Taught course

Applied Social Data Science

Institution
University of Exeter · Politics
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1 Honours degree in a related subject, eg. social sciences, psychology and economics, with demonstrable evidence of data analysis training/content.

For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please visit our website.

Months of entry

September

Course content

  • You will develop the ability to apply data analysis techniques to a range of substantive and policy related questions
  • Choose to specialise within a policy subfield such as social and family policy, economic and public policy, environment, criminal justice and security
  • Delivered by the highly successful Q-Step Centre for Applied Data Analysis. Teaching covers a range of data analytic techniques and practical software and programming skills
  • Put your market-leading social data science skills into practice with optional work placements or industry-based research consultancy projects
  • You’ll gain an understanding of complex political and cultural issues, often in continually changing environments which will be relevant to both business and public sector careers or PhD study

Information for international students

Further information for international students can be found on our dedicated international page.

Fees and funding

UK students
http://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/politics/appliedsocialdatasciencemsc/#fees
International students
http://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/politics/appliedsocialdatasciencemsc/#fees

We invest heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students. This is in addition to the UK Government’s Postgraduate Loan Scheme. For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at the University of Exeter, please visit the postgraduate study pages on our website.

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

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries Team
Email
ssis-admissions@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1392 723192