Taught course

Data Science

Institution
Leeds Beckett University · Computing, Creative Technologies and Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Students require a 2:2 or above in a computing related degree such as computing, computer science, business information technology or work experience of a similar level such as to evidence a significant understanding of technology, information systems and the role of data.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Data and information is recognised as a central to the economic, business and cultural life of our society today. This course will equip you with the advanced information and analytic skills to thrive in the digital knowledge economy.

Whether you are already working and looking to enhance your expertise in the area of data science or you have recently graduated and want to move into roles specifically aligned with data science and analytics, this course will help you develop a comprehensive understanding of the role of data within business. You will study data governance, considering how data can be sourced, consolidated and stored securely, responsibly and efficiently. You will also explore the techniques used to analyse data, discover how data can contribute to a company's business strategy and focus on the application of data science in a specific field such as health, education or fraud prevention.

Central to the course will be the themes of security, ethics, data governance and sustainability. You will graduate with a critical awareness of the current ethical and security problems associated with the exploitation of information services and resources in organisations, enabling you to support collection, sorting and ordering of data, big data and information across a range of sectors.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Enquiries
Email
admissionsenquiries@leedsbeckett.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)113 812 3113