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Cardiff University

Data Science and Analytics

Main Site - Cardiff
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Rank: 30 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: Main Site - Cardiff

Website: www.cardiff.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/09/01

Duration: 12 months


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Ranking and student feedback

30

The Complete University Guide
33

UKEAS Ranking

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Description

Cardiff University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

This course will equip students with a theoretical understanding and practical experience of applying methods drawn from data science and analytics. You will develop a range of in-demand skills for extracting and handling ‘big data' and applying modelling tools to help businesses and government organisations make better decisions.On completion of the course, you will be well placed to progress into a variety of roles in data-intensive industries or a related research career.This one-year degree falls under the umbrella of the Data Science Academy (DSA), run by the School of Computer Science and Informatics, in partnership with the School of Mathematics. You will benefit from the shared knowledge and skills of both Schools. However, your degree will still be run by the School of Mathematics.

Requirements

Entry requirements

For entry requirements, please see: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/courses/course/data-science-and-analytics-msc or https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/courses/course/data-science-and-analytics-msc-part-time

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (minimum of 5.5 in each)


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for Cardiff University, Computer science .

About this university

International students

There is plenty of help and advice on offer to students who are travelling from outside the UK to study in Cardiff. This includes information on immigration and visas, with the main website having advice for each individual country. There is also help regarding fees and funding and even how to apply for the university. Once students are committing to attending, there is help to prepare for their time in Cardiff as well as assistance once they arrive. There is also an International Student Support service dedicated to the welfare of students travelling from abroad. They can help with matters such as getting into employment, changing studies and for those bringing families with them. Cardiff University Students Union is the representative of the student body as well as being in charge of the various organisations and clubs on offer. Their building is found near the Cathays railway station and the union also operates a nightclub, radio station and student newspaper. Other services provided include cafes, bars and shops. There are some 150 clubs and societies to get involved with outside the classroom. All offer everything from complete beginners to experienced levels and range from debating societies, volunteering opportunities to student media and other arts. In the sports arena, there are some 60 competitive and non-competitive sports clubs, most of whom take part in the BUCS leagues.

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