Handling and interpreting big data is one of the challenges of the 21st century, and an M.S. in Data Science will help you explore it as it relates to a range of applications and domains. This flexible discipline gives you a variety of options to pursue your education, and two distinct paths – technical and decision-maker – lets you customize your program to suit your interests.
There are four significant ways in which our data science program stands out from our competitors:
Our courses are created and taught by faculty who are international leaders in their fields. The School of Informatics and Computing is leading the way toward the next generation of computing with areas of expertise as diverse as complex systems, health informatics, high performance computing, networks and visualization, and bioinformatics. Students who succeed in our program have a strong record of being recruited into excellent jobs.
As a student in the data science program, you get full access to the resources of our school, including our data science research faculty, strong links with industry, access to our School’s dynamic career services office, and opportunities to progress further in academic or industry careers.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
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.
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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).
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.
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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.