Edinburgh Napier University / Southpoint Education International

MSc Data Science

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Edinburgh Napier University (ENU) holds the prestigious No. 1 ranking in the UK for value-added education (The Guardian). It has also been awarded the highest possible rating of 5 stars for Teaching, Employability, and Internationalisation by the QS World University Rankings 2024. Since 2012, Southpoint Education International has been the exclusive regional recruitment representative of the university. All degrees are exclusively awarded by Edinburgh Napier University.

The University offers industry-informed courses that expertly balance theory and practice, ensuring graduates are well-equipped for success in today’s competitive global job market. ENU has a renowned international reputation for the employability of its graduates.


Provide students with a balance of technical, analytical and business skills related to data science.

Engage students in the practical application of their developing knowledge and skills in data science to data-related problems in their organisation.

Provide students with the opportunity to plan and conduct a structured work-based learning activity and a dissertation related to data science.

Course Information

The MSc Data Science comprises four modules and a dissertation to a timescale that matches your requirements but can be completed in 24-33 months minimum/4 years max.

The University has adopted “the Information Society” as one of three encompassing themes that provide a strategic context for cross-University activity and interdisciplinary research in areas of strength and external relevance.

The MSc Data Science Programme is key to expanding both research and teaching in the Information Society theme around using big data, analytics, and visualisation to shape the digital future, where the creation, distribution, use, integration and manipulation of data is a significant economic, political and cultural activity.

The areas of Data Science and associated technologies are in high demand both in the commercial and public sectors and there is thus a shortage of professionals that have the required range of Data Science understandings and skills. This programme addresses this shortage.

This programme is appropriate for you if you are working in a data-related role within your organisation, whether in a technical, software or business context and you want to enhance your skills and understanding of contemporary data analysis tools and techniques.

Data science is a major growth area within both the commercial and public sectors. The programme will enable practitioners with a background in business, quantitative science, or computing to develop into effective data scientists with the business understandings and analytical, statistical and computing skills to contribute to this vital field.

Edinburgh Napier University has excellent research and knowledge transfer links with many local, national and international organisations in data science related areas. The programme that focuses on the particular requirements of your organisation and your own professional development needs in the area of Data Science.

The modules you will complete over the MSc Data Science course are:

Data Driven Decision Making

20 Credits

Data Analytics

20 Credits

Data Wrangling

20 Credits

Advanced Professional Practice (over 3 Trimesters)

60 Credits

MSc Dissertation

60 Credits

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