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MSc Data Science

University of Glasgow

The Masters in Data Science is a specialist version of the MSc (Computing Science) which will provide you with a thorough grounding in the analysis and use of large data sets together with experience of conducting a substantial development or research project focused on Data Science techniques, preparing you for responsible positions in the Big Data and IT industries.

CAREER PROSPECTS

You will be well qualified for responsible software development positions, not only in the IT sector but also in many other sectors such as education, engineering, health services, financial services, government, manufacturing, retail, and transport. Expertise in Data Science & Big Data is particularly prized by employers. You will also be well qualified to proceed to a PhD in computing science.

Graduates of this programme have gone on to work for companies such as Amdocs, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Sky UK. Positions include Software Developer and Data Scientists.

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Modules

  • Compulsory modules
  • PROGRAMMING AND SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT (H)
  • RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS (M)
  • INTRODUCTION TO DATA SCIENCE AND SYSTEMS (M)
  • MACHINE LEARNING & ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR DATA SCIENTISTS (M)
  • MSC PROJECT FOR COMPUTING SCIENCE+
  • DEEP LEARNING FOR MSC (M)
  • INFORMATION RETRIEVAL (M)
  • WEB SCIENCE FOR MSC
  • BIG DATA: SYSTEMS, PROGRAMMING, AND MANAGEMENT (M)
  • Requirements

    Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
    1 year

    Duration

    Sep 2024

    Start Month

    Aug 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time