Data Science is the science of collating, managing, analysing, visualising and understanding data. It is key to unlocking the hidden wisdom that is stored in the vast amounts of data available in today’s world.
Mature students are 23 years or older by 1st January in the year of entry to the University. For part-time degrees the mature age is 21. Admission is based on your application, science test and/or interview.
O1/H5 Leaving Certificate Mathematics or equivalent is required. Apply to the CAO by February 1st 2021. Late applications from mature students may be accepted after this date - consult the Undergraduate Studies website for updates.
Application may not be made to the CAO after May 1st 2021. Mature students must complete the CAO section for mature applicants fully, indicating clearly past or current studies, and outlining educational goals and objectives. Applicants are assessed on the basis of the information provided on their CAO application form. All questions should be answered in full.
You need to complete 445 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/study-maynooth/undergraduate-studies/courses/bsc-bachelor-data-science
Employment opportunities across a wide range of fields (science, health, business etc) will be abundant for graduates of this degree programme. Graduates with Data Science skills are in short supply and the skill set is in high demand. There will be a wide range of opportunities open to graduates from this programme.