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Training future leaders in data science.

Data science is revolutionising every area of science, engineering, and commerce. It offers the potential for huge societal and economic benefits.

We are home to a range of postgraduate and professional training. We create our data science professional training in collaboration with many high profile industry leaders. Our aim is to address the skills shortage in data analytics.

We bring together students and industry in a setting which develops new technologies and translates them into industry practice.

Through our data science professional training courses, you'll receive a comprehensive grounding in theory and application of data science. You'll develop the multi-disciplinary combination of skills in statistics and computer science. You will also gain the ability to apply these skills to real problems in a given application area.

Data science

Develop and deepen your knowledge and skills in data science with our suite of master's programmes.

We blend modern statistical methods with computational skills. This gives you the expertise to extract value from data. Throughout the courses, there are opportunities to work with:

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Degree apprenticeship

We offer data analytics training to help businesses gain the skills to succeed in the digital age.

This degree apprenticeship is a Digital and Technology Solutions MSc with a specialism in Data Analytics. It's been designed to a Level 7 integrated degree standard. 

The course is suitable for anyone already working in data analytics, business planning or IT.

During the course, you'll cover a range of modules, including:

  • data visualisation
  • machine learning
  • leadership and change in the digital age
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Centre for Doctoral Training in Cloud Computing for Big Data

The centre is no longer taking applications.

The PhD programme:

  • gives you the skills that leading companies want
  • encourages you to pursue research interests in an exciting field with expert guidance
  • offers opportunities to build industry experience through projects and placements
  • challenges you to solve problems as part of a multi-disciplinary team

This four-year programme combines professional and technical skills training. It prepares you to apply these skills in industries actively seeking cloud computing expertise.

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Centre for Doctoral Training: Geospatial Systems

The centre is no longer taking applications.

We aim to train the next generation of world-leading geospatial engineers and scientists.

The demand is huge. The Geospatial Commission predict that opening up geospatial data in the UK could have an annual economic impact of £11bn. And the global geospatial industry is expected to be worth $500bn.

This four-year training PhD was developed from our world-leading research and informed by our industry partners. PhD researchers gain high-level, industry-standard, knowledge, and skills in:

  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • big data management
  • new analytical methods such as Artificial Intelligence (AI)
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