Cardiff Metropolitan University

Data Science Masters Degree - MSc/PgD/PgC

This Master's degree in Data Science is an industry-relevant and popular postgraduate programme of study. Data Science and "Big Data" are more important than ever. Graduates trained to garner insights from large data sets, extract patterns and provide actionable information to solve real-world problems are sought after in both the private and public sector.

This course will equip you with in-demand theoretical knowledge and practical skills to develop data science systems, use software to analyse and synthesise data, and manage all aspects of data science.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should meet one of the following:

  • Possess, or expect to obtain, an undergraduate degree or equivalent, in a relevant area with a minimum of a 2:2 classification.
  • Students whose first language is NOT English will need to provide evidence of fluency to at least an IELTS 6.0 standard.​

Career Prospects

The specialist knowledge you will acquire through the course will place you in a strong position to pursue a wide range of careers involving the analysis of data, including data analyst, data scientist, IT consultant and managerial roles in the industry. The programme also gives you a range of computing skills that could be widely applied to any role within the fields of business and computing.

Course Details

Technology Project Management (20 credits)
Business Process & Data Analysis (20 credits)
Geospatial Analysis (20 credits)
Programming for Data Analysis (20 credits)
Research Methods for Technology Dissertations (20 credits)
Social Media Analytics for Business (20 credits)
Technology Dissertation (40 credits)
Information Security (20 credits)

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