Entry requirements

An upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above with an engineering, science, computing, mathematics or life sciences background.

Months of entry

January, October, April

Course content

The acquisition of large datasets is now common both in academic science and industrial practice.

Our MSc is for you if you’re:

  • interested in data science and its applications to sciences and technology
  • want to move into industry
  • plan to pursue further studies.

You’ll learn about the theory and practice of state-of-the-art data science with applications ranging from mathematics to physics, from biology to computer science. You’ll develop the skills to provide appropriate and up-to-date tools to deal with datasets.

Information for international students

Please visit: International qualifications for Masters courses or Fees and Scholarships.

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Please visit our website for latest fees information: Fees and scholarships

The University of Sussex aims to attract the most talented students to postgraduate study. For full details of our scholarships please visit: Masters Scholarships

Qualification and course duration


part time
48 months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

Mathematics, Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1273 873254