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University of Wolverhampton: Data Science

Institution University of Wolverhampton View institution profile
Department School of Mathematics and Computer Science
Web www.wlv.ac.uk/
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Summary

The MSc Data Science is a conversion MSc, designed for students from a broad range of disciplines who wish to enhance their existing knowledge and skills in order to open up career opportunities in Data Science.

Why choose this course?

The MSc Data Science is a conversion MSc, designed for students from a broad range of disciplines who wish to enhance their existing knowledge and skills in order to open up career opportunities in Data Science.

Data Science is playing an increasingly important role in all aspects of the modern world. From infrastructure and education to healthcare and climate change the importance of data science cannot be overemphasised. There is now a persistent demand for graduates from a variety of backgrounds who have the expertise and training needed to responsibly use data to combat some of the world’s greatest challenges. This course has been designed and developed by a team of experts to produce agile, flexible and dynamic graduates with the right blend of training, education and management skills to meet the demands of industry in a variety of areas.

This M.Sc. Data Science is a conversion M.Sc. programme aimed at converting graduates from a broad range of disciplines into Data Science specialists. The distinctive nature of this course means that it appeals to students from a broad spectrum of academic backgrounds who may benefit from some additional assistance with areas outside of their previous area of study such as mathematics or programming. Prior to joining the course students are given an induction programme in mathematics and programming to equip them with the core skills needed to succeed. This induction programme will be available to students all year round and additional support with mathematics and programming will be provided as needed by the expert support team at the University.

What happens on the course?

The M.Sc. Data Science is broken up into six blocks. Each of four taught blocks includes two 15 credit modules. The two additional blocks comprise the MSc Data Science Dissertation and the potential Industry Internship. The modules expected to be available in the four taught blocks for 2020/21 are

Data Science Concepts & Technologies of Artificial Intelligence Data Visualization Database Systems & Security Data Mining & Informatics Statistics with SPSS Research Methods Project Management

In addition to these modules students will be enrolled on a free pre-course induction programme in fundamental mathematics and programming. This induction programme will be available to students all year round and additional support with mathematics and programming will be provided as needed by the expert support team at the University.

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