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5449F - Data Science (with Specialisation in Artificial Intelligence) MSc, PGDip, PGCert

Data Science (with Specialisation in Artificial Intelligence) MSc, PGDip, PGCert

Start in: September 2021

Our master's in Data Science (with specialisation in Artificial Intelligence) provides a comprehensive grounding in the knowledge and skills required to work within data science and artificial intelligence.

Overview

Artificial Intelligence is all around us and used on a daily basis. All Artificial Intelligence uses data analytics as the underpinning science.

Throughout this master's in Data Science with specialisation in Artificial Intelligence you'll:

  • explore the key topics in the field of Artificial Intelligence
  • develop the skills needed to address real problems in a given application area
  • receive a comprehensive grounding in the theory and application of data science

Through project work you'll experience the full lifecycle from design of interactive visualisation to experimental evaluation of an advanced visualisation approach.

Topics covered in the course include:

  • data visualization
  • cloud computing
  • Bayesian statistics
  • machine learning

 

You'll benefit from our substantial expertise in data science. We focus on a wide range of application areas, including:

  • healthcare
  • transport
  • cybersecurity
  • smart cities
  • manufacturing

This data science course is part of the following suite:

 

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What you'll learn

This Data Science with Artificial Intelligence MSc has three phases.

In phase one we'll introduce you to core knowledge and skills in statistics and computer science. These modules are taught as an intensive block, with two modules taught concurrently for full-time students. Teaching is timetabled to accommodate participants from industry, working alongside full-time employment.

Phase two will present further advanced technical modules. You'll be introduced to the aspects that underlie all areas of data science practice including:

  • professionalism
  • legislation
  • ethics

This phase also includes a group project in collaboration with industry. You'll develop and evaluate a data science solution to a complex, real-world problem.

Phase three is an individual research and development project. You'll receive personal supervision in one of the School’s research labs in collaboration with industry or with your current employer.

Modules

You will study modules on this course. A module is a unit of a course with its own approved aims and outcomes and assessment methods.

How you'll learn

 

Quality and ranking

All professional accreditations are reviewed regularly by their professional body

Facilities

The School of Computing is based in the £58million Urban Sciences Building, a flagship development located on the £350m Newcastle Helix regeneration site in the heart of Newcastle. It brings together:

  • academia
  • the public sector
  • communities
  • business and industry

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2021 entry (per year)

What you're paying for

Tuition fees include the costs of:

  • matriculation
  • registration
  • tuition (or supervision)
  • library access
  • examination
  • re-examination
  • graduation

Some of our degrees involve additional costs which are not covered by your tuition fees.

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  • additional costs
  • living costs
  • tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts

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Entry requirements

The entrance requirements below apply to 2021 entry.

Qualifications from outside the UK

English Language requirements

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If you have specific questions about this course you can contact:

Dr Matthew Forshaw
Degree Programme Director
School of Computing
Matthew.forshaw@ncl.ac.uk

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