University of Gloucestershire

MSc Data Science

Data science is a growing sector, with the potential to change the way we live in the future by solving or offering insights into many of the largest problems of today. On this dynamic course, you’ll learn the programming and maths skills to use these technologies to solve real-world problems relevant to your existing knowledge and expertise.

You’ll learn to create intelligent models which can predict future outcomes based on past data, generate artwork, or give you incredible insight into hard-to-find connections within your datasets. You’ll gain a deep understanding of data flows within organisations and systems, and how huge amounts of data can be engineered to produce knowledge.

Entry Requirements


Typical Offers

  • At least a 2.2 honours degree or equivalent in any discipline.

Relevant work experience

  • Relevant work experience will also be taken into consideration

  • EU and international students need IELTS 6.0 overall (no less than 5.5 in writing and in any other band) or equivalent.

Career Prospects

Graduates from this course can go on to work as:

  • Data Scientist
  • Data Engineer
  • Deep Learning Engineer
  • Data Analyst
  • Research Leader
  • Machine Learning Specialist

Course Details

he MSc Data Science provides training in data science methods, emphasizing statistical perspectives. You will receive a thorough grounding in theory, as well as the technical and practical skills of data science.

Level 7 (Postgraduate)

Research Methods for Computing (CT7094)
Python Notebooks and Scripting (CT7201)
Data Analysis and Visualisation Principles (CT7202)
Applied Data Analysis Techniques for Business (CT7203)
Ethical Data Science (CT7204)
Machine Learning and Optimisation (CT7205)
Dissertation (CT7206)

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