Taught course

Data Analytics

University of Portsmouth · Faculty of Technology

Entry requirements

A second-class honours degree in a relevant subject, including Computer Sciences, Legal or Social Sciences, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.

Months of entry


Course content

Why take this course?

This programme enables you to master the latest technology and techniques associated with extracting valuable information from large data sets that may have a variety of mixed attributes.

You will reinforce your background with specialist knowledge on these new techniques and technologies and you will apply this to data sets from our internationally recognised research in cosmology, health informatics and cybersecurity.

What will I experience?

On this course you can:

  • Apply your skills to real-life practical problems with real-world data sets
  • Enhance your existing knowledge by developing solutions that use our supercomputers and networked computer clusters
  • Manage and understand the business value that can be extracted from data sets

What opportunities might it lead to?

This course is designed to enhance and develop your skills in data science and analytics to enable you to extract value from data sets that can be applied to business or society.

Here are some routes our graduates have pursued:

  • Senior Data Scientist
  • Data Architect
  • Data Officer
  • Information Strategist

Information for international students

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

Fees and funding

Please see the funding page for more details.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

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