Taught course

Data Science (with Specialisation in Visualization)

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Computing
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

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Entry requirements

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

  • computer science
  • mathematics
  • statistics
  • an engineering discipline with programming experience

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

Compulsory question

As part of the application process, you are required to submit a 500-word answer to the following question, ‘Discuss the ethical and societal implications of an aspect of Data Science’. You can attach your answer as a file in the applicant portal.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Data Science (with Specialisation in Visualization) MSc gives you the knowledge, experience and expertise to solve real-world problems and realise data-driven insights for organisations.

Recognition of professional qualifications outside of the UK

From 1 January 2021 there is an update to the way professional qualifications are recognised by countries outside of the UK.

Read our detailed explanation.

About this course

Data Visualisation is an increasingly important part of data science and aims to bridge the gap between the human and data, by supporting human perception and cognition to make sense of data analytics outputs.

The Data Science (with Specialisation in Visualisation) MSc was created in collaboration with a number of high profile industry leaders to address the skills shortage in data analytics. The course brings together students and industry practitioners in a setting which new technologies are developed and translated into industry practice.

This MSc forms part of the following suite of data science courses:

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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
Dr Matthew Forshaw
Email
Matthew.forshaw@ncl.ac.uk