MSc Data Analytics
Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering
Our project-based courses give you valuable hands-on experience. We teach you how to apply what you learn in business and industry, anywhere in the world.
About the course
|September 2018 start||
The MSc in Data Analytics is designed for students with a numerate background (for example first degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, Chemistry and other physical sciences) as well as graduates already working in industry.
The programme focuses on managing vast amounts of information and transforming it into actionable knowledge. It teaches the key skills that are required to carry out practical analysis of the types of data sets that need to be interpreted in the modern world. The types of data sets encountered include large data sets as well as structured and unstructured data. The programme makes use of techniques developed within a range of disciplines, including computer science, artificial intelligence, mathematics and statistics.
Examples of optional modules
Teaching and assessment
We use lectures, tutorials and group work. Assessment is by formal examinations, coursework assignments and a dissertation.
1 year full-time
Minimum 2:1 honours degree in a numerate discipline (mathematics, economics, accounting, engineering, physics, chemistry) and A-level mathematics.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.