This new degree prepares you for a successful career within the growing Data Science discipline; providing a combination of computing and data analysis skills needed to extract insights from complex set of data. This course prepares students for a successful career as a data scientist with a strong theoretical and professionally oriented computer science background. Studies start by building the foundational skills within computer science, such as algorithmic thinking and programming. Then students develop the specialist data scientist skills needed for the extraction of actionable insight from complex data collections. Students gain specialist skills in data acquisition, data analysis, knowledge extraction and explanation, which are all in high demand across many sectors benefiting from IT technologies, such as health, ‘smart cities’ or the creative industries. This degree is suitable for those who would like to develop creative computational solutions to contribute towards the data-intensive transformation that is reshaping the way our society operates.