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

Applicants will normally be expected to possess a minimum of upper 2nd Class Honours degree in computer science, mathematics or other relevant area. Students whose 1st language is not English should have achieved a minimum English language standard of IELTS 6.5. Alternatively, students may be admitted with IELTS 6.0 subject to successfully completing a compulsory 5 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).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,930 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,930 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,068 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,930 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,930 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,930 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,930 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,930 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 12,068 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,930 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,930 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,930 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

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

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Postgraduate Overseas and European Student Enquiries
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024 7615 2152