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About

Students of the Data Science program from Maynooth University study statistics, computer science and mathematics and crucially will learn to appreciate the overlap between eliciting valuable information from data through statistical reasoning and managing databases via complex manipulations.

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Overview

This year all the places for this programme were filled, but the intake for 2022 is open.

If you want to play a central role in solving the world’s critical problems through data, or play an influential role in developing the next generation of Artificial Intelligence then this degree programme is for you.

By choosing this degree you will become equipped with tools to collect and manage large volumes of raw data, to develop statistical models and understand their mathematical underpinnings, and to unlock valuable information stored within local, national and global datasets. In other words, you will become exceedingly data literate!

Data literacy is one of the most highly sought after skills by employers in today’s data driven world, be it in business, science, health or social sciences. This Data Science program from Maynooth University will make you extremely attractive to employers and give you the power to make the world a better place through channelling your analytical skills to solving global problems such as climate change, developing new drugs or eliminating world hunger.

Career

Employment opportunities across a wide range of fields (science, health, business etc) will be abundant for graduates of this degree programme. Graduates with Data Science skills are in short supply and the skill set is in high demand. There will be a wide range of opportunities open to graduates from this programme.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Algorithms & Data Structures 
  • Databases
  • Operating Systems, Communications and Concurrency
  • Computer Systems
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus
  • Linear Algebra 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

240 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The minimum standard in order to be eligible for consideration for admission is specified for Level 8 in each country section (see EU & EFTA Qualifications link above). In all cases proof of English proficiency is required. In addition there are specific subject requirements for most courses 
  • Only subjects which are normally recognised for purposes of admission to Irish Higher Education Institutions will be considered. In general, vocational subjects will not be considered for Level 8 courses.

Living costs for Maynooth

650 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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