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Demand for Data Scientists is still high while supply is low.  According to IBM, this tendency will continue to be strong for years to come. The U.S. Bureau of Labour Statistics sees vigorous growth in the data science field and predicts the number of jobs will increase by about 28% through 2026. To give that 28% a number, that is roughly 11.5 million new jobs in the field.  As at 2020, the demand for data scientists increased by an average of 50% across Healthcare, Telecoms Media, Banking, Financial services, and Insurance sectors.​

So is data science still a rising career in 2021? The answer is a YES! Demand across the world for Data Scientists keeps increasing! , and the lack of competition for these jobs makes data science a very lucrative option for a career path.

Now is the time to invest in your future! Join experts from Data Science Nigeria & Sussex University as they share tips on how you can begin your admission seamlessly.​


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Career opportunities

Why choose Sussex University​

Scholarship Opportunities​

Keynote Speakers


Enrico Scalas is Professor of Statistics and Probability at the University of Sussex. His research interests are on anomalous diffusion and its applications to complex systems, the foundations of statistical mechanics, and probabilistic methods applied to physics, finance and economics. He is the author of more than 140 publications including two monographs.


Tosin is Senior International Lead at the University of Sussex where he is responsible for student recruitment and stakeholder engagement. He completed a Master’s degree in the UK with Distinction and has over 10 years’ experience in international education, coaching, learning and development. He is passionate about sharing his own experience as a former international student to help prospective students explore their study options and for career success after Sussex.


29th July, 2021

5:00 pm (WAT)

Why Sussex University?

In terms of world rankings, Sussex University is the;

  • 1st in World Development studies – QS World University Rankings 2021
  • Top 50 in the world, Top 10 in the UK- World Impact Ranking – (The times higher Education World Impact Rankings, 2021)

Who can apply?

Final year students in the University  

NYSC                                                 [ University graduates currently serving as Youth Corpers]

Post-NYSC                                       [Young Nigerians, who had just finished serving from NYSC]

Professionals                                   [Professionals looking to discover unique career opportunities in Data Science]

Global Advancements in Data Science
Upon earning a Masters Degree , you’ll be involved in the global advancement in Data Science and have access to  emerging career opportunities. Here’s a statement by the UK Office regarding the opportunities awaiting Nigerians who apply to UK Universities.
Launch your data science career at Sussex with a £6,000 scholarship

Nigerian students are eligible for automatic £6,000 fee-reductions for Engineering and Computing postgraduate courses- including the two MSc Data Science courses.


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