Data Science at University of Southampton - UCAS

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Course summary

This one-year MSc programme will prepare you to become a proficient data scientist, developing your specialist knowledge in subjects that are crucial for mastering the vast and ever-more complex information landscape that is characteristic of modern, digitally empowered organisations. You will gain advanced knowledge in areas such as data mining, machine learning, and data visualisation, including state of the art techniques, programming toolkit, and industrial and societal application scenarios.


"Compulsory modules include: Data Visualisation; Foundations of Data Science; Foundations of Machine Learning; MSc Project; Machine Learning Technologies; Research Methods and Project Preparation Optional modules include: Advanced Machine Learning; Algorithic Game Theory; Bayesian, Active and Reinforcement Learning; Computational Finance; Data Mining; Deep Learning; Differentiable Programming and Deep Learning; Evolution of Complexity; Knowledge Graphs for AI Systems; Mobile Applications Development; Natural Language Processing; Open Data Innovation; Simulation Modelling for Computer Science, Social Media and Network Science."

Assessment method

Coursework, examinations, written project (design, development or experimental) and dissertation

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • British Computer Society

How to apply

International applicants

English language: Band C, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor’s degree with high upper second-class honours or first-class honours in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering or maths/statistics. Specific module requirements also apply. Please see website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Sponsorship information

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information -

Data Science at University of Southampton - UCAS