What is the difference between computer science and data science? Why?

Asked by Mohammed Aasim Ali about 1 year ago

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Kimaya Nigam

Kimaya Nigam

MentR-Me Team

Country Expert : USA

Computer Science is the study of computer design, architecture and its application in the field of science and technology that consists of several concepts of technical aspects. It includes hardware, software, networking, and the internet having a vast number of research areas to advance beyond. Data Science is the study of various types of data such as structured, semi-structured and unstructured data in any form or formats available in order to get some information out of it. Data Science consists of different technologies used to study data such as data mining, data storing, data purging, data archival, data transformation, etc., in order to make it efficient and ordered.

A person who wants to be a data scientist. Simply put, if you are keen about dealing with various forms of data and love to extract and explore information obtained from data and can add value to the field you’re working in, then studying data science is the right choice that you’ve made.

Where to study data science?

Plymouth University, UK
Swansea University, UK
Utrecht University, the Netherlands
Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU), Malaysia
University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia
The University of Queensland, Australia
Charles Darwin University, Australia
University of South Australia, Australia
RMIT, Australia
A person who loves computers and everything related to them. Precisely, if someone’s core interest is to deal with the software and hardware and all the core concepts of computer science, he/she should go for a computer science or a related degree.

Where to study computer science?

Bangor University, UK
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, USA
Aston University, Birmingham, UK
Keele University, UK
Kaplan Higher Education Academy, Singapore
University of South Wales, UK
Bath Spa University, UK
Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Anglia Ruskin University, UK


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