12 months
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13500 GBP/year
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About

Big Data Analytics from Edge Hill University helps you immerse yourself in big data management theories and the algorithms and programming techniques which underpin working with large sets of data on a programme carrying initial accreditation by BCS, The Chartered Institute IT.

Overview

Big Data Analytics from Edge Hill University provides you with a strong conceptual and theoretical understanding of big data analytics. You will gain the essential skills and confidence required to apply and produce knowledge and understanding of issues surrounding big data analytics in a range of contexts. 

Careers

The MSc Big Data Analytics provides you with the skills and knowledge to pursue a career in data science. You will be ideally placed to progress into job roles such as data scientist, data analyst, big data developer or data engineer. These are in-demand roles in sectors such as banking and finance, healthcare and pharmaceutical, telecommunications, internet and online sales, energy and the automotive industry. Some of our previous students have started their own business after completing this course, while others have progressed further with their studies to PhD level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research and Development Project
  • Research Methods
  • Emerging Technologies 
  • Advanced Analytics: Tools and Techniques 
  • Data Visualisation
  • Algorithms for Big Data 
  • Applications in Big Data

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have a degree equivalent to UK first-class or second-class honours (2:2 or above), comprising 50% or more of content in a computing discipline.
  • Equivalent knowledge gained in alternative ways, for example through professional experience or completion of BCS Professional Diploma in IT (Level 6), is also accepted.
  • English Language Requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cambridge

846 - 1465 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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