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Department of Computer Science Programme Catalogue 2022/23

TSXX-AFM06: MSc Data Science and Statistics

Leading to the award of:

Mode of Attendance: Full-time

[Page last updated: 02 August 2022]

Assessment Regulations
Applicable assessment regulations:
Applicable NFAAR appendices:
Appendix 11
Approved exemptions:
DAPS and exit awards:
TSXX-AFL06: PG Dip Data Science and Statistics
TSXX-AFC06: PG Cert Data Science and Statistics
Programme progression requirement:
Total taught and dissertation/project credits:
Taught credits: 60; Project credits: 30

Please consult your programme handbook or contact your Director of Studies for further information on assessment regulations

Year 1

Academic Year: Taught Units

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
ECTS Credits
CM50266 Applied data science 12 Credits

Semester 1: Taught Units

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
ECTS Credits
CM50264 Machine learning 1 6 Credits
CM50267 Software technologies for data science 12 Credits
XX50215 Statistics for data science 6 Credits

Semester 2: Taught Units

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
ECTS Credits
MA50258 Applied statistics 6 Credits
MA50259 Statistical design of investigations 6 Credits
MA50260 Statistical modelling 6 Credits
MA50261 Research project preparation 6 Credits

Dissertation Period: Project/Dissertation Units

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
ECTS Credits
MA50262 Dissertation 30 Credits


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