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Undergraduate BSC BACHELOR OF DATA SCIENCE

Qualification: BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE
Award Type and NFQ Level: UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE (8)
Course code: DSCI
CAO/PAC code: MH207
Points: 434
QQI: No
Closing date: 01 July 2020
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  • Data Science is the science of collating, managing, analysing, visualising and understanding data. It is key to unlocking the hidden wisdom that is stored in the vast amounts of data available in today’s world.
  • Data Science students study statistics, computer science and mathematics and crucially will learn to appreciate the overlap between eliciting valuable information from data through statistical reasoning and managing databases via complex manipulations.

Why choose this degree?

  • If you want to play a central role in solving the world’s critical problems through data, or play an influential role in developing the next generation of Artificial Intelligence then this degree programme is for you.
  • By choosing this degree you will become equipped with tools to collect and manage large volumes of raw data, to develop statistical models and understand their mathematical underpinnings, and to unlock valuable information stored within local, national and global datasets. In other words, you will become exceedingly data literate!
  • Data literacy is one of the most highly sought after skills by employers in today’s data driven world, be it in business, science, health or social sciences. This degree programme will make you extremely attractive to employers and give you the power to make the world a better place through channelling your analytical skills to solving global problems such as climate change, developing new drugs or eliminating world hunger.
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