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BSc (Hons) Data Science & Artificial Intelligence

BSc (Hons) Data Science & Artificial IntelligenceProgramme Overview

  • Degree: Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (Awarded by University of Stirling)
  • Duration: 3 years (Full-time)
  • Location: BUV Campus, Ecopark, Hanoi
  • Timetable: Students’ timetable will be sent to BUV students’ emails prior to the commencement date of each semester

BSc (Hons) Data Science & Artificial Intelligence

Leverage cutting-edge technologies, such as Python and NoSQL

BSc (Hons) Data Science & Artificial Intelligence

Study a practical and innovative programme

BSc (Hons) Data Science & Artificial Intelligence

Become trailblazers in innovative technologies

BSc (Hons) Data Science & Artificial Intelligence

Acquire skills to excel in professional contexts

  • A programme about technology: The BSc. (Hons) Data Science and Artificial Intelligence is a taught bachelor’s degree which covers data science technology, advanced analytics and deep learning approaches, as well as utilising industrial and scientific applications with a hands-on approach.
  • A curriculum based on practicality: Students will develop an awareness of technological issues in professional settings, such as privacy, security, and communicating about technology with audiences from non-tech backgrounds. Students can expect to acquire competitive advantages and employment opportunities, thanks to the focus on practical in-demand expertise within the curriculum.
  • Learn to innovate systems and your own capabilities: Aside from core technologically scientific and computer-centric concepts, the programme also provides students with tools for personal innovation, such as problem solving, reflective and critical thinking, and the ability to identify opportunities.
  • Study technology to create technologies: Upon learning the fundamentals of using systems for data manipulation and analysis, students will then be able to apply the acquired skills and knowledge to develop new technologies and processes.
BSc (Hons) Data Science & Artificial IntelligenceCourse Structure
BSc (Hons) Data Science & Artificial Intelligence Year 1
BSc (Hons) Data Science & Artificial Intelligence Year 1

Introduction to Computing Science

Discrete Structures

Scripting for Data Science

Programming and User Interface Design

Introduction to Data Science

Practical Statistics

BSc (Hons) Data Science & Artificial Intelligence Year 2
BSc (Hons) Data Science & Artificial Intelligence Year 2

Database Principles and Applications

Introduction to Machine Learning

UX Design

NoSQL Databases and Data Warehousing

Natural Language Processing and Computer Vision

Data Strategy

BSc (Hons) Data Science & Artificial Intelligence Year 3
BSc (Hons) Data Science & Artificial Intelligence Year 3

Computing Science Project

Data Science Applications

Distributed Data Science Systems

Cyber Security

Artificial Intelligence

This module is intended for students who wish to acquire skills in computer programming and an understanding of the principles underlying computer systems and networks. It is compulsory for students entering degree programmes involving computer sciences, software engineering and information systems.
This module introduces students to two of the most popular technologies for creating a website: a structured information source, and a scripting language to present the content; as well as knowledge about the operation behind an online site.
The dissertation is a capstone project that runs through the whole of the senior year, which allows students to demonstrate their competence as an independent, critical and reflective computer professional, drawing on the skills they have developed throughout their degree programme.

For the dissertation, students will independently undertake the systematic development of a software application of their choice.
BSc (Hons) Data Science & Artificial Intelligence

Programme Outcomes

Problem-solving skills

Creative problem-solving skills to find the best applications for the technology and skills students have acquired.

Technical capabilities

An ability to develop technical solutions using a range of modern computing technologies including:
- Machine learning and data analytics tools
- Coding using Python and Java
- Large-scale computing over a cluster, SQL and NoSQL Databases

Technological communication

An ability to communicate complex technical ideas from both computing and data science to audiences with varied backgrounds. Students will need to be able to tell stories about customers, systems, data and business in a coherent way.

Adaptation

Confidence working with new technologies and in challenging business environments.

Technological sensitivities

An appreciation of the sensitivities and security requirements around the use of personal data with particular emphasis on the implications of new technology being introduced in those sectors.

Global perspectives

A global perspective to understand the global data science field.

Inclusiveness

A willingness to embrace new ideas and win over people whose views are different.

Professional ethics

A strong ethical grasp of the issues around privacy, security and automated decision making.
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Employability

Students who study Data Science and Artificial Intelligence will place themselves at the forefront of a thriving sector which has seen huge recent demand for data scientists. Some of the employment routes students may take include, but are not limited to:

  • Data Scientist
  • Data Analyst
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • AI Engineer
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Data Strategist

With the advantage of practical training, real-world knowledge and internship opportunities from an early stage, graduates can gain traction to gradually rise towards senior roles in aforementioned routes.

BSc (Hons) Data Science & Artificial IntelligenceAdmission Requirements

Academic Requirements

Aged 17 or over. One of the following qualifications:

  • Vietnamese High School Diploma and Pathway to Stirling University Programme
  • Pass 2 subjects at Advanced GCE (A-Level)
  • An access programme passed at the required QAA-recognised standard for entry to Higher Education
  • An award of the European Baccalaureate Diploma, with at least 60 percent overall; English at 60 percent
  • An award of the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum of 24 points; English at 4 points

English Language Requirements

One of the following:

  • An accepted proficiency test within the last 2 years:
    • IELTS (non UKVI): 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each component; or
    • TOEFL IBT: Listening: 17; Speaking: 20; Reading: 18; Writing: 17
  • A proficiency test within the last 5 years
    • International Baccalaureate (taught in English) Pass in English B at Standard Level grade 5 or High Level grade 4; or
    • IGCSE English: IGCSE English as a first or second language: Grade C; or
    • Cambridge International English GCE O-Level/GCSE: English Language grade A – C
BSc (Hons) Data Science & Artificial Intelligence

Fees & Financial Aid

Fees

Tuition fee information for students enrolling from January 2024:

Tuition Fee Other Fees* Total Fee
Pathway Programme VND 83,840,000 VND 14,690,000 VND 98,530,000
Degree ** VND 756,558,000 VND 189,600,000 VND 946,158,000
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* Other fees include Education Resource Fee and Student Affairs Fee
** Listed fee covers the full programme

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Scholarships & Financial Aid

The British University Vietnam (BUV) scholarship fund was established in 2018 with the goal of giving students the opportunity to study UK undergraduate and graduate programmes in an international learning environment. With an aim to improve and increase accessibility to high-quality education, BUV has officially launched the fund valued at 87 billion VND in 2024 with hundreds of scholarships and financial aid made available.

You can visit our Scholarship page to find out more and check your eligibility.

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