IBM estimates that 90% of all data in the world today has been created in the past two years. As data becomes the new raw material of business the role of data scientist is becoming increasingly important. Whether it is predicting consumer behaviour, extracting information from medical images, uncovering hidden stock market indicators or studying human genetic structure, data science is inspiring change around the world. BSc (Hons) Data Science course will develop in you strong mathematical, statistical, computational and programming skills. It focuses on the creation and application of powerful new methods for collecting, organising, analysing and making discoveries from large-scale data. In addition to this core knowledge you will develop expertise in specialist areas including machine learning, data mining and artificial intelligence. You will also be able to concentrate on project based learning and problem solving in one or more of the following areas: finance, mathematics and computer science. The course follows three years of study, with an optional year in industry after your second year.