Taught course

Data Science

King's College London · Mathematics

Entry requirements

Minimum academic requirements: A Bachelor’s degree with 2:1 (Upper Second Class) honours (or international equivalent) is required in one of the following subject areas: Computer Science, or Computing Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, Mathematical Statistics or Statistics Econometrics, Mathematical Economics, or Mathematical Finance Physics Natural Science Electronic Engineering Geographic Information Systems Operations Research

Months of entry


Course content

An MSc in Data Science will provide you with the practical skills needed to effectively assemble, collate, store, manage and retrieve data required for data science projects and the critical judgement to decide the appropriate statistical and computational data exploration or analysis techniques to evaluate data science activities and projects.

  • Unrivalled location in the heart of London giving access to major libraries and leading scientific societies, including the BCS Chartered Institute for IT, and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
  • Equips graduates with an in-depth understanding of the general principles of the computational and statistical methodologies and methods used in data science, and their underlying assumptions and limitations
  • Provides students with the skill set required to plan, undertake, manage, and critically assess a data science project.
  • Access to speakers of international repute through seminars and external lectures, enabling students to keep abreast of emerging knowledge in advanced computing and related fields.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

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