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Course summary

Overview The top 5 companies in the world today all have one thing in common, they are all data driven organisations. On this degree you will learn the skills you need have a career in this exciting field, from the basics of Computing, Programming and Coding for Web and Mobile, along with Data Mining, Information Systems, Mathematical and Statistical methods and other techniques that are needed in a data driven environment. In the later years of your degree, you will discover Machine Learning, Cyber Security and Natural Language Processing. Studying this course over 4 years offers the opportunity to take a one-year work placement in industry, should you wish to, in order to gain vital real-world experience. Key features

  • Study the core of university-level Computing, Data, Data Analysis and Data Science degrees
  • Additional modules featuring mini-projects in mathematical modelling and data analysis, together with transferrable skills in using computer software packages, conducting research and communication.
  • Some modules have opportunities to gain professional qualifications alongside your final degree
  • Work placement opportunities with numerous companies such as Bosch, IBM and Clearview
  • Opportunity to apply skills and knowledge from across the whole course in an applied final-year project.
Why the University of Worcester? The University of Worcester is a close-knit and high-achieving community where students are supported to succeed at every level. The University is a truly inclusive place where every person counts as an individual. From designing imaginative facilities to providing practical support and tailored learning, we strive to help people of all backgrounds and abilities to achieve their own rich potential. We work hard to break down barriers and provide opportunities for all. Recent University of Worcester achievements 1. The University of Worcester has been ranked in the top 5 in the UK for Quality Education in the Times Higher Education’s University Impact Rankings every year since its inception in 2019. The University has also been ranked in the top 5 in the UK for Gender Equality in all years of the rankings and currently holds the number one spot (2023). 2. In May 2023, the University received arguably the best Ofsted report of any teacher training provider in the 21st Century. The University’s primary and secondary programmes were rated ‘Outstanding’. The report opens: “Trainees benefit from an exceptional learning experience at the University of Worcester. This experience instils in them a deep-rooted commitment to making a difference to the lives of the children in the communities they serve.” 3. Worcester rose to become the number one English university (excluding specialist institutions) for sustained employment, further study, or both, three and five years after graduation in the 2022 Government-published Longitudinal Educational Outcomes survey, having been in the top 10 in 2020 and 2021. 96% of our graduates are in work or further study 15 months after graduating (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2022) 4. Worcester is a leader in sustainability and has been awarded First Class Honours in the People and Planet Green League each and every year since 2009. In 2019, the University was named Sustainability Institution of the Year in the Green Gown Awards and was Highly Commended in the global awards at the UN.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
I111
Institution code:
W80
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
75%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
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Fees and funding

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