Inverness Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Are you interested in making an impactful and effective contribution to business through data science? If so, this new MSc Applied Data Science will allow you to develop your skills and knowledge in data analytics techniques and evaluate their relevance and validity.
You will learn key data science skills using freely available software. Core subjects will cover fundamental theories, ethical considerations and industry-standard techniques, while optional modules will allow you to focus on specific applications.
The range of options include business, computational, and environmental themes. As part of the environmental options, you will gain experience with GIS software and spatial analysis, while in the business-themed options the focus is on business decisions and company culture – can you help it move toward data-driven decision-making? The computational theme has an emphasis on data engineering and machine learning.
You can exit at levels PgCert, PgDip and MSc.
2.2 Honours degree or above in a maths based subject, or any other subject with relevant work experience.
Computing and IT