Taught course

Data Analytics

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Computer Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 honours degree in a numerate discipline (mathematics, economics, accounting, engineering, physics, chemistry) and A Level mathematics.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc Data Analytics is designed for students with a numerate background (for example first degree in Mathematics, Economics, Accounting, Engineering, Physics or Chemistry) as well as graduates already working in industry.

The programme focuses on managing vast amounts of information and transforming it into actionable knowledge. It teaches the key skills that are required to carry out practical analysis of the types of data sets that need to be interpreted in the modern world. These include large data sets as well as structured and unstructured data. The programme makes use of techniques developed within a range of disciplines, including computer science, artificial intelligence, mathematics and statistics.

Teaching
We use lectures, tutorials and group work.

Assessment
Assessment is by formal examinations, coursework assignments and a dissertation.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
msc-compsci@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 1800