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Course summary

If you want a highly flexible online degree, delivered by industry experts who will give you the skills and knowledge you need to succeed – this is the degree you’ve been looking for. Easily fit learning around your life and work commitments. Data Scientist has been famously described as the job with the highest potential of the 21st century - it is an important aspect of truly digital businesses across all sectors. Data informs not only the optimisation of existing processes but, more importantly, becomes the key enabler of entirely new business models. This degree with LIBF is an ideal opportunity to acquire the relevant skills and techniques to outperform the competition and prepare for high-performing and meaningful roles in industry. This degree is delivered in partnership with the IU International University of Applied Sciences, giving you access to your course flexibly through IU’s dynamic digital campus. Connect with your academic tutors and fellow students. In addition to a degree from LIBF, you may also be eligible to achieve a second degree from IU – at no extra cost.


Students will acquire a broad range of skills of knowledge in areas including business intelligence, big data technologies, mathematics and statistics, programming, ethical decision making, Crypto and Blockchain, Fintech, model engineering, data quality and wrangling, cloud computing, agile project management, machine learning, finance, banking and more. A full list of modules can be found here:

Assessment method

All module assessments and exams are completed entirely online. You can schedule them at any time that’s convenient for you – whether you’re an early bird or a night owl!

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Join a community of international students at LIBF and earn your UK degree from wherever you are. We accept qualifications which are equivalent to UK A levels. If you are unsure whether you meet our entry criteria, please contact our Study Advisers at [email protected] English language requirements IELTS: Level 6 or above TOEFL: minimum 80 points Trinity College ISE: ISE III at minimum pass (taken with the last two years) Duolingo English test: minimum 95 points Cambridge Certificate: minimum B grade overall. International Students can find full information on our website:

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

International £20805 Whole course
Channel Islands £20805 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £20805 Whole course
EU £20805 Whole course
England £20805 Whole course
Northern Ireland £20805 Whole course
Scotland £20805 Whole course
Wales £20805 Whole course

Additional fee information

UK/EU/International: Over four years part time £5,201 per year. Total course cost £20,805. Scholarships are available for UK, EU and International students. Bursaries are also available for UK students from low-income families.
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