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University of Salford: Data Science

Institution University of Salford
Department School of Science, Engineering and Environment
Web http://www.salford.ac.uk
Email enquiries@salford.ac.uk
Telephone 0161 295 4545
Study type Taught

Summary

Make discoveries in data and bring value to businesses and organisations. With our Data Science postgraduate degree, you can enhance your existing computing knowledge, or gain new skills that can help you secure a role in one of the fastest-growing employment fields in the digital economy.

Developed as one of the UK's first data science postgraduate conversion courses, this Chartered Institute for IT (BCS) accredited degree will equip graduates and professionals from a wide range of disciplines, with analytical knowledge and applied programming skills.

Available with full and part-time study routes, our course will provide you with specialist data science knowledge to apply in a wide range of sectors, including healthcare, commerce, professional services and the built environment. Start dates are available each January and September.

  • Develop an awareness of the latest developments in advanced databases, data mining and big data tools such as Hadoop

  • Gain SAS certification while you study through our partnership with the SAS Student Academy

  • Work with real-world messy data and gain experience across the data science stack

  • Broaden your mathematical aptitude as you explore 'Big Data', machine learning and data visualisation

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