Entry requirements

Suitable for graduates with a minimum 2:2 Honours degree or equivalent in a numerate discipline across any STEM or business subject. Relevant industry experience can also be taken into account for applicants without a relevant first degree.

The course also welcomes international applicants and requires an English level IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

On the MSc Data Science you will learn how to apply high level analytical skills and knowledge to solve a range of real-world problems.

This course is designed to support your development of transferable skills and expertise to play a leading role at a technical and practical level in industry. Additionally, you will work towards a globally recognised qualification, the SAS Joint Certificate in Applied Statistics and Data Mining. The Joint Certificate will validate your skills and ability to use SAS software, giving you a competitive advantage in the job market.

The course is split has six core taught modules divided into two streams. At the beginning of each stream you will be taught the fundamentals of applied statistics, computing technology, programming and database systems. Your existing analytical and technical skills will be developed to understand how to use the industry software used in the workplace, in turn preparing you for your individual research project.

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Further details of qualification

The course offers a flexible approach to learning, allowing you to study through continuing professional development (CPD) for working professionals. The CPD route is an accessible pathway for employers to equip staff with further training opportunities to work towards a postgraduate qualification.

Course contact details

Enquiries and Admissions
03455 76 77 78