Data Science

Maynooth University

 

Course Name Data Science
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MH207
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters BSc
Duration 4 years
Erasmus/Study Abroad option: Subject to availability
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Certificate: 2H5 & 4O6/H7, Irish, English & a Science subject (one of Agricultural Science, Applied Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics, or Physics with Chemistry) & O1/H5 Mathematics
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Age Restrictions
In general, students must be 17 years or older by 15th January in the year after entry to the University. If you are younger, you must make a special application to the University’s President.

All Leaving Certificate subjects...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Modules
Points are awarded as follows:

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

Applicants can use their points allocation for the Link Modules as one of their best six subjects for the purpose of calculating points, but the Link Modules do not qualify as a subject for minimum entry requirement purposes.
QQI FET Applicants General Information QQI Link: No
Mature Applicants

Expand+Maynooth University greatly values the particular contribution of mature students to the academic and social environment of the University. A mature student is 23 years or older by 1st January in the year of entry to the University. For part-time deg...

Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 2019: 20
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support For information on grants go to: https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/student-fees-grants/grants
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2020 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2020 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2020 CAO Handbook): F...

Course Content

Expand+Data Science is the science of collating, managing, analysing, visualising and understanding data. It is key to unlocking the hidden wisdom that is stored in the vast amounts of data available in today’s world.

Data Science students study stati...

Subjects Taught

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1st year
Students take a specialised Data Science subject alongside Computer Science, Mathematics and choose one other subject from Engineering Science, (additional) Computer Science, or Critical Skills

2nd year
Statistics, Com...

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Careers or Further Progression Options after graduation?
Employment opportunities across a wide range of fields (science, health, business etc.) will be abundant for graduates of this degree programme. Graduates with Data Science skills are in short supply and the skill set is in high demand. There are a wide range of opportunities open to graduates from this programme.

We offer a range of postgraduate courses which currently include:

Masters or PhD in Statistics and Computer Science
Further Enquiries Contact us Maynooth University Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Logic House
+ 353 1 708 3914
mathsstats@mu.ie
www.maynoothuniversity.ie/mathematics-and-statistics
International Students Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2019 434