The course is practical in nature, providing you with knowledge of the way data science can solve real problems and facilitate business decisions based on evidence. It also incorporates work placement in an IT company which will significantly improve your skills and enhance your employability. Due to the shortage of suitably qualified data science professionals in Ireland and internationally, this degree offers exceptional job prospects for graduates.
As a graduate of this course you will be able to:
A Levels: CCC (Or Mix of CC and A/S Levels) and Students Must have a B in Maths in their O levels
IB: 28 Points including 4 in Maths and 4 in English
American High School: High School Diploma with a minimum GPA of 3.2 plus:
- SAT 1 Score of 1800+ or ACT composite score of 26 and above AND
- 2-3 Advanced Placement Examinations in relevant subjects with grade 3 and above or 2-3 SAT Subject tests in relevant subjects with minimum score of 600
IELTS requirement – 5.5
1 Intake per Year:
Global demand for combined statistical and computing expertise outstrips supply. For graduates in Data Science this shortage presents opportunities to forge careers in a critical area
By 2020, it is estimated that there will be a demand for 21,000 additional professionals with high-level data science skills in Ireland.
Graduates from the BSc (Honours) in Data Science will complete a six-month work placement in industry and on graduation can go on to work with a variety of organisations including multinationals, financial services and professional services companies such as Microsoft, KBC, AIB, Eir, Irish Life. Related data science roles include data scientist, business intelligence analyst, customer insight lead, risk analyst, knowledge engineer, and data programmer.