MSc Responsible Data Science Scholarships

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We are offering £10,000 scholarships for students studying MSc Responsible Data Science.

Funded by the Office for  Students (OfS), the scholarships are designed to support those from under-represented groups develop skills in data science and artificial intelligence. These scholarships are only available to Home UK fee paying students who meet specific eligibility criteria outlined below.

Application Deadline: Thursday 31 August 2023


You must have already applied for the full-time MSc Responsible Data Science programme and have a postgraduate application number.

You are considered eligible for a scholarship if one or more of the following criteria apply:

  1. Female students
  2. BAME students
  3. Registered disabled students

You will also need to be Home UK fee paying student self-funding your degree and not in receipt of any other scholarship or sponsorship, including those from the University of Birmingham. A UK government master's loan is acceptable. More eligibility information 

How to apply

Please complete the application form on our AI and Data Science Conversion Masters Scholarship webpage and quote your postgraduate application number. You will also need to write a brief supporting statement, which should outline:

  • Your past achievements in academic, professional and extra-curricular activities
  • Your data science experience to date and any future career plans
  • How you will benefit from the financial assistance offered by the bursary.

You should be prepared to provide documentary evidence in support of your statement/eligibility criteria if required (eg evidence of receipt of Disabled Students’ Allowances).


MSc Responsible Data Science Scholars 2021

Meet some of our successful scholars who previously studied on the programme who shared their first few weeks on the programme.


Doris Woo gives us the low-down on taking every day at a time whilst studying a legal and technological goldmine... read more

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From the Maths Bootcamp to her future, Sophie Taluy gives an insight into student life in this newly-emerging field... read more

Sophie Taluy


Annette Akinola tells us how she intends to lead the female revolution in the Data Science and Technology industries... read more

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Professor Karen Yeung explains what we mean by 'Responsible Data Science' and why its integral for the future, and crucial for the next generation of lawyers to be leading...

Still unsure? 

Why not hear from leading Interdisciplinary Professorial Fellow in Law, Ethics and Informatics, Karen Yeung as she explore what we mean by Responsible Data Science at Birmingham Law School.


Application Deadline:   

Thursday 31 August 2023