/MSc Data Science (part-time)

Provided by: Birkbeck

Course Area: London

Course Code: TMSDATSC_C

Course Type: Masters (taught)

Start date: 20211004

End date: 20230731

Subjects: Coding, Computational Thinking, Computer Science, Data Analytics, Data Science, Information Visualisation, Machine Learning, Python, Social Data Analytics, Software Engineering

Price: £2,000 to £6,000

Delivery Method: Face to face

Course Overview

You will gain a broad knowledge of computing and acquire programming and data analysis skills, as well as comprehensive, practical problem-solving and analytical skills. You will also critically explore current research and methodologies and have the opportunity to investigate an area of current research in more depth via a project.

Who Is This Course For

This intensive course in data science and software engineering is designed for graduates who are new to computer science, providing an excellent grounding for working as a data scientist or analyst in industry.


For those already working in IT, the programme is an ideal opportunity to strengthen and update your knowledge and skills in the areas of data science and software engineering, while obtaining a formal Master’s qualification in this area of emerging importance.

What Will I Learn

You will acquire knowledge of working through Big Data Analytics using R, Computer Systems, Data Science Techniques and Applications, Fundamentals of Computing, Principles of Programming, and Programming with Data.

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