Taught course

Data Science

Institution
University of Exeter · College of Life and Environmental Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Candidates will be required to have at least a 2:1 degree in a numerate subject, and must be able to show evidence of good programming ability in recognised modern computer languages.

Candidates may be interviewed by video conference to assess their programming ability and suitability for the course.

Months of entry

September

Course content

MSc Data Science is an inter-disciplinary course aimed at students wishing to work in data science – a field with almost limitless career potential. Teaching covers the fundamental mathematical and computational techniques used to deliver insights and understand phenomena extracted from data sources. Building upon your existing coding skills you will handle complex data sets, learning multiple methods of analysis and efficient approaches to visualisation and presentation.

As well as specific applications including network analysis, text analysis and machine vision you will study social contexts, governance and ethical considerations.

Your project allows you to develop skills in an area of interest, pursuing your ideas while guided by an academic supervisor.

Information for international students

If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.

English language requirements
IELTS (Academic)
Overall score 6.5. No less than 6.0 in any section.

TOEFL IBT*
Overall score 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.

Pearson Test of English (Academic)
58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.

Cambridge English: Advanced & Proficiency
Overall score 176. No less than 169 in any section.

Fees and funding

UK students
£10,000 (full-time) £5,000 (part-time)
International students
£23,000 (full-time)

We are delighted to offer Global Excellence Scholarships for students of outstanding academic quality applying to postgraduate Taught programmes starting in autumn 2018.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Student Recruitment
Email
sid@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1392 724061