Taught course

Advanced Computer Science with Big Data

Institution
University of Strathclyde · Department of Computer and Information Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

Minimum second-class honours degree or international equivalent in computer science or another numerate discipline (eg mathematics, physics, engineering).

Some programming or database experience is normally required.

Other disciplines who have significant programming experience should contact us to discuss applying for this course.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our MSc Advanced Computer Science with Big Data gives you the skill set needed in a range of industries. You'll gain an understanding of the new challenges posed by the big data revolution, particularly in relation to its modelling, storage and access.

Big data is of growing importance in businesses and society in general. A skills shortage in this area means companies are willing to pay high salaries for the right skill set (The Guardian Career Choices).

Opportunities for graduates exist in a range of industries such as finance, films and games, pharmaceuticals, health care, consumer products and public services. Our MSc Advanced Computer Science with Big Data gives you the skill set needed.

You'll gain an understanding of the new challenges posed by the big data revolution, particularly in relation to its modelling, storage and access.

Information for international students

You must have an English language minimum score of IELTS 6.0 (with no component below 5.5).

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,050
International students
£20,650

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
PGT Admissions Team
Email
science-masters@strath.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)141 574 5147