Data Science and Artificial Intelligence at Bournemouth University - UCAS

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Course summary

This course provides you with advanced knowledge, methods and processes as an enabler for deploying data science and artificial intelligence. This will lead to solving 21st century world problems with greater scalability and efficiencies. Why study MSc Data Science and Artificial Intelligence at BU?

  • Learn about recent advances in the fields of data analytics, big data tools and technologies, machine intelligence while concretely experimenting on machine knowledge extraction and decision-support
  • Use a broad range of data science tools and technologies, from those which are established (MATLAB, R and Weka), to the new favourites which prepare you for mainstream data science jobs (Python, Jupyter notebook, Apache Spark and libraries such as Keras, TensorFlow, and PyTorch)
  • Graduate with important skills in strategic thinking for scientific research implementation and communication
  • We’ve established close relationships with companies, research and government agencies that are interested in recruiting skilled graduates in data science and artificial intelligence
  • Take part in organised codejams/hackathons, visit organisations and work on practical data science and artificial problems. This will support you in establishing an internship or placement
  • Tailor your learning towards the areas that interest you, with option units covering topics such as neuronal analysis, smart systems, computer vision and Blockchain.
Providing you with most advanced knowledge, methods and processes as enablers for deploying data science and artificial intelligence-based solutions to real-world problems.


Core units: Research Methods & Professional Issues; Search & Optimisation; Data Processing & Analytics; Artificial Intelligence; Individual Masters Project. Option units (choose two) - Neuronal Analysis; Blockchain & Digital Futures; Smart Systems; Computer Vision.

Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in a required subject: Computing, Technology, Maths, Physics, Engineering, Data Sciences or Data Analytics. If English is not your first language you will need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in writing, speaking, listening and reading.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9000 Year 1
EU £16000 Year 1
International £16000 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

All fees are quoted in pounds sterling and are per year. Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course. Fees during your placement year (if applicable): £1,850. Visit Bournemouth University's website for full details. Part-time study: Fees are charged on a pro-rata basis of the full-time fee.
Data Science and Artificial Intelligence at Bournemouth University - UCAS