Data Science at UCL (University College London) - UCAS

Course summary

This programme provides a comprehensive training in the statistical basis of data science, along with a solid grounding in the computing skills and algorithmic reasoning necessary for modern data analysis. As a graduate of the programme, you should be able to proceed directly to a post as a data scientist in industry, commerce or government. The skills you will acquire could also be applied to the founding or management of businesses relating to a broad set of data analytic services. The programme is also designed to provide you with a preparation for postgraduate study in statistics, machine learning and other specialised fields in applied data science. The programme allows considerable flexibility in terms of application areas through the availability of optional and elective modules across a range of disciplines. The department offers a friendly and supportive atmosphere, where small-group teaching and personal attention are available to all students. Teaching is enhanced by the varied research interests of our academic staff; from the foundations of the subject to applications in science, medicine, industry, economics and finance.

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSEs: English Language and Mathematics at grade C or 5.

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
EU £32100 Year 1
International £32100 Year 1

Additional fee information

For information about tuition fees please visit our dedicated webpage for more details: The fees indicated above are for undergraduate entry in the 2022/23 academic year. Fees will be higher for those commencing study in the academic year 2023/24 or later. UCL reserves the right to increase its UK fees in line with the government policy (including on an annual basis for each year of study during a programme). Overseas fees are fixed at the rate of entry, the fees indicated above will be charged to 2022/23 entrants for each year of study on the programme.
Data Science at UCL (University College London) - UCAS