University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Data and Decision Analytics

This programme equips students with the ideal skill sets in mathematical modelling, statistical analysis, and computation to help make better decisions based on data. This prepares students to pursue a wide variety of career opportunities in commercial companies or the public sector. The summer project is a  highlight, with the option to bid for an external project. This work brings students into early contact with senior management and can offer opportunities for rapid career advancement.

Entry requirements

Master of Science - MSc (PG): A UK bachelor's degree with upper second-class honours or higher in a relevant discipline which must include some quantitative training, or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University.

Course modules

Compulsory modules include: Deterministic OR Methods for Data Scientists; Stochastic OR Methods for Data Scientists; Statistical Theory for Data Scientists; Statistical Computing for Data Scientists; Introduction to Python; Presenting Reports; Applied Statistical Modeling; Dissertation as three-month project. Optional modules include: Analytical Consultancy Skills; Multivariate Statistics for Data Mining; Forecasting; Financial Portfolio Theory; Survival Analysis; Bayesian Methods; Data Analytics; Data Visualisation.

Assessment methods

To include examinations, presentations, coursework assignments and a final dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Sponsorship and funding may be available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Science - MSc (PG) Full-time September 2019 18,104 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Master of Science - MSc (PG) Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
Master of Science - MSc (PG) Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
Master of Science - MSc (PG) Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
Master of Science - MSc (PG) Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
Master of Science - MSc (PG) Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
Master of Science - MSc (PG) Part-time September 2019 - 27 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site - Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Taught Admissions - Mathematics
Telephone number: 
02380597342