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Part time May, September MSc 20 months | 21-33 months

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Data science is a major growth area within both the commercial and public sectors and there is a shortage of professionals that have the required range of data science knowledge and skills. This work-based learning MSc Data Science programme addresses this shortage.

The programme is aimed at those working in a data-related role within their organisation, whether in a technical, software or business context and want to enhance their skills and understanding of contemporary data analysis tools and techniques.

Edinburgh Napier University has excellent research and knowledge transfer links with many local, national and international organisations in data science related areas.

The acquisition of knowledge and skills on the programme

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Entry Requirements

The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor Degree at a 2:2 or above in an appropriate field, for example, software development, computing, or business analytics. Alternatively, other qualifications or experience that demonstrate you have appropriate knowledge and skills at SCQF level 10 may be considered.

Applicants will be expected to be working in a role related to data analytics, whether in a technical or business context and will be required to provide a letter of support from their employer. Some experience of associated technologies such as databases, software development and related tools is assumed.


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