Postgraduate - taught prospectus

Computer Science (Data Science), MSc

Our MSc in Computer Science specialising in data science provides the skills for advanced careers in data science, including artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Why study this at Greenwich?

  • On this course, you'll gain in-depth practical skills and a strong theoretical understanding of data science and artificial intelligence.
  • You'll learn about statistics, data visualisation, programming, machine learning, and data visualisation, plus application areas such as business intelligence.
  • We have strong industry relationships, which creates possibilities for students’ MSc projects.
  • Graduates will be able to work as Data Scientists or in other in-demand areas of computing that require extensive data processing, such as Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.
  • This course has two intakes, starting in September and January.

Department

Computing & Information Systems

Location

Attendance

  • 1 years full-time
  • 2 years part-time

Professional recognition

We are in the process of acquiring a professional accreditation from the British Computer Society (BCS), the chartered body responsible for establishing and maintaining standards in the profession. We aim to receive the full CITP FL accreditation. Your course may therefore lead to full exemption of the BCS Chartered IT Professional Further Learning (CITP FL) status.

This master's in computer science is designed for individuals wishing to pursue a career as Data Science professionals.

The aim of this course is to provide graduates in computing or similar subjects with deeper knowledge, skills and understanding of the fundamental scientific areas underpinning Data Science. This allows you to contribute to the application of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence to industry and business.

On this course, you will be exposed to various aspects of Data Science, including statistics, specialist programming, machine learning, data visualisation, as well as application areas such as business intelligence.

Graduates will be able to work as data scientists or in other exciting and in-demand areas of computing that require extensive data processing, such as Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

What you will study

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Entry requirements

Applicants should have:

  • A good first degree in computing or computing science
  • Or a suitable numerate subject (e.g. mathematics, physics, engineering, information systems or multimedia) that includes software development experience.

For applicants without English as their first language, an IELTS score of 6.0 with at least 5.5 in each component (or equivalent) will also be required.

Fees and finance

Your time at university should be enjoyable, rewarding, and free of unnecessary stress. Planning your finances before you come to university can help to reduce financial concerns. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

Fees information International fees

Funding your study

There is a range of financial support options available to support your studies, including the Aspire@Greenwich award for study resources that many full-time students will receive.

Discover more about grants, student loans, bursaries and scholarships. We also provide advice and support on budgeting, money management and financial hardship.

Financial support

Other costs

If there are any field trips, students may need to pay their travel costs.

Additional information

Assessment

Students are assessed through examinations, coursework and a project.

Careers

Graduates from this MSc Computer Science are equipped for roles in industry, commerce or education. They will have proficiency in the key theoretical and practical areas in computer science, including its application to modern software systems development.

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