PG Industrial Placement (Data Science) (900G1)

180 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

All year

This is an industrial placement module which involves spending 40 weeks (minimum) in the employment of a company. It is incorporated as part of a (360 credit) Masters degree course to provide industrial experience and broaden student learning.


100%: Seminar


20%: Practical (Presentation)
80%: Written assessment (Report)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 1800 hours of work. This breaks down into about 5 hours of contact time and about 1795 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2023/24. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.