Postgraduate study

Data Science

Find out more and register for the Data Science, Technology & Innovation session at the Online Learning Open Day on 31 May 2017.

About this session


Start time End time Session title
12:00 13:00 MSc Data Science, Technology & Innovation
Host: Professor Dave Robertson, Programme Director

Format: A PowerPoint presentation followed by a question-and-answer session with Professor Robertson (text-based questions and mix of verbal and text-based answers)


The aim of this unique modular online distance learning programme is to enhance existing career paths with an additional dimension in data science thus allowing different points of entry into the world of data science (across sciences, medicine, arts and humanities). This programme provides a deeper knowledge through domain experience as well as through instruction in technology, concentrating on active uses of data research.

Students will develop a strong knowledge foundation of specific disciplines as well as direction in technology, concentrating on the practical application of data research in the real world.

You can study to Masters, Postgraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Certificate, or Postgraduate Professional Development level; a Masters with a Medical Informatics Specialism is also available.

Student services and admissions sessions

You may also be interested in joining some of our general student services and admissions sessions.

Start time End time Session title
09:00 10:00 Online distance learning: what is it like to study online? 
09:30 10:30 Careers Service: support for postgraduates (repeated at 17:00)
10:00 11:00 How to pay your tuition fees
11:00 12:00 Ask our students panel session
12:00 12:30 English Language Education – supporting international students
13:00 14:00 Applying: how to make an effective postgraduate application
15:00 16:00 Admissions: applying to the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
17:00 18:00 Careers Service: support for postgraduates (repeat of 09:30 session)
18:00 19:00 Ask our students panel session


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