Data Science, Technology and Innovation, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 72 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    13800
    Tuition (Full programme)
    13800
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #41 Online
Demand is growing for high value data specialists across the sciences, medicine, arts and humanities. The aim of this unique modular online distance learning programme is to enhance existing career paths with an additional dimension in data science.

About

The programme is designed to fully equip tomorrow’s data professionals, offering different entry points into the world of data science – across the sciences, medicine, arts and humanities.

Students will develop a strong knowledge foundation of specific disciplines as well as direction in technology, concentrating on the practical application of data research in the real world.

You can study to an MSc, Postgraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Professional Development level.

Career opportunities

This programme is intended for professionals wishing to develop an awareness of applications and implications of data intensive systems. Our aim is to enhance existing career paths with an additional dimension in data science, through new technological skills and/or better ability to engage with data in target domains of application.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Advanced Vision 
  • Social Shaping of Digital Research
  • Practical Introduction to Data Science
  • Practical Introduction to High Performance Computing
  • Engaging with Digital Research
  • The Use and Evolution of Digital Data Analysis and Collection Tools
  • Introduction to Vision and Robotics 
  • Managing Digital Influence
  • Technologies of Civic Participation


Detailed Programme Facts

  • Study intensity Part-time
    • Duration part-time 72 months

      6 Years (Part-time Intermittent Study)

    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Take IELTS test

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B2): 176

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score: 92

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent, or a medical degree (MBChB or equivalent).


Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You don’t need a visa to study in this programme.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • GBP 13800 International
  • GBP 13800 EU/EEA
10 credits £770; 20 credits £1,535; 60 credits £4,600

Funding

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.