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M.Sc. Data Science

University of Dundee
Dundee, United Kingdom
Computing University of Dundee Queen Mother Building Balfour Street Dundee DD1 4HN

There has been a recent upsurge in commercial interest in the new role of “data scientist”. This MSc (which can be studied part time or full time) , will prepare you to become a data scientist, a person who excels at manipulating and analysing data, particularly large data sets that don’t fit easily into tabular structures (so-called “Big Data”). The program is available either full time (1 year) or part time (2 years). The main teaching is in intensive weeks,for part time study, one in January and one April in year 1 and one in February and one in May for year 2. Full time students do all 4 in one year. The intensive weeks are taught in Dundee and run from 9am to 5pm Monday to Thursday. Friday’s teaching finishes at 3:30pm to allow students to travel home. Outside these intensive weeks there will be self study, video and audio lectures, some guest speakers and of course assignments. Full time students will have additional seminars in Dundee

Big Data;

Business Intelligent Systems;

Data Analysis and Visualisation;

Analytical Database Models and Design;

Advanced statistics and data mining;


Data Science;

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