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University of Liverpool: Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (Online)

Institution University of Liverpool
Department Computer Science
Telephone +44 (0)151 318 4466
Study type Taught


Upskill your non-computer science background with this generalist master’s degree by acquiring specialist knowledge and technical skills that have immediate application within the workplace.

AI and Data Science has major application in many different sectors, including IT, healthcare, government agencies and technology. Organisations across these sectors, both commercial and non-commercial, are experiencing a significant recruitment challenge.

The primary focus of this programme is to equip the students with the ability to research, propose and implement creative solutions to practical problems with the domain of Data Science and AI. Throughout your study you will have the opportunity to delve into the theories and practices of maths and statistics, software development, databases and information systems.

Why study this subject?

This programme is curated for individuals with a non-computing background, who wish to build on their existing undergraduate degree.

The MSc Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, offered by the University of Liverpool, is distinctive because it is offered by a world leader in online learning with a 20-year track record of offering such programmes and a world leader in Data Science and AI research. A further discriminator is the mode of online instruction which is founded on a collaborative cohort-based pedagogic model.

Teaching methods and style 

This programme is designed to be studied wholly online and part-time. Students are able to peruse the course in their own time, within the weekly time frame of each seminar. Teaching is delivered through our state-of-the-art Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), which provides students with access to all resources required for interactive study online. On this platform you will be encouraged to work collaboratively with classmates and actively read around your topic through our comprehensive library of eBooks and journals.  

Career destinations 

Nearly every organisation uses AI and Data Science to refine and streamline business practices. Employment opportunities within the AI and Data Science sector far outstrip the supply of qualified Data Science and AI graduates.

Successful completion of this programme may lead to roles such as a Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Database Manager, Machine Learning Practitioner, and IT consultant.


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