Computing - Data Science

ATU - Sligo Campuses


Course Name Computing - Data Science
Course Provider ATU - Sligo Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) ATU - Atlantic Technological University
Course Code 108235 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Atlantic Technological University Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Flexible, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Programme intake commences January.
Application Date

Expand+Applications for online programmes are accepted on the atu sligo website.

All programmes advertised will run subject to sufficient student numbers.

ATU sligo online has two intakes per year, the main one being in September with a smaller ...

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Expand+2.5 years part-time

Delivery Method: Online

On-Campus Attendance
Can be taken entirely remotely however the opportunity to visit ATU Sligo or other designated exam centres will be made available for students who wish to do so.

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Course Fee Total Fees: €9,000
Entry Requirements Entry Requirement To qualify for entry to the programme a standard applicant must hold a Level 8 Honours Degree 2:2 or above. While it expected that most applicants will have an honours degree in Computer Science or related discipline, due to the multidisciplinary nature of Data Science an Honours Degree in Engineering, Business and Science will be sufficient. However, some programming knowledge (Ideally Python or C/C++ or R) and mathematics knowledge are prerequisites to the course.
Course Content

Expand+Course Summary
The part-time online MSc in Data Science offered by IT Sligo prepares graduates for future work opportunities in data analytics, big data and artificial intelligence. Data Science is an occupation in high demand with strong employment...

Subjects Taught Semester 1
Title Credits
Applied Statistics and Probability 05
Introductory Programming for Data Science? 05

Semester 2
Title Credits
Applied Linear Algebra 05
Data Analytics and Visualisation 05
Machine Learning 05

Semester 3
Title Credits
Research Methods for Data Science 05
Programming for Big Data 05

Semester 4
Title Credits
Data Science Research Thesis 55
Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression

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Data Scientists will implement and assess the models for increasingly complex and technical roles currently required by industry. Skills such as Artificial Intelligence and Data Science are highly sought after in manufacturing,...

Further Enquiries Further Information
Course Co-ordinator: Donny Hurley
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