Taught course

Data Science

Institution
The University of Manchester · School of Social Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A high 2:1 honours degree (or overseas equivalent)

Months of entry

September

Course content

The range of pathways reflects the interdisciplinary nature of the programme and we welcome applications from students with backgrounds in a wide range of disciplines including:

  • Business and management
  • Health science
  • Social sciences
  • Geography
  • Planning
  • Computer science
  • Mathematics.

We provide training in core data science skills, embedded in a disciplinary context provided by the pathway, and expect students to develop:

  • Computational skills
  • Data analytical skills.
  • Data stewardship skills and knowledge
  • Project design skills.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
School of Social Sciences
Email
pg-soss@manchester.ac.uk
Phone
0161 275 1296