Data Science & Analytics

University College Cork


Course Name Data Science & Analytics
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKR49
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date 9 September 2019
Application Date

Expand+Applications for 2019 start dates will open on November 1st 2018.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means we offer places four times a year on a rolling basis. Some cour...

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PAC Application Information

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Duration 1 year Full Time
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Candidates must have:
1.obtained either a honours level 8 primary degree (minimum 2H1 honours or equivalent) in computer science or mathematical sciences or honours level 8 primary degree (minimum 2H1 honours or equivalent) with a strong numer...

Comment Course Practicalities
A typical 5 credit module:
◾2 lecture hours per week
◾1–2 hours of practicals per week
◾Outside these regular hours students are required to study independently by reading and by working in the laboratories and on exercises.
Course Content

Expand+The MSc in Data Science & Analytics, jointly offered by the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Statistics, provides an education in the key principles of this rapidly expanding area. The combination of sophisticated computing and st...

Subjects Taught


Students must attain 90 credits through a combination of:
core modules (30 credits)
elective modules (30 credits)
dissertation (30 credits)

Students take 90 credits as follows:

PART 1 (60 credit...

Assessment Method Full details and regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2016 Book and for each module in the Book of Modules 2016/2017.

Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science and Analytics
Students who pass each of the taught modules may opt to exit the programme and be conferred with a Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science and Analytics.
Careers or Further Progression

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This programme aims to prepare students to manage, analyse and interpret large heterogeneous data sources. Graduates will design, compare and select appropriate data analytic techniques, using software tools for data ...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Prof. Barry O'Sullivan
021 420 5951

Dr Eric Wolsztynski
+353 (0)21 420 5823
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