Applied Data SciencePreston Campus
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Rank: 70 (The Complete University Guide)
Location: Preston Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 12 months
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Ranking and student feedback
The Complete University Guide
The University of Central Lancashire evaluation:
13.3 : 1
Computer sciences and IT evaluation:
University of Central Lancashire has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The ongoing progress in the mathematical tools, the growing prevalence of very large datasets, ever-increasing computational power and progress in automated data acquisition established data science as a mature discipline with rapidly growing number of exploitations in wide spectrum of applications.This course is designed to develop students' knowledge and skills in modern data science practice. Through careful planning and engagement, students can have a course bringing them to the up-front of the field. It combines a project-based approach with opportunity for personal development through a flexible and supportive learning experience.
2.2 or above in science, technology, engineering and math subjects, or equivalent industrial experience (interviews might be required)
Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Central Lancashire.
About this university
There are an average of 2,000 international students attending the university from over 100 countries, often due to the range of international partnerships in place. There is a dedicated International Office that are available to help with matters such as the application process, visas and immigration advice and even help with coming to live in the city. There are a number of special international events held during the year to help students feel at home and learn about the larger community as well as with ties to their own cultures. The Student Union is the heart of activities outside the classroom as well as offer advice and representation for its members. It operates a two floor bar that has a number of well known music acts having performed there as well as another bar next door that is open every day during term time. There are some 35 different sports clubs on offer for students with many using the sports centre on campus. They take part in the BUCS leagues and also use the UCLan Sports Arena two miles from campus. There are also motor racing societies that run a team called UCLAN Racing. Student run media includes a newspaper called Pluto and there are numerous societies such as arts, interest and culture and faith based.