5 reasons to study Data Science

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  1. Graduate with a globally validated SAS Joint Certificate
    The SAS Joint Certificate programme is designed to assist universities in preparing students to work in a data-rich business environment. It documents students’ ability to use SAS software to solve real-world business problems. The Certificate gives you a competitive edge when applying for jobs and demonstrates you have shown excellence in using and applying SAS technologies; a desirable employability skill.

  2. Learn cutting-edge techniques and methodologies
    All of our modules are designed to give you first-rate skills ready for the workplace. You will use industry-led software to develop your technical expertise and enhance your analytical knowledge to solve real-world problems.

  3. Gain industry support from leading professionals and active researchers
    During your individual research project, you will have the opportunity to work closely with a range of local employers across a variety of industries, including the ONS Data Science Camps. This means you will be able to start establishing links and forming relationships before you graduate. With this support, your studies will remain at the forefront of emerging technologies and techniques. 

  4. The career possibilities are endless
    Did you know nearly every organisation has a data science or data analyst department? There is a significant number of careers open to those trained in the area of data science, whether that’s as a data scientist, statistic officer, business analyst, predictive modeller or computer programmer, these jobs will continue to grow and be in demand as organisations are required to adapt to improving technologies.

  5. Flexibility
    The flexibility of the MSc Data Science means it is available to study full-time, part-time or as part of CPD. If you’re already working in the industry, you can apply to study per module and top-up your current knowledge and practical skills.