What will I learn?

Course description

The range of pathways reflects the interdisciplinary nature of the course and we welcome applications from students with backgrounds in a range of disciplines, including: business and management; health science; social sciences; geography; planning; computer science; and mathematics.

We provide training in core data science skills, embedded in a disciplinary context provided by the pathway, you will develop: computational skills; data analytical skills; data stewardship skills and knowledge; and project design skills.

Aims

This innovative MSc in Data Science course is an opportunity for graduates from a broad range of disciplines to develop data science skills. Our goal is to help you develop into an agile, skilled data scientist, adept at working in variety of settings and able to meet the challenges and reap the rewards of interdisciplinary team work.

Career opportunities

The global demand for data scientist talent continues to grow; as a result, our course qualification will provide a strong boost to your employability.

The University also has its own dedicated Careers Service that you would have full access to as a student and for two years after you graduate.

Which department am I in?

School of Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£25,000.00 (US$ 34,186) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

The University of Manchester

Oxford Road,

Manchester,

M13 9PL, England

Entry requirements

For international students

High 2:1 honours degree (or overseas equivalent) Students whose first language or language of instruction is not English may be asked to provide evidence of fluency in English by achieving scores in English language tests, as follows: an overall score of 7 in IELTS, with a minimum of 6.5 in all components; or TOEFL (IBT) score of 100 with a minimum of 26 in all components. TOEFL code for Manchester is 0757. Please note that CAS statements are issued only when all conditions of the offer have been satisfied, PDF copy of passport received and the offer accepted.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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