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Data Analytics 

University of Portsmouth

M.Sc. Online
24 months
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On this MSc Data Analytics course, you’ll gain the skills you need to translate data into real business solutions. You’ll learn how to use data mining tools and big data applications, as well as critical data analysis software.

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This MSc is a conversion course, which means you won’t need a background in computer programming or development to join. 

And because this course is delivered part-time and online, you won’t even need to be in Portsmouth to join. You can study from anywhere in the world, any time you want.

What you’ll study

On this Data Analytics programme, you'll:

  • Analyse data gathered from the University of Portsmouth 's cosmology, health informatics and cybersecurity research
  • Connect remotely to our computer clusters and develop solutions to practical problems
  • Familiarise yourself with useful data analysis tools and software, including Spark, Tableau, Hadoop and Knime
  • Gain an understanding and experience with big data system architectures and platforms

Programme Structure

  • Applied Intelligent Data and Text Analytics 
  • Big Data Applications 
  • Business Intelligence 
  • Data Analytics and Management 
  • Master’s Engineering or Study Project 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Welcome Week: 24 May




180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

To join this course, you must have:

  • A first or a second class honours degree in a relevant subject or a degree with relevant experience, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.
  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

Tuition Fee

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