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University of Hertfordshire: Data Science and Analytics with Advanced Research

Institution University of Hertfordshire
Department Business Analysis and Statistics
Web http://www.herts.ac.uk
Email ask@herts.ac.uk
Telephone 01707 284800
Study type Research

Summary

The School has a strong international reputation for research in this area and this expertise influences this course which explores current research and practice in data science and analytics, extending your knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice of obtaining data from various sources, the essential methods for pre-processing and cleaning data, data analytics and modelling. This MSc can lead to a career such as a data scientist.

Graduates obtaining this award will be equipped to pursue research to PhD level, or to enter specialist employment in technically advanced and unpredictable working environments requiring sound judgment and the exercise of personal responsibility and initiative.

Why choose this course? The award gives you the opportunity to study advanced research topics in computer science, normally across multiple specialisms, and comprehensive research methods, and to undertake an extended masters project on a cutting-edge research topic. One of a range of advanced courses within our postgraduate Master's programme in Computer Science, this particular course provides you with a specialism in Data Science and Analytics. Advanced topics studied include mathematics and programming of data science, data mining, machine learning and neural artificis, and data analytics applications. Taught by a highly-regarded and long-established computer science department. Sixty percent of our research impact in Computer Science and Informatics at the University of Hertfordshire has been rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.

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