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Data Analytics

University of Strathclyde

Master
12 months
Duration
20350 GBP/year
10750 GBP/year
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About

Studying a degree in Data Analytics at the University of Strathclyde, you'll be learning at a multi-award-winning academic organisation. 

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Overview

The Data Analytics at the University of Strathclyde is designed to create rounded data analytics problem-solvers. This course focuses on the uses of data analytics techniques within business contexts, making informed decisions about appropriate technology to extract knowledge from data and understanding the theoretical principles by which such technology operates.

You'll gain a comprehensive skill set that will enable you to work in a variety of sectors using a blended learning approach that combines theory, intensive practice and industrial engagement.

The Masters in Data Analytics degree is unique by bringing together essential skills from three departments across the University in order to address the needs of a fast-growing industry. These are:

  • Department of Management Science
  • Department of Mathematics & Statistics
  • Department Computer & Information Sciences

This collaboration avoids the narrow interpretation of this subject offered by competitor institutions and presents significant opportunities for businesses to recruit data analytics experts with a high-level expertise and knowledge.

Careers

The aim of the MSc in data analytics is to develop graduates who can use data analytics technology, understand the statistical principles behind the technologies and understand how to apply these technologies to solve business problems.

Graduates will be able to bridge the various knowledge domains that are relevant for tackling data analytics problems as well as being able to identify emerging themes and directions within data analytics. Graduates will display abilities across the three component disciplines.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Big Data Fundamentals
  • Big Data Tools & Techniques
  • Data Analytics in R
  • Business & Decision Modelling
  • Optimisation for Analytics
  • Data Analytics in Practice
  • Dissertation in Data Analytics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits
  • Postgraduate Diploma - 120

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

MSc

  • Second-class Honours degree, or equivalent, in mathematics, the natural sciences, engineering, or economics/finance. Applications from those with other degrees are also encouraged if you have demonstrated a good grasp of numerical/quantitative subjects.

PgDip

  • Minimum of a pass degree or equivalent in an appropriate subject. Subject to performance diploma students may transfer from the diploma course to the MSc.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20350 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10750 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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