The Data Lab MSc

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What does this involve?

The Data Lab MSc (Master of Science) is a collaborative programme between The Data Lab and 12 Scottish universities. It facilitates industry involvement and collaboration and provides full funding and resources for students.

Data Science is booming and companies are desperately looking for smart data scientists. So if you learn data science now, then for the next decade, you will have a profession that’s in great demand.

Learning data science allows you to understand and creatively solve a range of business and social problems. This makes you suitable for a variety of roles in a broad range of Scottish industry sectors, such as digital technologies, energy and utilities, financial services, public sector, healthcare and urban planning, among many others.

The Data Lab MSc (Master of Science) differs from other academic courses as it focuses on applying academic knowledge to the world of industry and developing the non-technical skills that are essential to becoming a data scientist. The programme allows you to take the skills you learn in the classroom to solve real-life organisational problems and challenges.

It's a great way to start your journey to become a data scientist or data engineer.

Am I eligible?

Please visit the programme website for full eligibility criteria.

What does this cost?

This is a free service - full funding is provided.

Who is this for?

Anyone interested in pursuing a career in Data Science and looking to study at the masters level.

How long does this take?

Most courses run for 12 months, but this can vary. Please check The Data Lab website for details.

Next steps

Please submit an enquiry and an adviser will be in touch to discuss your needs.

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