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About the course

Join the data-driven revolution

Make discoveries in data and bring value to businesses and organisations. With a postgraduate degree in Data Science, you can enhance your existing computing knowledge, or gain new skills that can help you secure a role in one of the fastest-growing employment fields in the digital economy.

Developed as one of the UK's first postgraduate conversion courses in this field, our BCS-accredited degree is designed to equip graduates and professionals from a wide range of disciplines and with a demonstrable mathematical aptitude, with analytical knowledge and applied programming skills.

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Entry Requirements

You will need a minimum second class division honours degree or equivalent in any discipline, with previous demonstrable mathematical aptitude e.g. (A-level or BTEC Mathematics).

We also welcome enquiries from applicants who may not meet the formal/traditional entry criteria, but do hold relevant experience or skills that could facilitate successful postgraduate study. Through our Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process, we can consider your employment history and life experiences. Please contact our course enquiries team for further information.

International applicants need an IELTS score of 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) or equivalent qualification.


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Scholarships

Our School of Science, Engineering and Environment offers a limited number of high-value scholarships to applicants across its postgraduate programmes based on academic merit. A Computer, Science and Engineering International Excellence Scholarship is worth £3,500.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£3500

Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship you must hold an offer for an eligible programme*, achieve at least a second class upper degree and meet your offer conditions by the admissions deadline

*Please note, this scholarship is not available for MSc Petroleum and Gas Engineering or MSc Gas Engineering and Management as a different scholarship is available for the courses.

Application Procedure

There is no separate application process for this scholarship. You will be assessed when you apply for your chosen programme of study. If you are successfully offered this scholarship, to receive the funding you must accept your offer of admission and pay your tuition fee deposit by the deadline specified.

Further Information

https://www.salford.ac.uk/international/cse-international-excellence-scholarships

Value of Scholarship(s)

£3,500

Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship you must be applying for the first year of full-time study on an eligible postgraduate master’s programme in the 2021-22 academic year.

If you're a postgraduate applicant, you must hold an offer for an eligible programme, achieve a first-class degree and meet your offer conditions by the admission's deadline.

You may apply for this scholarship if you have already been awarded a different scholarship. However, in line with the terms and conditions, you can only receive one scholarship - the one with the highest value.

Application Procedure

There is no separate application process for this scholarship. You will be assessed when you apply for your chosen programme of study for the 2021-22 intake. If you are successfully offered this scholarship, you must accept your offer of admission and pay your tuition fee deposit by the deadline specified in order to receive the funding.

Further Information

https://www.salford.ac.uk/international/global-gold-excellence-scholarship

Value of Scholarship(s)

£3,000

Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship you must be applying for the first year of full-time study on this programme, or another eligible postgraduate master’s programme in the 2021-22 academic year. You must hold an offer for an eligible programme, achieve at least a second-class degree and meet your offer conditions by the admission's deadline.

You may apply for this scholarship if you have already been awarded a different scholarship. However, in line with the University of Salford terms and conditions, you can only receive one scholarship - the one with the highest value.

Application Procedure

There is no separate application process for this scholarship. You will be assessed when you apply for your chosen programme of study for the 2021-22 intake. If you are successfully offered this scholarship, you must accept your offer of admission and pay your tuition fee deposit by the deadline specified in order to receive the funding.

Further Information

https://www.salford.ac.uk/international/global-silver-excellence-scholarship

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