University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Data Science

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Course summary

Learn how to apply powerful computing technology to real-world data science problems. Modern societies produce huge amounts of data. However, this information is only useful if we can analyse it and gain practical insights. Data science combines powerful computing technology, sophisticated statistical methods, and expert subject knowledge to carry out this analysis. It is a field that has emerged over recent decades, and is now an exciting, fulfilling, and high-profile career choice, with positions available in many diverse fields. Why study Data Science at Kent:

  • You will graduate with a range of skills including data science, machine learning and communication skills, as well as more specific knowledge in areas such as Python, SQL, Java and Hadoop
  • Study in award-winning classrooms and breakout spaces
  • You’ll be taught by internationally renowned mathematicians and statisticians whose varied interests lead to a broad range of optional modules
  • You will benefit from free membership of the Kent Maths Society and Invicta Actuarial Society
  • You could be employed as a Student Ambassador, earning money while you study by inspiring the next generation of mathematicians.
  • Option to take the course with a Foundation Year (UCAS: G192); or with a Year in Industry (UCAS: G191)
Course details In your first and second years, you will study several core modules in statistics, mathematics, computer science and artificial intelligence, while in your final year you will have a choice from a range of modules in addition to core modules. For more information, please visit our website.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
G190
Institution code:
K24
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

Please visit our website for further information:

https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/how-to-apply/english-language-requirements.html


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

All fees for 2023/24 are to be confirmed. Please see the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding options.
Data Science at University of Kent - UCAS