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Data Analytics

University of Strathclyde

12 months
21300 GBP/year
11250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Data Analytics programme at the University of Strathclyde is designed to create rounded data analytics problem-solvers. it 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.

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You will 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 Data Analytics programme at the University of Strathclyde  has been jointly developed by the Departments of Management Science, Mathematics & Statistics and Computer & Information Sciences. It brings together essential skills from all three departments in order to address the needs of a fast-growing industry.

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.

You will have optional opportunities to complete your MSc summer dissertation projects in client-based projects, where a number of host organisations will be arranged by the department.

Assessment methods include a mix of written assignments, exams, practical team projects, presentations and individual projects.


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
  •  Database Fundamentals
  •  Evolutionary Computation for Finance 1
  •  Evolutionary Computation for Finance 2
  •  Legal, Ethical & Professional Issues for the Information Society
  •  Fundamentals of Machine
  •  Learning for Data Analytics
  •  Financial Econometrics
  •  Bayesian Spatial Statistics
  •  Networks in Finance
  •  Mathematical Introduction to Networks
  •  Stochastic Modelling for Analytics
  •  Business Simulation Modelling
  •  Risk Analysis & Management
  •  Business Information Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Second-class Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in mathematics, 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21300 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    11250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11250 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Rest of UK £11,250

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


University of Strathclyde offers several scholarships and funding opportunities. Please check the website for more information.

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