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Glyndwr University, Wrexham: Data Science and Big Data Analytics

Institution Glyndwr University, Wrexham View institution profile
Department School of Applied Science, Computing and Engineering
Web http://www.glyndwr.ac.uk
Email enquiries@glyndwr.ac.uk
Telephone 01978 293439
Study type Taught

Summary

Globally, the need for data scientists has grown at a faster rate than those qualified with the required skills. Professionals with the right expertise in data analytics use cutting edge technologies to turn data into valuable knowledge. As data is being used increasingly to personalise, aggregate, and measure our everyday experiences, there is also a growing need for those who can develop such systems in a responsible and ethical manner. By studying this Master’s Programme, you will be perfectly positioned to meet this demand.

You will learn how to use various models, methods, tools and techniques to convert data into information and knowledge that can be understood by non- specialists, in order to make informed decisions for governments, companies, and other organisations-based on facts, statistical numbers and trends.

This will be enhanced by developing your knowledge of interdisciplinary skills and statistics, software programming, and using modern data analysis and visualisation technologies.

KEY COURSE FEATURES This course is designed as a conversion Masters which will provide you with opportunity, regardless of your previous subject area, to pursue a career in Data Science. Learning and teaching will help you pave a wealth of skills, knowledge, tools and technology to ensure a smooth transition into this specialist area. Data science is a platform with a complex blend of technology, algorithm development, and data interference. We have developed our course to ensure that you are equipped with cutting-edge knowledge-recognising the current and predicted future of the field. We will transform your understanding, inspiring you to make informed judgements by critically evaluating security, legal, ethical and privacy issues-considering the environmental impact of current and emerging big data technologies and applications. Our team are leading research-active professionals, on hand throughout the course to support your learning with their knowledge and expertise.

Master of Science - MSc (PG)

Wrexham Glyndŵr University

Studying at postgraduate level is a big commitment, and Wrexham Glyndŵr University has the support system, research expertise and facilities you need around you.

We work side-by-side with employers, including global giants such as Toyota, Tata Steel, Airbus and the BBC. No surprise then that Wrexham Glyndŵr University is number one in North Wales for getting students jobs, achieving an employability figure of 93% in the latest Destination of Leavers Survey (DLHE).

We offer both taught and research-based postgraduate courses across a wide range of subject areas; such as Art and Design, Business, Computing, Education, Health, Psychology …

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