bournemouth University course website for the latest tuition fees information.

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Future Student Enquiries
Email
futurestudents@bournemouth.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0)1202 961916