Taught course

Data Analytics

De Montfort University · School of Computer Science and Informatics

Entry requirements

Entry Requirement:

You should have the equivalent of a British honours degree (2:2 minimum) in a relevant subject.

English Requirements:

If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent when you start the course is essential..

Months of entry


Course content

Data Analytics MSc has been developed in collaboration with SAS; a world leader in data analytics. Due to this strong partnership you will gain substantial SAS software skills as part of your study. This course is designed specifically to equip you with the skills and abilities to address the skills shortage in industry. On successful completion of the course you will have developed your analytic and technical knowledge, and enhanced your professional skills within a Business Intelligence context. Upon graduating you will be prepared to undertake business intelligence and data mining roles within any target industry.


First semester

• Statistics

• Fundamentals of Business Intelligence Systems

• Research Methods

• Data Warehouse Design and OLAP

Second semester

• Analytics Programming

• Business Intelligence Systems

Application and Development

• Big Data Analytics

• Data Mining

Third semester

• Individual project

Fees and funding

Access to funding for postgraduate study is a key part of the decision-making process for many students and there are several funding opportunities to explore. To learn more about funding please visit our website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Further details of qualification

Please Note: 18 months FT MSc if January start.

Course contact details

Technology Admissions
0116 257 7456