University of Hertfordshire

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Data Science

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University of Hertfordshire

This Bachelor of Science (Honours) Data Science aims to provide students with a comprehensive grounding in the knowledge and expertise expected of data engineers and data scientists. The curriculum is designed such that students are provided with a thorough exposure to the fundamental mathematical, statistical, and algorithmic principles underpinning data science.

This practical Data Science Degree provides students with current industry-standard software and hardware platforms and develop a competence in communicating technical findings to various stakeholders. Students will learn about the underlying tech in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, specialised programming languages used for machine learning and AI, and code their own blockchain using high-level programming language. Students will also develop the ability to approach problem-solving activities using mathematical and statistical insight, identify the most appropriate technical solutions using software and hardware and critically assess solution outcomes.

Course Highlights

Specialise in Programming Languages

Learn fundamental and advanced programming skills, focusing on languages like Python and R, using tools such as Anaconda and Spyder.

Coding a Blockchain

Understand the tech behind blockchains and cryptocurrencies and code your own blockchain.

Direct Entry to Year 2

Stand to enjoy module exemptions and possible completion of a UK honours degree in 16 months, with a relevant polytechnic or private diploma qualification.

Potential Career Opportunities

Graduates may choose to pursue a future (but not limited to) in these departments/industries:

Banking & Financial Services
Business Development & Consultancy
Data Analysis
Market Research

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University of Hertfordshire
Bachelor of Science (Honours) Data Science
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