Taught course

Big Data Technologies

Glasgow Caledonian University · School of Engineering and Built Environment

Entry requirements

UK Honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in computing or a related subject.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Building on the University's international reputation for research into cloud computing and cyber security, the MSc Big Data Technologies intoduces a postgraduate qualification for system developers, data architects, data administrators and Big Data technologists.

The programme provides opportunities to investigate and critically appraise methods, techniques and tools for designing, developing and deploying Big Data technologies and systems. Research techniques and project management relating to Big Data technologies are integrated through critical research review and toolkit/platform evaluation, and Masters dissertation project planning.

Information for international students

IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 5.5. If you do not meet the English language requirements, you may be eligible for the English for University Study programme.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees need to be paid to the university however some students are eligible for tuition fee support. The fees and financial support that are relevant to you depend on where you lived before coming to university

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Team
0141 331 8630