To join this MSc you should have a degree equivalent to UK second class honours, comprising 50% or more of content in a computing-related discipline. Equivalent knowledge gained in alternative ways, for example through professional experience or completion of BCS Professional Diploma in IT (Level 6), is also accepted for entry to this programme.
Months of entry
This Masters degree provides you with a strong conceptual and theoretical understanding of big data analytics. You will also gain the essential skills and confidence that are required to apply and produce knowledge and understanding of issues surrounding big data analytics in a range of contexts. This will enable you to evaluate, adapt, create and utilise appropriate models, methods, practices, theories and computational techniques in the face of changing and evolving technology.
There is the opportunity to develop a critical understanding of visualisation concepts, modelling and algorithmic foundations, as well as to develop and evaluate new or advanced bespoke solutions for processing, analysing and making sense of big and/or complex data. The programme enables you concentrate on a specific practical area within computer science and is suitable whether you are a recent graduate or already working in the IT industry and looking to change career paths.
Information for international students
IELTS 6.5 or equivalent is required.
Fees and funding
Tuition fees for full-time study on this MSc are £4,860 for UK and EU students and £12,500 for international students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2017/18.
Tuition fees for part-time study on this MSc are £27 per credit for UK and EU students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2017/18, i.e. £540 per 20 credit module.
180 credits are required to complete a Masters degree. Please note, the University may administer a small inflationary rise in part-time postgraduate tuition fees in subsequent academic years as you progress through the course.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Course Enquiries
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