MSc Data Science (Mathematics) / Overview
Year of entry: 2023
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Science (MSc)
- 1 year
- Entry requirements
High 2:1 honours degree (or overseas equivalent)
You are expected to have an undergraduate degree with a substantial amount of mathematics including Probability and Statistics, Calculus or Mathematical Analysis, and Linear Algebra.
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 team-working skills, and actively study as part of a dynamic group.
- Be inspired by what the interdisciplinary course, drawing on five different disciplines, can provide.
The University holds regular open days, where you will have the opportunity to find out more about our facilities and courses.
On this day, you will find out more about the School, our resources, and meet academic and admissions staff who will be able to answer any questions you have.
For more information, see open days and visits .
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2023, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): £15,500
International, including EU, students (per annum): £31,000
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 awards to outstanding applicants, such as the Manchester Humanities International Excellence Scholarship.
The Manchester Alumni Scholarship Scheme offers a £3,000 fee reduction to Manchester alumni who achieved a first-class bachelor's degree within the last three years and are progressing to postgraduate study.
For more information, see our Fees and funding page.
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