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.
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.
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- 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
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- 12 months
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- StartingApply anytime.
There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications
- Postgraduate Diploma - 120
DisciplinesInformatics & Information Sciences Computer Sciences Data Science & Big Data View 191 other Masters in Data Science & Big Data in United Kingdom
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- 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.
- 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.
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International20350 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 20350 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA10750 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10750 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.