Become a proficient data scientist with a master’s in Data Science at the University of Southampton.

You’ll study the latest techniques and technologies, including data mining, machine learning, and data visualisation. By the end of your studies, you’ll be able to develop original ideas and solve problems using advanced data science methods. You can apply what you have learned in fields such as data journalism, open government and social media.

Data scientists help organisations handle large amounts of data produced by digital technologies. Southampton is recognised around the world as a leader in many of the topics that form our data science curriculum. We offer one of the only data science master's programmes in the UK that covers every subject needed to become a skilled data scientist in industry, government or academia.

Our module teachers use their latest research to inform their teaching in emerging topics like:

Module options are flexible, so you can pursue your interests and adapt the programme to prepare you for your ideal career. We’ll also give you access to dedicated project labs, computer workstations, and infrastructure for large-scale analysis.

Your course leader specialises in database systems research, with a focus on using data appropriately and effectively. Visit Dr Age Chapman’s staff profile to learn more about her work.

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To attend this course you will need to check if you have the following documents or skills. Each University has their own Recuirement Documents list, so pay attention before you apply.
High School Transcript
Letter of Recommendation
Statement of Purpose
Experience Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Proof Of Finance
£29,512 Per Year

International student tuition fee

1 year


Sep 2023

Start Month

Aug 2023

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2023
  • September 2024
  • September 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time