Coventry University

Coventry University

Data Science and Computational Intelligence

This course has been designed to provide an industry relevant programme that meets the needs of individuals wishing to pursue a research and development career in data science and computational intelligence. Students will acquire knowledge, skills and expertise required for the analysis, interpretation and visualisation of complex, high-volume, high-dimensional and structured/unstructured data from varying sources. The programme will be delivered through activity-led and problem-based learning in the context of current research or industrial consultancy projects conducted by the academics teaching on the course. Students will explore cutting edge research topics and technologies in order to maximise their professional career prospects. The course has a carefully designed set of options that allows the individual to customise their programme of study according to their preferences, strengths and future plans.

Entry requirements

A minimum of upper second class honours degree in Computer science, Mathematics or other relevant area. Students whose first language is not English IELTS 6.5. Alternatively, students may be admitted with IELTS 6.0 subject to successfully completing a compulsory five week pre-sessional English course, operated by Coventry University, before joining their master�s programme.

Course modules

Core modules: Artificial neural networks (15 credits); machine learning and data mining (15 credits); fuzzy logic and evolutionary computing (15 credits); intelligent information retrieval (15 credits); business intelligence and big data processing (15 credits); cloud computing and distributed technologies (15 credits); project dissertation (60 credits). Optional modules: IT project management (15 credits); internet systems development (15 credits); open systems application development (15 credits).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,473 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 11,453 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Coventry University Coventry CV1 5FB West Midlands

Key information

Recruitment and Admissions Office (UK Student Enquiries)
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