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.

Applying for this course

Due to the popularity of this course we have introduced a staged admissions process to assess applications for entry in September 2019. You'll still apply in the usual way, using our Postgraduate Online Application Form.

MSc Award
Full-time Study Mode
1 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

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

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