Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway, University of London

Data Science and Analytics

This degree, offered by the Department of Computer Science, will teach you both the foundational aspects and the practical skills that prepare you for handling and analysing different types of data in different fields, thus responding to the needs of a huge variety of companies and organisations, from retailers such as Tesco or Amazon, to manufacturers like BMW, to health-care providers, and to public administration.

Entry requirements

UK Upper 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1) or equivalent in Computer Science, Economics, Mathematics, Physics, or other subjects that include a strong element of both mathematics and computing. Relevant professional qualifications and relevant experience in an associated area. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall and minimum of 5.5 in each subscore.

Course modules

You will take taught modules during term 1 (October to December) and term 2 (January to March). Examinations are held in May. You then take an industrial placement, after which you come back for your project/dissertation (12 weeks).

Assessment methods

Assessment is carried out by a variety of methods including coursework and a dissertation. The placement is assessed as part of your degree.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Royal Holloway Egham TW20 0EX South East

Key information

Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
01784 443432