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Rank: 32nd (UKEAS)
Location: Main Site
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/10/01
Duration: 12 months
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(Computer sciences and IT)
The University of Liverpool evaluation:
14.4 : 1
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University of Liverpool has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The MSc Data Science and Artificial Intelligence is a conversion master's, designed for students who have a first degree in a subject other than Computer Science (or a subject closely related to Computer Science), who wish to develop their knowledge and skills to start a career in the Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Industry. The course has been developed in close collaboration with a number of commercial partners including IBM to meet the skills gaps in this growing employment area. The course provides an introduction to the knowledge and skills required you will need to work within the Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. You have the choice of a one or two year option, with year two as a Year in Industry.
The MSc Data Science and Artificial Intelligence is for those who are are seeking alternative career opportunities, within the context of the Data Science and Artificial Intelligence industry. The course is suitable for those who have done a first degree in a subject not related to Computer Science. You will need a high 2:1 Bachelors Degree with Honours (or above), and be expected to have the majority of module marks in this range, in a subject other than Computer Science (or subject closely related to Computer Science). This includes students with first degrees from near-STEM, far- STEM and even non-STEM subjects. Students from under-represented-groups within the computer science industry are particularly welcome. International qualifications: International Qualifications Applications from international students are welcome. International qualifications will be evaluated in line with the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) guidelines.
IELTS: 6.5 (no band lower than 5.5)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for The University of Liverpool, Computer science. For the most up to date IELTS requirements, please contact our counsellors.
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