The LSE Data Science Institute forms a nexus for teaching and learning in data science at LSE. From 2021/22 students can select new DSI undergraduate modules using LSE for You.
DS101 – Fundamentals of Data Science
This course is designed to introduce students to data science and its practice: how it works and how it can produce insights from social, political, and economic data.
The course will run in LT only. More information is available via the course guide or Moodle page.
DS105 – Data for Data Science
This course will cover the fundamentals of data, with an aim to understanding how data is generated, how it is collected, how it must be transformed for use and storage, how it is stored, and the ways it can be retrieved and communicated.
The course will run in both MT and LT. More information is available via the course guide or Moodle page.
DS202 – Data Science for Social Scientists
This module extends the foundation of probability and statistics with an introduction to the most important concepts in data science and applied machine learning, with social science examples.
The course will run in MT only. More information is available via the course guide or Moodle page.
Information for students regarding the course selection process can be found here.