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Data Analytics and Information Systems Management, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
Online
This course will prepare you with the relevant skills to maximise the opportunities that Big Data now offers, knowing how to approach data and ask the right questions. Learning to apply the principles of data handling to inform decision making will make you the glue that aligns information systems in your organisation to business strategies.

About

Through this professional postgraduate course, you will be prepared to apply your newly developed data analytics skills and knowledge to the IT environment. If you are a manager wishing to drive your career forward or wanting to start a new role in this field, our online MSc will make you stand out from the crowd, putting you a step ahead of other IT leaders by having valuable sought-after knowledge of data analytics and the ability to put your learning into practice straight away.

Modules:

  • Data Design
  • Data Handling and Decision Making
  • Data Visualisation and Interpretation
  • IS and Business Strategy Alignment
  • Technology and Trend Monitoring
  • Project and Portfolio Management

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Design 
  • Data Handling and Decision Making 
  • Data Visualisation and Interpretation 
  • IS and Business Strategy Alignment 
  • Technology and Trend Monitoring
  • Project and Portfolio Management 
  • Research Project 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Duration description

      1.5 to 5 years

  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

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).

General Requirements

  • A UK honours degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent.
  • For students whose prior learning was not taught in English:
  • IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (no less than 6.0 in any element)

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5412 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8122 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    5700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8550 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
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