Birkbeck, University of London
The degree is designed for graduates who are new to computer science, so the main requirement is a second-class honours degree, or equivalent, in any subject other than single-honours Computer Science, along with demonstrated aptitude as tested during the application process.
Applicants with less than the required level of academic qualification may be considered if they have significant experience in the IT industry. If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests.
The programme consists of 6 compulsory modules, 1 option module and a project.
In Year 1, you take 4 compulsory modules.
In Year 2, you take 2 compulsory modules, choose 1 option module, and undertake a project in data science.
Year 1 compulsory modules:
Fundamentals of Computing;
Introduction to Software Development .
Year 2 compulsory modules:
Big Data Analytics using R;
Data Science Techniques and Applications .
Information and Network Security .
MSc Data Science project.
Assessment is via coursework assignments, written examinations and the project proposal and final report.
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