Taught course

Data Science

Institution
University of Bath · Department of Computer Science
Qualifications
MScMSc

Entry requirements

To apply for this course you should have a first or strong second-class bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent. Your undergraduate degree can be in computer science with a strong mathematical focus, mathematics or any joint mathematics subject. Statistics, physics, astrophysics, engineering maths or other science degrees with sufficient baseline maths are also suitable.

We'll also consider other subjects with sufficient maths content. Programming experience is an advantage.

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Data science drives a significant proportion of global economic activity, and is influencing scientific progress across numerous fields. This course provides you with the tools to become an industry expert with a strong mathematical foundation. You'll gain an understanding of the balanced combination of science and technology required for delivering effective data science.

You’ll learn strong statistical foundations of universal relevance and develop specialist knowledge of probabilistic machine learning techniques. You will gain expertise in the software technologies that are central to putting this knowledge into practice, addressing the challenges of small and large data sets.

You’ll learn from a dedicated team of computer scientists who have a wealth of experience from their professional backgrounds.

After graduation, you’ll be well placed to progress into a variety of careers in data science, from large-scale established commercial enterprises to innovative technology start-ups. You will also have acquired the essential foundation for further postgraduate study and research within related fields.

Find out more about this course and apply.

Fees and funding

Find out about funding opportunities at the University of Bath.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

MSc

full time
24 including placement year months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
pgtadmissions@bath.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1225 385115