School of Computer Science

Module 06-32255 (2022)

Project - Data Science MSc

Level 4/M C

Hyung Jin Chang Semester 3 60 credits
Co-ordinator: Hyung Jin Chang
Reviewer: Hyung Jin Chang

The Module Description is a strict subset of this Syllabus Page.


This module enables the student to demonstrate professional competence in a substantial data science task and to apply material learned in other components of the degree programme. Projects are chosen from staff suggestions or are developed from the student's original idea. Projects may involve a co-supervisors from multiple disciplines, or be completed in industry under the lead supervision of an academic member of staff.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module, the student should be able to:

  • Carry out a substantial individual data science task, including appropriate background research, demonstrating a professional approach.
  • Work independently, prioritising different components of the work and managing a large project effectively
  • Present work undertaken both orally and in a formal project report, justifying decisions taken and evaluating outcomes


  • Written report (approximately 8,000-10,000 words) and project demonstration (100%)

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