Imperial College London
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This degree offers multiple pathways to meet the needs of students with multiple backgrounds -- both students just starting a career in data science, and those already working in roles such as senior data analysts, bioinformatics scientists, statisticians, and data scientists.
Graduates are likely to pursue roles as data scientists, machine learning engineers, natural language processing engineers, data engineers, bioinformatics or health data scientists, AI engineers, or software engineers. Possibilities extend beyond this list, however, as machine learning is slowly becoming indispensable in other fields, such as journalism or tourism.
This is a rigorous programme: applicants are expected to have a quantitative undergraduate degree in a subject like computer science, math, statistics, economics, or physics.
Master’s level study is a progression from undergraduate work and is usually more specialised, interdisciplinary, or orientated to a specific profession. It is more intellectually demanding and challenging than undergraduate study. Students sometimes fail to appreciate the intense and demanding nature of Master's level programmes. There is no gradual introduction – the pace is fierce from the outset and it does not subside until the end. This requires a commitment to a sustained period of intensive work right from the start. In addition:
For this reason the College requires a high academic standard of those seeking admission. International students, in particular, should also recognise the need to be proficient in English at the start of the programme, hence the College's English language requirement.
Due to the circumstances of COVID-19, it was decided to delay the launch of the programme until October 2021.
Applications are expected to reopen this Fall 2020.
We aim to review applications in detail once all information has been submitted. The process takes 6-8 weeks.
All documentation-including references and proof of English language proficiency-are mandatory. We are unable to make a decision on your application if we have not received your references or other supporting information related to qualifications or english language requirements, so it is important this information and documents are submitted in a timely manner via the Imperial College online system.
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At a total cost of £28,000 for a top master's degree, the MSc in Data Science and Machine Learning costs less than most of the traditional on-campus alternatives and much less than other top online programmes for international (non UK/European) students. Students can keep their commitments while earning the degree, studying online on their own schedule.
Tuition fees are the same for all students (UK/EU and overseas).
Students are encouraged to seek tuition reimbursement through their employer. We recommend that you speak with your manager or HR department to see what’s available to you as an employee.
A 10% deposit is required once you accept the offer to study, within 30 days of receiving the invoice. You will then be invoiced and required to pay the remainder of the year 1 fees at the start of the academic year in October. You will be invoiced and require to pay the year 2 fees at the start of the following academic year in October.
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