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, Online
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Contact the college for the next start date.
Application Date Application Closing Date : 31st August 2020
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Duration The MSc in Computing (Data Science) is fully online, delivered over 2.5 years, consisting of six taught modules and a significant research project.
Course Fee The standard fee for the course is €9,000, or €4,500 per year if completed in two years.
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.
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 ...

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
Research Methods for Data Science 05

Semester 3
Title, Credits
Machine Learning 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 T: 353 (0) 71 931 8510

Contact: Donny Hurley
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