MSc in Data Science from the University of Sussex - London
MSc in Data Science from the University of Sussex
This MSc in Data Science is built on Sussex's foundation of interdisciplinary study encompassing mathematics, physics, computer science and life sciences. Our course has been developed to help you equip yourself with the skills you need for employment or further research. Sussex is renowned for offering a global outlook and positive approaches to our research and your studies.
The acquisition of large datasets is now common both in academic science and industrial practice. Our MSc is for you if you're:
- interested in data science and its applications to science and technology
- intent on working in industry
- planning to move onto a PhD or a research career.
You'll learn about the theory and practice of state-of-the-art data science with applications ranging from mathematics to physics, from biology to computer science. You'll develop the skills to provide appropriate and up-to-date tools to deal with datasets.
In the autumn and spring terms, you take core modules and options depending on the stream you choose. In the summer term, you work on your MSc dissertation.
Core modules are taken by all students on the course. They give you a solid grounding in the subject and prepare you to explore the topics that interest you most.
Scholarships and Funding
The University of Sussex is proud to offer a range of postgraduate funding awards. Our aim is to ensure that every student who wants to study with us is able to despite financial barriers, so that we continue to attract talented and unique individuals. We offer a range of scholarships, up to £5000. Find out more about our Scholarships.
All of this, as well as a fabulous campus location. Nestled in the South Downs National Park, minutes from the cosmopolitan city of Brighton, 30 minutes from Gatwick Airport and an hour from London, Sussex is one of the UK's most ideally situated universities.
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