Taught course

Data Science

University of Southampton · Electronics and Computer Science

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Entry requirements

A UK bachelor’s degree with a minimum (2:1) degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Mathematics/Statistics, and a high 2:1 in required modules.

The required modules are:

  • At least one programming module (MATLAB, R, Python or other statistics package)
  • At least one advanced maths module, ideally statistics and probability

Months of entry


Course content

This one-year MSc programme will prepare you to become a proficient data scientist, developing your specialist knowledge in subjects that are crucial for mastering the vast and ever-more complex information landscape that is characteristic of modern, digitally empowered organisations. You will gain advanced knowledge in areas such as data mining, machine learning, and data visualisation, including state of the art techniques, programming toolkit, and industrial and societal application scenarios.

Fees and funding

Please see the funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
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