Whether you have a background in social sciences, arts and humanities or any other discipline without data science at its core, this programme provides a range of options for you.
Develop an advanced and systematic understanding of the complexity of data.
Explore the application of quantitative and computational methods to cultural data.
Gain the skills needed to apply new computational methods to inform policy and business decisions and examine social phenomena.
Gain the key skills and knowledge needed to address the challenges of utilising the streams of data produced in modern industry, science and government.
Gain quantitative skills in bioinformatics and modelling in molecular biology.
I really enjoyed having the opportunity to learn to code, and apply those skills not just to statistics but also my previous interests (Classics). I really enjoyed the Digital Humanities seminar too - the whole course certainly expanded my intellectual horizons.
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