MSc Data Science (Applied Urban Analytics) / Overview
Year of entry: 2022
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Science (MSc)
- 1 year (full-time)
- Entry requirements
High 2:1 honours degree (or overseas equivalent)
For this pathway, we would expect applicants to evidence an interest and/or experience in topics related to urban analysis. Examples are:
- Working experience in urban-themed topics (e.g. data analyses for spatial phenomena, public policies or real estate market analysis)
- Experience in working in spatial or GIS-based data analysis
- Evidence of training in urban-themed methods or topics (e.g. GIS).
In your application, you should demonstrate aptitude, knowledge and/or interest in three areas:
- data analytics and/or statistics;
- computational subjects; and
- pathway specific requirements.
These can be demonstrated by course units taken at undergraduate level and high school level, or professional experience.
Please see our application and selection page for more detailed information.
- How to apply
- Apply online
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- Absorb and focus on data, and what data science can do.
- Develop your teamworking skills, and actively study as part of a dynamic group.
- Be inspired by what the interdisciplinary course, drawing on five different disciplines, can provide.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2022, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): £15,000
International, including EU, students (per annum): £27,500
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
We offer a number of postgraduate taught scholarships and merit awards to outstanding applicants and international students, such as the Manchester Humanities International Excellence Scholarship for entry 2022. For more information, please see our scholarship webpage.
In addition, the Manchester Alumni Scholarship Scheme offers a £3,000 reduction in tuition fees to University of Manchester alumni who achieved a first-class bachelor's degree within the last three years and are progressing to a postgraduate taught master's course.
For more information, see Fees and funding or search the University's postgraduate funding database .
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