24 months
5600 GBP/year
5600 GBP/year
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This Online MSc will allow help your organisation stand out by providing and analysing essential data.


Companies work with large amounts of data, so the MSc in Data Analytics from the University of Portsmouth will give you the skills to be a valuable employee.

This programme is delivered entirely online, so you can continue to focus on your career and apply the knowledge gained during your courses in the real-life situations from your job. It also involves optional face-to-face events that are a great opportunity for networking.

This MSc has three start dates throughout the year, so you can enrol anytime is right for you.

Why study this Data Analitics programme

  • Learn to work with software and tools such as Knime, Tableau, Hadoop and Spark
  • Have remote access to Portsmouth’s computer network
  • Learn to analyse data and provide solutions for a diverse range of issues
  • Become familiarized with applied data analytics and engineering, advanced data management, big data applications and business intelligence 
  • Understand the business value behind collected data

Course assessment

This MSc involves assessments based on coursework and submitted online. You will be assessed through:

  • Practical work, including task-based exercises
  • Written assignments
  • Presentations
  • Master’s Engineering or Study Project

Career prospects and opportunities

The skills you will gain during this two-year Master’s programme will allow you to advance your career in your current organisation, or to start your journey in a new company. 

You will have the expertise to analyse data researching projects. These skills coupled with the help you can get from Portsmouth's Careers and Employability Service will definitely help you find a position in the data analytics field anywhere in the world. 

Examples of positions that might be open to you after graduation:

  • Senior data scientist
  • Data architect
  • Data officer
  • Information strategist


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


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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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  • International

    5600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11200 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    5600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11200 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.



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