NEW COURSE Data Science DC123
Course Title: BSc in Data Science
CAO Code: DC123
The BSc in Data Science, the first of its kind in Ireland, is aimed at students who are interested a career in Big Data, data analytics and related data science roles. ‘Data Science’ is the study of information – where it comes from, what it tells us and how to turn it into a resource for business, government and social strategies.
The course will introduce students to the major concepts in data analytics, data management, data processing, modelling, visualisation and communication.
This is a new, innovative degree programme designed to produce more graduates with the skill-sets necessary to fill the ICT skills gap and meet the demands of employers both at home and abroad. This programme will foster the 21st century skills espoused by DCU's Generation 21 initiative.
This is the course if you are a curious investigator, a story-teller, and a problem-solver. No prior computing experience is needed, we will take you from novice to programming expert.
Data Analysis is applied in areas such as customer insight, financial analysis, health and well being, media, sports and government. A key feature of the Data scientist is her or his flexibility: the core skills are in international demand, and highly transferable.
Data Science is also a key area of research interest, especially in the future of computer science and statistics. This includes areas such as Big Data analysis, high precision personalisation, and the ethical future of Big Data.
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