BSc (Hons) Data Science

This BSc (hons) Data Science will give you an in-depth awareness and appreciation of the underlying computing and mathematical principles driving data science technologies. It is a practical degree focusing on the mathematical and analytical skills needed to begin a career as a data scientist or analyst.Demand for workers with specialist data skills like data scientists and data engineers has more than tripled over five years (+231%), according to a labour market analysis commissioned for Dynamics of data science skills, a new Royal Society report published in May 2019. The types of skills most frequently required by British employers include scripting languages, big data, SQL databases and machine learning.You will study modules chosen from across Computing Science and Mathematics and will be introduced to both data science theory and applications. You'll study subjects at the core of data science including programming, machine learning and statistics. This Data Science course will introduce you to database principles and applications and teach you cutting edge technology such as Python and NoSQL. You'll learn how to collect, manage and analyse fast moving Big Data for science or commerce.

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  • Compulsory modules
  • Introduction to Computing Science
  • Discrete Structures
  • Options modules
  • Accounting and Finance for Managers
  • Our Blue Planet
  • Introduction to Cell Biology
  • Ecology: An Introduction
  • Introduction to Computing Science
  • Economic Decision Making and Markets
  • Introduction to Education: Philosophy, Psychology and Sociology
  • Introduction to Literary Studies: Genre
  • Building Planet Earth
  • Media 1: An Introduction to Media Studies and Industries
  • The French-Speaking World 1
  • Introductory French 1
  • People and the Environment
  • For the Lion: Scotland in the British Isles and Europe 1100-1542
  • The Making of Modern Britain 1707 to 2000: An Introduction
  • Introduction to Journalism Studies
  • Leisure Management & Consumption
  • Language and Society
  • Mathematics I
  • Discrete Structures
  • The Global Business Environment: An Introduction
  • Philosophy: What is it all About?
  • People and Power: Politics of the British Isles
  • Religion in the Modern World
  • Spanish and Latin American Studies 1
  • Introductory Spanish 1
  • Social Differentiation
  • Understanding Sport
  • Foundations of Social Work Theory and Practice
  • Compulsory modules
  • Programming and User Interface Design
  • Introduction to Data Science
  • Options modules
  • Introduction to Management Accounting
  • Our Thirsty Planet: Man and the Aquatic Environment
  • Introduction to Physiology
  • Programming and User Interface Design
  • Introduction to Data Science
  • Understanding the Wider Economy
  • Introductory Economics
  • Introduction to Education: Politics, Policy and Practice
  • Introduction to Literary Studies: Theories & Approaches
  • Landscape Evolution
  • The Moving Image
  • The French-Speaking World 2
  • Introductory French 2
  • Global Environmental Issues
  • Concepts of History: Themes and Transformations
  • Ethical Issues in Journalism
  • Foundations of Language
  • Practical Statistics
  • Mathematics II
  • The Management Challenge: An Introduction
  • How Should We Live?: Philosophy, Ethics, and Life
  • Political Concepts and Ideas
  • Religion Colonialism and Nationalism
  • Practical Science Skills II: Field Skills
  • Spanish and Latin American Studies 2
  • Introductory Spanish 2
  • Social Problems
  • Introduction to Sport & Exercise Science
  • Compulsory modules
  • Database Principles and Applications
  • Scripting for Data Science
  • Options modules
  • Data Structures, Objects and Algorithms
  • Professional Development for Computer Scientists
  • Compulsory modules
  • NoSQL Databases and Data Warehousing
  • Practical Statistics
  • Options modules
  • Managing Information
  • Compulsory modules
  • Introduction to Machine Learning
  • UX Design
  • Options modules
  • Code Analysis and Performance
  • Professional Development for Computer Scientists
  • Compulsory modules
  • Data Strategy
  • Natural Language Processing and Computer Vision
  • Options modules
  • Programming Language Paradigms
  • Computing Science Industrial Summer Placement
  • Compulsory modules
  • Computing Science Project
  • Options modules
  • Computer Security & Networks
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Mobile App Development
  • Web Services
  • Dissertation
  • £20,300 Per Year

    International student tuition fee

    4 Years


    Sep 2024

    Start Month

    Aug 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time