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Entry year / start

Spring 2025


3 years (Full time) / 6 years (Part time)

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Closing Date

2025-03-13 00:00:00


BSc (Honours) Data Science

  • Data plays a vital role in every private and public sector enterprise: understanding how to use data to inform decision-making has never been more critical. This degree equips you with the skills to explore and analyse complex data sets. And to solve practical problems using applied mathematics, statistics and computing. You’ll gain a good grounding in mathematical and statistical methods, which provide the foundation for data analysis. Additionally, you’ll learn relevant computing skills, including machine learning and artificial intelligence elements, and gain experience using statistical software. In a world increasingly turning to data for decision-making, there’s a high demand for data scientists in various sectors, including commerce, finance, health, and information technology.

    Key features
    Develop familiarity with mathematical, statistical and computational data modelling techniques
    Build your software expertise, including in the widely used Python and R languages
    Gain experience in communicating and critically commenting on data analysis results
    Increase your employability – data scientists are highly sought after in many sectors
    Stages 1 and 2 of this degree are the same as our Diploma of Higher Education in Data Analysis (W77). Stage 1 is the same as our Certificate of Higher Education in Data Analysis (T42).

    Course details
    This degree has three stages, each comprising 120 credits.

    In Stage 1, you’ll study four 30-credit modules.
    In Stage 2, you’ll study four 30-credit modules.
    In Stage 3, you’ll study two 30-credit modules and choose two 30-credit option modules.


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    Start dates

    Oct 2024 - Registration closes 05/09/2024

    Feb 2025 - Registration closes 09/01/2025

    Apr 2025 - Registration closes 13/03/2025

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