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Rank: 17 (The Complete University Guide)
Location: Main Site
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 48 months
Intl fees: £24000
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The University of Manchester evaluation:
13.1 : 1
Computer sciences and IT evaluation:
University of Manchester has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Do you work in data science? Are you looking to undertake a research level qualification whilst still doing your job?The EngD in Data Engineering is firmly couched in real world data science with a focus on practical application in industry. From machine learning to knowledge management, our academics work with a range of stake holders in cutting edge and industry relevant research that addresses real world challenges. If you already work on data intensive technologies, or need training to make the move into this area of science then this EngD is for you. You'll spend 75-80% of your time with your company, working on 4-6 flexible but research level projects. The remainder you'll spend with us training in Advanced Data Science topics, while being guided by your academic supervisor building on your industrial work and solving it's associated research problems. An EngD gives you a solid industry application focus and offers a range of flexible pathways of differing duration to suit your individual needs. The research conducted as part of the EngD is applied to specific problems faced by the industrial partner, each problem couched as a research challenge. Throughout the programme, students can undertake a tailored range of Advanced Masters courses that supplement the in-built research skills training and development provided as standard in the EngD programme.Academia and industry work together in mentoring and training the student, who will graduate with the academic rigour necessary to undertake applied research, with skills and experience to apply that research capability directly within industry.
We have the following pathways with varying entry requirements: Standard: 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant subject. Experienced: As per 'Standard' with evidence of Accredited Prior Learning (APL) in research training already undertaken.
IELTS: 7.0 (speaking and writing 6.5 and no other element below 6.0)
Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Manchester.
About this university
Students attend the university from over 150 countries around the world and there are various systems in place to help them adapt to their new life. The Student Immigration Team is a dedicated team in place to help with support and advice regarding immigration and visas and are based at the Student Services Centre. The student support centre is a single contact point for all students to help with matters such as finances, examinations, graduation and other matters. There is also help and advice on hand for matter such as integration into the community, learning English and making the most of the time in the UK. The centre of student life is the Students Union (UMIST), which formed at the same time as the university was created in 2004. It is run by an eight-member team rather than a single president. The athletics Union is responsible for the sports clubs within the university and there are over 80 health and fitness classes in addition to 44 sports clubs. There are around 250 societies and clubs in total across many areas of interest including a student run newspaper, radio station, a fundraising organisation, a volunteer project and across the arts and politics arena.