Managing and analysing big data has become an essential part of modern finance, retail, marketing, social science, development and research, medicine and government.
The benefits of our programme is flexible to address the skills shortage of data scientists who can use data to drive improvements to organisational performance. You will have the opportunity to gain highly-valued skills through the specialist pathways:
MSc Data Science
These skills will lead to a variety of careers with employers from technology firms, the biomedical research sector, the charitable and voluntary sector, and public research sector.
MSc Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
Embark on a variety of careers with employers from leading technology firms, robotics, military, academia, and public research sector.
MSc Data Science and Financial Technology
For a variety of careers with employers from the financial sector, including financial planning, insurance, marketing, and investment banking.
The Microsoft Professional Program (MPP) is incorporated into this programme. It is designed to help students gain technical expertise and professional experience.
The inclusion of MPP learning content into the University’s Data Science degree presents a unique opportunity to receive two globally recognised credentials when you complete the programme: a Master’s degree in Data Science from the University of London and an MPP certificate in Data Science from Microsoft.
'The skills needed to become a data scientist will become common across industries and an understanding of data science will become a required skill for many jobs. This MSc Data Science degree provides a solid foundation for professional growth and will help students build a foundation for lifelong learning that’s necessary to compete in this 21st century economy.'
General Manager, 21st Century Jobs, Skills & Employability, Microsoft Corporation.