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Data Science and Business Analytics

University of Plymouth

12 months
Duration
16200 GBP/year
9950 GBP/year
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About

This one year conversion MSc Data Science and Business Analytics programme offered at University of Plymouth, is designed for graduates of a wide range of disciplines and experience. It gives you skills in data analytics, computing and business.

Overview

Using sophisticated analytics techniques, including social network visualisation and sentiment analysis, and professional software, including R tidyverse, Python, C# and SQL/NoSQL, studying this MSc Data Science and Business Analytics programme offered at University of Plymouth, you gain the skills and knowledge to transform data into commercial value and boost your employability.

Key Features:

  • Equips applicants from all undergraduate degrees with broad professional competence in one of the world economy’s most sought-after postgraduate subject areas.
  • Offers an equal number of taught credits in the three areas of analytics, computer science and business, with a wide choice of available business modules.
  • Provides a flexible individual project in one or more of the three taught areas supervised by world-leading subject experts.
  • Establishes high proficiency in the use and application of state-ofthe-art programming languages including R, Python, C#, SQL and NoSQL.
  • Benefits from easy access to cutting-edge specialist labs and next-generation software and hardware on a single campus. You may access facilities such as our NVIDIA seed-funded GPU Research Centre and our High-Performance Computing Centre.
  • Develops modern analytics expertise for obtaining business, scientific and social insights from big data sources and social media such as Twitter.
  • Enjoy research-led teaching from leading academics with world-renowned expertise in data science, data analytics, statistics, computer science and business.
  • Offers a range of general and merit-based postgraduate scholarships for local and international students.

Careers with this subject:

You are in a prime position to pursue a wide variety of prestigious and extremely well-rewarded positions, which include, but are not restricted to: data analyst and data manager, research and business analyst, social media and business strategist, data scientist and data engineer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Software Development and Databases

  • Non-Relational Databases in a Big Data Environment

  • Modelling and Analytics for Data Science

  • Big Data and Social Network Visualization

  • Contemporary Issues in Data Science

  • MSc Dissertation and Research Skills

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent, in any discipline.
  • We welcome applicants with international qualifications.
  • If English is not your mother tongue 6.5 IELTS with a minimum of 5.5 in any element in a secure English language test.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9950 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time (Home) - £550 per 10 credits.

Living costs for Plymouth

731 - 1387 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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