Worldwide, there is a shortage of professionals with the skills to apply analytical techniques to interrogate datasets to describe and predict business performance; such as data analysts, data miners and data scientists. Roles in analytics require professionals with an advanced understanding of the business problem, who are adept at navigating the technical landscape, are problem solvers with technical expertise and excellent communicators. Postgraduate students with these skills and abilities are in high demand.
This Data Analytics course from De Montfort University has been developed and is run with SAS; designed specifically to equip you with the skills and abilities to address the skills shortage. On successful completion of the course you will have developed your analytic and technical knowledge, and enhanced your professional skills within a Business Intelligence context.
This course prepares graduates for business intelligence and data mining roles within any target industry. There is a very high market demand for SAS expertise, and our graduates will be able to take up such opportunities.
You will also be well placed to take up more general management and business information systems development roles within industry, and to undertake academic research in this field.
You can apply until:
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
One year full-time with optional one year placement available
A minimum of two years part-time or by distance learning.
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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