Data Science

Data scientists combine techniques from many fields—including mathematics, statistics, computer science, physics and machine learning—to build algorithms, design applications, and use data-driven insights to inform critical decision-making.

In this major you'll learn how to apply cutting-edge data analysis techniques—such as machine and deep learning—to large sets of data, equipping you to help solve problems across health, education, science, engineering and business.

Data science is a rapidly growing field. As a data scientist you’ll turn data into highly valuable information to meet particular customer or business needs, and present your results in an engaging, useable form. Your possible roles could include: data analyst, data miner, business intelligence analyst or spatial data scientist.

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Last updated: 09 Jul 2019