Data Science

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Ranking

Top 200 universities in the world in Computer Science and Information Systems (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2017)

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Undergraduate Prospectus

Ranking

Top 200 universities in the world in Computer Science and Information Systems (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2017)

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International Prospectus

Qualifications

Overview

Organisations increasingly need to process large volumes of digital data, from personal medical histories, to socio-economic statistics, to internet trends. Data scientists are one of the newest professions to come from this demand for effective storage, maintenance and use of 'big data'. Graduates with modern technical knowledge of computing systems and statistical simulation are needed to process information in a range of industries.

Data Science combines mathematics with technology innovation and practical results. You will study at the forefront of modern practices and issues in the digital world, including ethics and security of data, strategy development and statistical programming.

With such a wide range of industry applications and career opportunities, Data Science has been identified as one of the most essential and employable skills of the twenty-first century.

Contact us

School of Mathematics and Statistics

Phone +64 3 369 2233
Email engdegreeadvice@canterbury.ac.nz

Location
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Postal address
College of Engineering | Te Rāngai Pūkaha
University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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