Taught course

Data Science

Institution
Robert Gordon University · School of Creative and Cultural Business
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in Mathematics, Statistics, Computing or any other analytical discipline. Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This Data Science course produces specialist Data Scientists who can design and implement computer-analytics and visualisation solutions for industry. With an emphasis on Big Data, you will gain an understanding of the needs of businesses and how to manage requirements in this emerging international area of focus for companies, governments and economies. The course focuses on Big Data, traditional and unconventional data management, including acquisition, storage, warehousing, analytics and visualisation tools and techniques. You’ll put these skills into practice in our state-of-the-art facilities. Importantly, the course satisfies industry’s demand for Data Scientists who have the ability to relate key performance indicators, and contribute to business decision-making at a high level – giving you an advantage in the job market.

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.0 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent. We accept a variety of in-country and secure English language tests, find out more: https://www.rgu.ac.uk/study/international-students/english-language-requirements

Fees and funding

For more information, visit www.rgu.ac.uk/finance

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    28-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12-17 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@rgu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1224 262728