Taught course

Information Science (Data Analytics)

Institution
Northumbria University · Computing
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Are you looking for a Masters-level qualification that will open doors to jobs and promotions in the field of data analytics? This course combines core modules in information science with specialised modules in Database Modelling as well as Statistics and Business Intelligence.

As part of the focus on data analytics, you will cover topics such as how to design and manipulate databases with relational algebra and SQL. You will also analyse (big) data in order to improve organisational decision-making, using techniques such as regression analysis, clustering, distance measures, probability and distributions.

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) to assure students that programmes provide an excellent preparation for professional practice. This accreditation makes our courses stand out and enhances their credibility and currency among employers, and is also crucial for progressing to Chartership status once qualified.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12-24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    flexible
    24 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
bc.applicantservices@northumbria.ac.uk
Phone
0191 227 4453