Data Science BSc
As the reach of technology continues to spread into new areas of life and work, the demand for technology-related skills grows. Among the new roles that have arisen is 'Data Scientist'. A Data Scientist is employed to analyse and interpret digital data, such as the interactions with a website, or purchase patterns, especially to assist business decision-making. In 2012, Harvard Business Review named data scientist the "sexiest job of the 21st century." More recently, Glassdoor named it the "best job of the year" for 2016.
Data Science is the application of statistical and analytical methods to extract insights and knowledge from data. This is usually done within a business context to support decision making. The skills that are required to work as a data scientist from the statistical and algebraic side of mathematics and from the programming and data management side of computer science with aspects of problem solving and the ability to work within different disciplines.
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Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
If you have completed the standard XII awarded by the CISCE/CBSE, or another recognised state exam board, with at least 75% overall, you may be considered for admission to a first year Bachelors degree. For many courses at the University of Leicester, you will need 80% overall or higher, along with higher individual marks of 85% in relevant subjects. If you are studying A-levels or the International Baccalaureate (IB) then you can begin from the first year of a Bachelors degree. Please see inidvidual course pages for entry requirements. If you have already completed the first year of an undergraduate degree at an Indian university, you may be considered for entry to the first or second year of a Bachelors degree if you have studied relevant subjects and/or modules. We also have progression arrangements with some partner institutions in India, which allow advance entry to certain University of Leicester courses. Please contact the International Office for further information. If you do not meet the entry requirements for one of our courses, you can apply for an International Foundation Year run by the Global Study Centre. The GSC provides academic support to help you progress to your chosen undergraduate degree at the University of Leicester.
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Bachelors/UG Degree
- Duration: 03 Year
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 9207 GBP
Application Fee: N/A
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