London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Course Introduction

The MSc Data Science provides training in data science methods, emphasizing statistical perspectives. You will receive a thorough grounding in theory, much of it at a high mathematical level, as well as learn technical and practical skills of data science, enabling you to apply advanced methods of data science and statistics to investigate real world questions.

Additional optional

modules range from Distributed Computing for Big

Data and Statistical Computing, to Financial Statistics and

Probabilistic Methods in Risk Management and Insurance.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £26,448 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £25,944 Home Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Minimum entry requirement: 2:1 degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline, including a substantial amount of mathematics (see entry requirements)
  • English requirement: Standard (see English requirements)