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Data Science (PgCert/PgDip/MSc)


Robert Gordon University    School of Computing

Full time & Part time September, January MSc, PGCert, PGDip 12-17 months full-time; 28-36 months part-time 31 January 2023

About the course

The MSc Data Science degree at Robert Gordon University will equip you with the knowledge and skills to design and implement computer-analytics and visualisation solutions across a range of industries.

With an emphasis on Big Data, you will gain an understanding of the needs of businesses and how to manage the requirements in this emerging international area of focus for companies, governments and economies.

The course focuses on Big Data, traditional and unconventional data management including acquisition, storage, warehousing, analytics and visualisation tools and techniques. You’ll put these skills into practice in our state-of-the-art facilities.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in Mathematics, Statistics, Computing or any other analytical discipline.
Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.0 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
International students who do not meet our direct entry requirements for this course can gain additional entry points through our International College at Robert Gordon University.


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Ross McLean

"The best thing I've found about my course, so far, is being able to actually look at massive amounts of data and be able to extract value from that. So instead of just looking at a bunch of numbers, a bunch of text, I'm actually able to see potential patterns and actually be able to figure out what's happening with that data."

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