University of East London

Course Introduction

This course is aimed at professionals who wish to enhance their knowledge of data'centric, evidence'based and analytical approaches within their chosen career through a combination of taught modules and doctoral research. The course takes a cross'disciplinary approach, making it suitable for professionals in a broad range of disciplines across many areas of employment. Our course leaders have a rich seam of research to draw upon and their expertise and experience will support you in your own doctoral research as you focus on pure or applied aspects of Data Science within your main discipline or area of employment. The doctoral research element will focus on pure or applied aspects of data science within your main discipline or area of employment. We teach our modules ' from theoretical concepts to practical techniques ' using open'source software tools. We will expect you to attain a high'quality, international standard of research and we will ensure you learn reflective and analytic approaches towards data which will empower you in your chosen profession.

Course Modules

Modules: Data ecology (core); applied research tools and techniques (core); research method for technologists (core); planning for doctoral research (core); work'based project review (core); advanced decision making ' predictive analytics and machine learning (option); spatial data analysis (option).

Start Date:

09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Professional Doctorate £8,340 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Professional Doctorate £12,850 Overseas Fees
6 years
Part Time
Professional Doctorate £1,390 Home Fees
6 years
Part Time
Professional Doctorate £2,142 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Minimum 2.1 Honours in physical science, electrical/electronic/communication engineering or humanities and social science related subject. We would normally expect you to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths. English language requirements: overall IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing, speaking, reading and listening (or recognised equivalent).