MSc Data Science – boost your employability – professional placement option available

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University of Bath – Data Science MSc – 1 year

University of Bath – Data Science MSc with professional placement – 2 years

Study our MSc Data Science to boost your employability with specialist knowledge in machine learning, statistics and software technology.

Data science drives a significant proportion of global economic activity from healthcare to finance and technology. It’s influencing scientific progress across numerous fields including bioscience, energy and telecommunications. This course provides you with the tools and strong mathematical foundation to become an industry expert. You’ll gain an understanding of the balanced combination of science and technology required for delivering effective data science.

Register to join our webinar on Wednesday 6 December from 1:30pm – 2:30pm GMT and discover more about our suite of data science master’s degrees at Bath.

Course highlights

  • Work with a dedicated team of computer scientists who have a wealth of experience from their professional backgrounds.
  • Learn to understand and develop state-of-the-art machine learning techniques.
  • Gain expertise in when to apply the best technique for the best results, in small and large data sets.
  • Be part of our supportive postgraduate community.
  • Live and study in a beautiful world heritage city.

Study Details

MSc 1 year full-time

MSc 2 year full-time with professional placement

Career Opportunities

With our MSc in Data Science, you’ll be well placed for a variety of careers in data science – from large-scale commercial enterprises, to innovative tech startups.

Recent graduate roles include data scientist, machine learning developer, Python developer and software engineer.

Entry requirements

You should have a first or strong second-class Bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent.

To apply for this course your undergraduate degree can be in computer science with a strong mathematical focus, mathematics or any joint mathematics subject. Statistics, physics, astrophysics, engineering maths or other science degrees with sufficient baseline maths are also suitable. We’ll also consider other subjects with sufficient maths content. Programming experience is an advantage.

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

Hear what Jordan has to say about his time studying Data Science at Bath.

Find out more about the course

Join our online event

If you’d like to find out more about studying our MSc in Data Science, or any of our data science master’s degrees at Bath, join our live webinar on Wednesday 6 December from 1:30pm – 2:30pm GMT. During the webinar, our teaching staff will take you through the differences between our data science master’s courses to help you decide which one could be right for you.

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Who is eligible to apply?

UK and International students

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