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Key informationThis programme enables you to learn new data science techniques and be part of exciting current industry developments. You’ll learn specialist skills to help you progress in your career.Benefits of this courseThe benefits of this course are many and varied. You will build knowledge of the data science field, learn new techniques, and be part of exciting current industry developments.By the end of the course you will have specialist skills in data acquisition, information
This programme enables you to learn new data science techniques and be part of exciting current industry developments. You’ll learn specialist skills to help you progress in your career.
Benefits of this course
The benefits of this course are many and varied. You will build knowledge of the data science field, learn new techniques, and be part of exciting current industry developments.
By the end of the course you will have specialist skills in data acquisition, information extraction, aggregation and representation, data analysis, knowledge extraction and explanation, which are all in high demand and will help progress your career.
Discover how you can benefit from training resources provided to students on this course as well as opportunities to take part in workshops and seminars with our partners in industry.
You can select to apply for one of the available exit points for this course.
Master of Science (MSc)
Who is this course for?
This course will teach you how to apply data science across many different sectors, including health, retail and government.
You will need to have a numerate first degree or demonstrate numeracy skills. You may be at the early stages of your career in professions including economics, statistics or computer science.
You are expected to be curious about data and enjoy working with algorithms.
The amount of data in the world is growing exponentially and as a Data Science MSc graduate you will be in high demand.
From analysing tyre performance to detecting problem gamblers, wherever data exists, there are opportunities to apply it.
You will graduate with specialist skills in data acquisition, information extraction, aggregation and representation, data analysis, knowledge extraction and explanation, all sought after skills by many employers across sectors such as retail, IT and government giving you a step up the career ladder.
Graduates starting a new business can benefit from City's London City Incubator and City's links with Tech City, providing support for start-up businesses.
City, University of London is a leading UK university, with a global vision and a commitment to transforming lives through education. It is home to over 20,000 students, 46% of which are studying at postgraduate level and has over 175,000 alumni from over 180 countries.
City is divided into five different academic Schools:
School of Arts & Social Sciences
The Business School (formerly Cass)
School of Health Sciences
The City Law School
School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering
Research forms an essential part of the pursuit of academic excellence. City is dedicated to creating research that is not only innovative, but has a lasting, real-world impact across the world. Each of the five academic Schools has their own specialist research centres – there are 70 in total across City – along with four interdisciplinary research centres.
The Business School (formerly Cass) is one of City, University of London’s five Schools. Ranked 3rd in London, 6th in the UK and 25th in Europe (Financial Times European Business School ranking 2020), the Business School is part of...