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Department of Computer Science, Programme Catalogue 2020/21


TSXX-AFM06: MSc Data Science and Statistics

Leading to the award of MASTER OF SCIENCE IN DATA SCIENCE AND STATISTICS

Mode of attendance: Full-time

[Page last updated: 10 August 2020]

Year 1

Follow this link for further information on the NFAAR NFAAR-PGT assessment regulations:
  • This programme has the following designated alternative programmes (DAPs):
  • Assessment Regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Programme progression requirement: 50%
  • Taught credits: 60; Dissertation/Project credits: 30


Academic Year: Taught Units

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
CM50266 Applied data science 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Taught Units

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
CM50264 Machine learning 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CM50267 Software technologies for data science 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits
XX50215 Statistics for data science 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Taught Units

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
MA50258 Applied statistics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MA50259 Statistical design of investigations 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MA50260 Statistical modelling 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MA50261 Research project preparation 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Dissertation Period: Project/Dissertation Units

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
MA50262 Dissertation 30 credits       [equivalent to 60 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.