Data Science

Postgraduate Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Get future ready with a programme shaped for the future. Our MSc Data Science will prepare you with the skills you need to work in the rapidly growing data science sector.

Data Science
Duration

1 year (full-time)
2 years (part-time)

Number of Credits

MSc: 180 credits
PGDip: 120 credits
PGCert: 60 credits

Start date

September 2024

Degree Type

MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Modules

Extended masters for international students

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Skills

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Get the skills for an exciting and fulfilling career. 

You will gain skills in:

  • data analysis
  • machine learning 
  • visualisation
  • programming
  • mathematics for data science

You will graduate with skills valuable to financial, social, policy and commercial settings.

 

How you'll learn

Learning shaped around you.

We deliver all computing programmes in an active blended learning style, with most lectures replaced by workshops and seminars. Our approach provides a learning environment focused on collaborative working in practical lab spaces, immersed in an environment based on working in the IT industry.

You will:

  • benefit from emphasising real-world workflows 
  • applying techniques
  • using case studies
  • working with real data sets
  • demonstrate the skills you have acquired throughout the year in your final project.
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How you'll be assessed

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Put your knowledge into practice.

You’ll be set authentic assessments, meaning that your projects, tasks and exercises will replicate the working world of data science, ensuring that you are fully prepared for life after graduation.

Career options

Look forward to a career that works for you.

Data Science is a growing field with graduates in great demand and excellent prospects in FinTech, banking, management consultancies, travel and transport, utilities, and healthcare.

You could work as a:

  • Data Scientist
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Data Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Data Engineer
  • Statistician
  • Database Administrator
  • Quantitative Analyst
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Our careers team is available to support you from the start of your studies until after you graduate. We will help you build your CV, prepare for interviews, and meet and learn from successful graduates working at the top of their careers. You’ll also have opportunities to work with our partners across London and beyond, and to attend a Roehampton jobs fair where you can find out about graduate opportunities and meet employers.

Application Info

How to apply

Postgraduate programmes

International students
Please note that most international applicants have to pay a deposit before securing their place.

  • See our finance pages for more details

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Tuition fees and funding

September 2024 entry tuition fees

UK EU and International
£10,500 £17,325

Specific entry requirements

UK degrees: 2:2 STEM, preferably computer science, maths or statistics.

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Course Facilities

Image -  Six dedicated computing labs 
 Conduct your studies within one of our specialised computing labs in the heart of campus, including a dedicated cyber security lab.

Six dedicated computing labs

Conduct your studies within one of our specialised computing labs in the heart of campus, including a dedicated cyber security lab.

Image -  Out of hours access 
 Access computing labs outside of scheduled teaching. Labs are open until 9pm on weekdays and 5pm on weekends.

Out of hours access

Access computing labs outside of scheduled teaching. Labs are open until 9pm on weekdays and 5pm on weekends.

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 Every piece of software you’ll require to complete your studies is free and available for your personal device, meaning you’ll be able to conduct your studies anywhere and anytime.

All the software you need

Every piece of software you’ll require to complete your studies is free and available for your personal device, meaning you’ll be able to conduct your studies anywhere and anytime.

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Our Research

Research conducted in the School of Arts covers a wide range of diverse and innovative arts practices, from dance and drama to journalism, film, media, linguistics and computing. Our School of Arts is divided into three subject areas: Dance; Drama, Theatre and Performance; and Communication, Culture and Media. Click here to view our research page.

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