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Course summary

Data is recognised as a key asset in any organisation and a means by which to gain information, insight and understanding. As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Study data analysis techniques
  • Learn how to apply your knowledge to investigate social issues, such as crime connections and business insight
  • Cover key themes from data management and data analytics such as machine learning, to statistics and programming
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of core data analysis techniques informed by a deeper knowledge of data principles and practical considerations
  • Use open source data and tools such as python and SQL, tableau and KNIME
  • Learn how to identify data to inform your investigation, ensure quality results, select appropriate analysis techniques for the task and choose methods to convey the message
  • Understand the importance of ethics and data governance in your approach to data science


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Fundamentals of Computer Science
  • Statistics in Practice
  • Introduction to Data Analytics
  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Fundamentals of Databases
  • Maths for Data Science
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Database Systems
  • Applied Data Analytics & Visualisations
  • Machine Learning Techniques
  • Programming for Data Science
  • Information Analysis
  • Team Project
Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Production Project
In addition, choose from a list of Year 3 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please visit our online prospectus for detailed Clearing entry criteria

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £14000 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Data Science at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS