MSc Data Science (Applied Urban Analytics)

Year of entry: 2023

Course unit details:
Applying Data Science

Course unit fact file
Unit code DATA70202
Credit rating 15
Unit level FHEQ level 7 – master's degree or fourth year of an integrated master's degree
Teaching period(s) Semester 2
Offered by
Available as a free choice unit? No


The module will be centre on delivering a project with the industry partner. Students will have a series of surgery sessions to receive support from lecturers on their work. They will also receive presentations from data professional who will also set them data problems to be solved in class.


  • develop an understanding of the work in data analytics in practice
  • introduce students to the work in data analytics in the professional environment
  • promote student engagement with external industry partners
  • develop a set of competences in project management, communication and team work

Learning outcomes

Students should be able to:

•           Describe the critical issues of working with an organisation solving a problem involving data analytics

•           Describe and apply methods and processes of project management when data is a key project component

•           Develop methods of communication of data driven reports

•           Develop competences in multidisciplinary team work

•           Manage the task of solving the problem and delivering solutions using scientific knowledge, initiative and skills.

•           Report and develop presentation skills

•           Communicate with partners and create project specifications

•           Collaborate in team work and cross-disciplinary work

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Teaching staff

Staff member Role
Nuno Pinto Unit coordinator

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