Taught course

Data Science (with Specialisation in Statistics)

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Computing
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

A 2:1 BSc honours degree, or international equivalent, in:

  • computer science
  • mathematics
  • statistics
  • an engineering discipline

Applicants with lower or non-standard qualifications and relevant industrial experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our MSc blends modern statistical methods together with the associated computational skills that are essential for handling large quantities of unstructured data.

Data Science is revolutionising every area of science, engineering and commerce. It offers the potential for huge societal and economic benefits. The Data Science (with Specialisation in Statistics) MSc, was created to address an industry need for statistical analysis alongside data analytics in order to interpret and extract information and value from complex data.

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
  • PGDip
    full time
    8 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    full time
    8 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    18 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Degree Programme Director
Email
matthew.forshaw@ncl.ac.uk