Masters | Postgraduate Course - Data Science with Business MSc Course Details within University of Exeter

Postgraduate Admissions
Tel:+44 (0) 1392 723316
Course Fees
Full course tuition fees UK/EU: £10,500 full-time; £5,250 part-time International: £23,700 full-time
Start Month(s)
Contact Name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Data Science with Business MSc

Study Details

MSc 1 year full-time

MSc Data Science with Business combines core Data Science modules, taken from MSc Data Science, with modules in Management, Strategy, Marketing and Accounting. This course is taught in partnership between the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences and the University of Exeter Business School. This blend of business and science is designed for students wanting management or leadership roles working with data.

Module details

Compulsory modules

  • ECMM443 Introduction to Data Science 15
  • ECMM444 Fundamentals of Data Science 15
  • ECMM445 Learning from Data 15
  • ECMM452 Data Science Business Project 60

Optional modules
Select at least 15:

  • ECMM409 Nature-Inspired Computation 15
  • ECMM410 Research Methodology 15
  • ECMM422 Machine Learning 15
  • ECMM423 Evolutionary Computation & Optimisation 15
  • ECMM424 Computer Modelling and Simulation 15
  • ECMM426 Computer Vision 15
  • ECMM437 Advanced Statistical Modelling 15
  • ECMM440 High Performance Computing and Data Architectures 15
  • ECMM446 Bayesian Statistics, Philosophy and Practice 15
  • ECMM447 Social Networks and Text Analysis 15
  • ECMM450 Stochastic Processes 15
  • ECMM733 Statistical Modelling in Space and Time 15

Select at least 30 credits:

  • BEMM114 Managing Operations 15
  • BEMM118 Strategic Innovation Management 15
  • BEMM119 Strategy 15
  • BEMM148 Marketing Strategy 15
  • BEAM045 Accounting for International Managers 15
  • BEMM129 Digital Business Models 15
  • CLSM158 Leadership & Global Challenges 15

Entry Requirements

A 2:1 degree in a numerate subject.

Good programming ability in recognised modern computer language.

You may be asked to give an interview online or by telephone to assess your programming ability.

Programme Funding

We offer numerous scholarships to encourage exceptional students to apply for Masters programmes at the University of Exeter.

Student Destinations

“The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century.” - Harvard Business Review

Data Science is changing the way people do business. Mountains of previously uncollectable data, generated by huge growth in online activity and appliance connectivity, is becoming available to businesses in every sector. The opportunities for businesses and individuals who can manage, manipulate and extract insights from these enormous data sets are limitless. A direct result of this is the dramatic increase in demand for individuals with the skills to turn this information into insight is outstripping supply.

Whether you’re looking to take your career in a new direction or for an MSc that will sit alongside your undergraduate degree to land you an exhilarating graduate job, you’re unlikely to find a better choice than Data Science.