Master of Science in Data Science

Institute of Technology, Carlow (CW-SRSDS-M)
Key Programme Details
Award

Master of Science

NFQ Level

9 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Classroom - Daytime, Classroom - Evening

Mode

Part-Time

ECTS Credits

90

Skills Area

Information/Communications Technology

General Information
Contact

Olivia Harvey

Email

springboard@itcarlow.ie

Phone

0599175280

Address

Institute of Technology Carlow
Kilkenny Road
Carlow

Role

Springboard Administrator

Important Dates
Application Deadline

25/08/2017

Start Date

11/09/2017

About this Course

The Master of Science in Data Science provides students with a thorough grounding in the analysis and use of large data sets, together with experience of conducting a development project, preparing graduates for responsible positions in the Data Science, Big Data and IT industries. As well as studying a range of taught courses reflecting the state-of-the-art and the expertise of our internationally respected academic staff, students will undertake a significant programming team project, and develop their own skills in creating a project proposal and in conducting a data science project.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have obtained either a second class honours level 8 primary degree (or equivalent) in computer science or mathematical sciences or a second class honours level 8 primary degree (or equivalent) with a strong numerate content (e.g. engineering, finance, physics, biosciences or economics). In such cases the programme team must be satisfied that the numerate content is sufficient for entry to the programme and that applicants have an aggregate grade of a 2H2 in appropriate modules.

Applicants who do not meet the above standard entry requirements will also be considered if they have an undergraduate degree (at Level 7 or Level 8) and a minimum of 5 years verifiable relevant industrial experience. Applicants who do not have a primary degree will only be considered with a minimum of 10 years verifiable relevant industrial experience.

All applicants will be considered on a case by case basis. Lifelong Learning
reserves the right to require applicants to attend for an interview to determine
their suitability for the programme.

Long Description

The Master of Science in Data Science provides students with a thorough grounding in the analysis and use of large data sets, together with experience of conducting a development project, preparing graduates for responsible positions in the Data Science, Big Data and IT industries. As well as studying a range of taught courses reflecting the state-of-the-art and the expertise of our internationally respected academic staff, students will undertake a significant programming team project, and develop their own skills in creating a project proposal and in conducting a data science project.

Why Choose This Course

As well as studying a range of taught courses reflecting the state-of-the-art and
the expertise of our internationally respected academic staff, students will undertake a significant programming team project, and develop their own skills in creating a project proposal and in conducting a data science project.

Timetable Info

Two days and two evenings per week

Delivery Location

Institute of Technology Carlow
Kilkenny Road
Carlow

Delivery Notes

In class

Admissions Contact Details
Instructor

Olivia Harvey

Address

Faculty for Lifelong Learning
Institute of Technology Carlow
Kilkenny Rd
Carlow

Phone

0599175280

Email

springboard@itcarlow.ie

Application Procedures

Apply online www.springboardcourses.ie