Computing - Data Science

ATU - Sligo Campus


Course Name Computing - Data Science
Course Provider ATU - Sligo Campus
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, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment This online programme has a January Intake only each year.
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Duration 2.5 years part-time, online.
Course Fee Total Fees: €9,000
Fees per annum: €4,500

*Alternatively, students have the option to pay per module.
5 Credit Module: €500

Please contact our Admissions Team on to discuss the above alternative payment option.
Entry Requirements

Expand+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 nat...

Course Summary Data Science is a multi-disciplinary field that attempts to extract knowledge from structured and unstructured data. It combines techniques from mathematics, statistics, information theory, computer science and artificial intelligence with applications in a wide variety of fields.
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

Expand+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,...

Further Enquiries Admissions Office
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