MSc Applied Data Science (Conversion)

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    MSc 1 year full-time

Course Description

Our MSc Applied Data Science degree takes you, step by step, through the major building blocks of data science.

By studying at ARU, you’ll gain highly marketable skills such as programming, data acquisition and cleaning, data analysis and feature extraction, data visualization, data mining, and machine learning. You’ll become proficient in advanced data science tools and techniques too – such as deep learning and predictive models – and learn about artificial intelligence.

Entry Requirements

A first degree, with honours, at a minimum final classification of Lower Second (2:2) or equivalent.

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Student Destinations

Data scientist roles have grown over 650% since 2012, with machine learning engineers, data scientists, and big data engineers ranking among the top emerging jobs*. But there’s a recognised skills gap both in the UK and internationally.

Employers highlight the importance of data science and its potential to revolutionise a number of industries, while creating significant employment opportunities for data analysts, machine learning specialists and data specialists.

Our Employability Service is here to help give you the best chance of landing the job you want, with advice on CV writing, interview techniques and job hunting – and of course you’ll benefit from a week-long placement as part of your course.

Module Details

Core modules

  • Analytical Techniques
  • Programming with Python
  • Principles of Data Mining and Machine Learning
  • Applied Data Analysis and Research Methodology
  • Data Analytics Major Project and Placement

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