MSc Data Science

University of Essex

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The techniques we use to model and manipulate data guide the political, financial, and social decisions that shape our modern society and are the basis of growth of the economy and success of businesses. Technology is growing and evolving at an incredible speed, and both the rate of growth of data we generate and the devices we use to process it can only increase.Data science is a growing and important field of study with a fast-growing number of jobs and opportunities within the private and ... READ MORE

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Full time | Colchester Campus | 1 year | OCT

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1 year


Entry requirements

We will consider applicants with a 2:2 degree in one of the following subjects: Mathematics, Statistics, Operational research, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, Biostatistics, Economic Statistics, Statistics, Economics OR a 2.2 degree in any subject which includes one module in: Calculus, Maths, Engineering Maths, Advanced Maths and one module in Statistics or Probability, Maths, Engineering Maths, Advanced Maths and one additional relevant module, from Algebra, Analysis, Programming language (R, Matlab or Python), a second module in Probability or Statistics, Numerical Methods, Complex Numbers, Differential Equations, Optimisation (Linear Programming), Regression, Stochastic Process, Maths, Engineering Maths, Advanced Maths. Applicants with a degree below 2:2 or equivalent will be considered dependent on any relevant professional or voluntary experience and previous modules studied.

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£9,200 per year

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£19,740 per year

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£19,740 per year

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15 Mar 22

Statistics (Including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

Could do with making the grey facade a bit more exciting. More variety of food venues, maybe an Asian specific venue....

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Where you'll study

University of Essex

University of Essex Wivenhoe Park Colchester
CO4 3SQ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Hythe   0.6 miles away

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