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MSc Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

  • Delivery:
    Full time according to Funding Council definitions, Part-Time, Sandwich (Thick) out of college.

Our MSc Data Science and Artificial Intelligence will give you the knowledge of methods and processes that will enable you to analyse, devise, and deploy data science and artificial intelligence solutions for real-world problems. In particular, this degree emphasises different facets of exploratory/confirmatory data science techniques and artificial intelligence algorithms in different contexts, ranging from digital health to fraud detection. You will learn about recent advances in the fields of data science and artificial intelligence, including state-of-the-art tools to perform analytics and experiments to enable data-driven decision making and automation.

You will graduate with skills in methodological thinking, research disposition, and communication, in addition to the theoretical and practical skills within data science and artificial intelligence.

Key information

Next start date:

September 2019, January 2020, September 2020, January 2021

Location:

Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus

Duration:

September: 12 months full-time, 24 months with a 12 month placement or 2 years part-time. January: 16 months full-time

Required subjects:

Computing, Technology, Maths, Physics, Engineering, Data Sciences or Data Analytics

Entry requirements:

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in a required subject, or equivalent.

International entry requirements:

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.0 (Academic), with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. For more information check out our full entry requirements.

Course details

Details of the assessment methods and contact hours for each unit of the course can be found in the programme specification.

Download the programme specification (pdf 271 kb)

Placement opportunities

The optional placement provides an excellent opportunity for you to gain first-hand industry experience and apply the learning that you have achieved through the course.

The placement can be paid employment but voluntary work can be just as useful.

Find out more about placements for postgraduate students

Your application

Entry requirements

Careers

Upon completion of this course, you will possess the practical skills and theoretical knowledge necessary to enter fields within data science and artificial intelligence. 

Costs and fees

You can find full information about the deposits required and how to pay your fees in our postgraduate fees and funding section, including details of the Postgraduate Loan (subject to fee status).

All fees are quoted in pounds sterling and are per annum. Fees quoted are for tuition only unless stated otherwise. Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course.

Find out more about living expenses for postgraduate students

Our staff

On this course you will be taught by staff with relevant expertise and knowledge appropriate to the content of the unit. This could include senior academic staff, qualified professional practitioners and research students, many of whom are actively engaged in research and/or professional practice which is integrated into the teaching of this course. Please note that teaching staff can change.