Taught course

Data Science

City, University of London · School of Mathematics, Computer Sciences and Engineering

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold an upper second class honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution in computing, engineering, physics or mathematics, or in business, economics, psychology or health, with a demonstrable mathematical aptitude, or a lower second class honours degree (or international equivalent) with a demonstrable mathematical aptitude and relevant work experience.

Months of entry


Course content

The next generation of scientific discovery and technological innovation will be data-driven. Deriving value from all the data now available, for economic growth and to benefit society, requires a transformation in data analysis. Data Science is an emerging area of work concerned with this task of extracting insight from large collections of data.
MSc Data Science at City University London combines extensive research expertise, with strong industrial links, having a focus on academic excellence for business and the professions, and offers a unique industrial internship programme for both full-time and part-time students with partners with whom City has a long-standing working relationship.
This course will equip you to address the Big Data challenge in areas such as health, business, security, intelligent transport, energy efficiency, online education, retail and the creative industries, drawing upon our world-leading expertise in the areas of machine learning, visual analytics, high-performance computing, and information retrieval.
The demand for Data Scientists has grown by 350% in the past five years, and is predicted to continue to rise sharply. Salary levels are also increasing, with an average salary for permanent jobs citing "Big Data" of £60,000 per annum in the London area.

Fees and funding

•Full-time EU: £12,000
•Full-time Non EU: £15,000
Scholarships and bursaries
The School offers generous scholarships for this course:
•UK/EU applicants - Engineering & Mathematics Scholarship of £2,000
•City University London Graduate Loyalty Discount
•International Student Scholarships of £2,000
•Other scholarships, bursaries and prizes.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

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