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Liverpool John Moores University

Data Science

New to LJMU, this cutting edge programme aims to train scientists, engineers and mathematicians in the new field of Data Science. It combines lectures, hands-on practical experience and an extended research project, delivered by experts from two university departments.

Study a ground-breaking curriculum linked to industry needs; Use industry standard tools and methodologies; Undertake an extended project using real world data science problems; Learn from academics who are world-leading researchers; Use the programme as a basis for PhD study.

Entry requirements

MSc: You will need an Honours degree (minimum 2:2) in a numerate, scientific or computer-based subject. In addition you will need an A level, or equivalent, in Mathematics at Grade C or more.

Industry experience: Please contact the Faculty Admissions team for more details.

Course modules

Subject to availability, the following modules will be offered on this programme.


Introduction to Data Analytics; Statistical Methods; Data Mining; Big Data Computing; Big Data Analysis; Research Methods; Research Dissertation.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed via a combination of exams, coursework and an extended report based on your dissertation project.

?We recognise that all students perform differently depending on how they are assessed, which is why we use a combination of exam and coursework assessment methods for each module. Typically 50% of your mark comes from coursework and 50% from an exam, although some modules may be assessed entirely by coursework done in the computer lab.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 14,450 (Year 1) International 1 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 7,050 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,450 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,800 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years

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