Computing - Data Science

Institute of Technology Sligo


Course Name Computing - Data Science
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
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 Institute of Technology Sligo Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Contact the college for the next start date.
Application Date Application Closing Date: 15th January 2021.
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Duration 2.5 years part-time online.
Course Fee EU Fees
Total Programme Fees: €9,000
Fees per annum: €4,500
Per 10 credit module: €1,000
Per 5 credit module: €500

Non-EU Fees
Total Programme Fees: €13,500
Entry Requirements 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.
Comment Key Course Information
The MSc in Computing (Data Science) is fully online, delivered over 2.5 years, consisting of six taught modules and a significant research project.

This online programme has a January Intake only each year.

Applications will open for the January 2021 Intake on 16th November 2020.

Please Register your Interest with IT Sligo Online Learning to receive notification when the progamme opens for application.
Course Content

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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 Career Opportunities
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, insurance, retail, health & education sectors to harness opportunities associated with researching and making decisions based on data.
Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: 353 (0) 71 931 8511
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