Applied Data Science at Harper Adams University - UCAS

Course summary

Data Science is the driving force behind some of our largest global developments and most fascinating careers. From air pollution prediction to cancer detection and Artificial Intelligence; data scientists discover the truth behind information and use it to make a tangible difference to the world we inhabit. In response to the UK's Digital Skills Gap, where nearly half of businesses are actively searching for digital talent, we're empowering students to become future-ready and emerge as the next generation of digital experts! Learning in our state-of-the-art business community, Station Quarter, you will hone the skills needed to build a successful career in Applied Data Science; including computing, machine learning, AI and wider academic skills. Here at Harper Adams, we’re proud to champion our Digi-Bridge principle, offering a degree programme that equips you with the essential skills that are often missing from secondary education. This means that when you step into the ‘real world’, you’ll be thoroughly prepared with a skill set that sets you apart from other graduates in the field. The ‘Applied’ in our degree title also isn’t just a label; it’s a commitment to practical learning. We work closely with industries to create degrees that prepare you to meet the needs of the workforce, now and in the future — which is why we’ve been the number one University in the UK for career prospects for seven years running. Our data science team is made up of industry experts who are deeply engaged in research and sector developments, ensuring your education is always current, relevant, and tailored to industry needs. Throughout your time at Harper Adams, you’ll actively participate in real-world business cases, live hackathons and inspiring ‘TED’-style Talks. This hands-on approach means that every class and workshop give you skills that can be put to immediate use, setting the stage for a successful career in data science.

How to apply

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Harper Adams University - Station Quarter
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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We do not have any further requirements however experience or independent study in computing, maths, design and technology or related subjects; work experience relevant to data science, etc. is encouraged:

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
International £16500 Year 1

Additional fee information

The course is full time for 3 years with the fee payable in each year.
Applied Data Science at Harper Adams University - UCAS