University of East Anglia UEA

University of East Anglia UEA

Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

The course has both theoretical and practical elements and students will get hands on experience on commercial data mining and statistical software. Students will have the opportunity to participate on commercial data mining projects as part of their assessment, gaining experience on all the stages of the KDD process.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 2.1 Honours degree in computer science or a cognate subject, or equivalent qualifications and experience. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose 1st language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all 4 components.

Course modules

On this course you will take compulsory modules in research techniques, data mining, statistics and artificial intelligence as well as two optional modules from a range, which may include applications programming, database manipulation, information retrieval and NLP, or a research topic.

Assessment methods

Assessment will be conducted using a variety of formats including essays, project reports, presentations, and examinations.

Sponsorship information

UEA offers a limited number of scholarships for International students of up to 50 per cent of the value of tuition fees; these awards are based on academic merit.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,900 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of East Anglia Norwich NR4 7TJ East of England

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01603 591515