B.Sc. On Campus

Data Science (with Foundation Year) (Hons)

Nottingham Trent University

48 months
15200 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Data Science (with Foundation Year) (Hons) degrees from Nottingham Trent University, are current and relevant to the needs of business. Our close links with industry means that, if you wish, you’ll have the opportunity to take up job placements with some of the world’s leading companies.


Mathematics, science and engineering – they’re the building blocks you’ll focus during your foundation year, preparing you to move onto BSc (Hons) Data Science in your second year.

You’ll take part in a series of individual and group projects alongside your modules. It’s a hands-on way of learning that will develop your problem solving and creative thinking skills and helps to build other transferable skills such as team-working.

If you find data science isn’t for you, we can support you to move into one of our other mathematics or engineering courses at the end of your foundation year.

Careers and employability

This Data Science (with Foundation Year) (Hons) course from Nottingham Trent University prepares you for a wide range of career opportunities both inside and outside mathematics. It’ll help you to develop numerical, analytical and computational skills which are greatly respected by employers. 

You’ll also gain essential, transferable skills including report communication, team working and problem solving. Our graduates have gone on to work for companies and in roles such as:

  • Nomura – international technology analyst
  • Bradford and Bingley – portfolio officer
  • Shell International Trading and Shipping – finance administrator
  • Brackman Chopra LLP – trainee accountant
  • Caisson Investment Management – investment analyst
  • Chase Evans – accounts payable officer
  • Drop Test Kits – product technician
  • FDM – trainee software test analyst
  • Interoute – graduate accounts assistant (Commissions)
  • Oegen – junior programmer / project manager.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Mathematics
  • Intermediate Mathematics
  • Foundation Science
  • Foundation Engineering
  • Practical and Professional Skills

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Whilst the University welcomes applications after the January deadline, we will only be able to make offers if places are still available.


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 56 UCAS tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent; or
  • BTEC Extended Diploma – MPP; and
  • GCSEs – Maths grade B/6 and English C/4.
  • We consider equivalent qualifications and combinations, please see UCAS course search for details and use our calculator to help you work out how many UCAS points your qualifications relate to.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15200 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15200 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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