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    My mate is currently doing a statistics and finance degree (just finished his first year) at a very good university and he didn't quite know about the data science path beforehand and is now interested. Since its mainly compsci grads who do this work, he was wondering whether doing a MSc in computational statistics will be useful to get into data scientist roles.
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    Probably. Have a look at jobs and see what the entry requirements are.
 
 
 
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