Taught course

Advanced Computer Science (Data Analytics)

Institution
University of Leeds · School of Computing
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in computing or a related subject with a substantial computing element. Relevant work experience will also be considered.

We expect you to have programming competence, some prior experience of systems development and knowledge of data structures and algorithms.

All applicants will need to have GCSE English Language at grade C or above, or an appropriate English language qualification.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Big data is becoming more and more important in fields from science to marketing, engineering medicine and government. This programme will equip you with specialist knowledge in this exciting field and allow you to explore a range of advanced topics in computer science.

You’ll gain a foundation in topics like systems programming and algorithms, as well as the basics of machine learning and knowledge representation. You’ll also choose from optional modules focusing on topics like image analysis or text analytics, or broaden your approach with topics like cloud computing.

As one of the few schools with expertise covering text, symbolic and scientific/numerical data analysis, we can provide a breadth of expertise to equip you with a variety of skills – and you’ll work as an integral member of one of our research groups when you develop your main project. We also have close links with the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics which is at the forefront of big data research.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Team
Email
pgcomp@leeds.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)113 343 2564