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Data Analytics for Government

36 months
Duration
5000 GBP/year
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About

Designed together with the Office for National Statistics, the Data Analytics for Government programme of the University of Glasgow is based on our successful online MSc programme in Data Analytics and will provide you with vital skills required to develop your modelling and data handling expertise.

Overview

You will gain a firm grounding in the principles of learning from data sets, whilst at the same time getting hands-on experience handling, analysing and visualising data, helping your organisation to maximise the insights and value extracted from its data.

Why this programme

  • The Statistics Group at the University of Glasgow is internationally renowned for its research excellence. Students are able to benefit from this by learning from academics whose expertise covers the analysis of data from a wide range of applications.
  • Designed for part-time study, this programme allows you to gain an MSc degree from a leading university while you're still in full-time employment. Plus, from day one you can start to put your new knowledge to the test at work. You won't have to wait until you've graduated to make a real difference in the workplace.
  • A faster study route, which lets you complete the programme in two years, and a slower study route, which lets you complete the programme in four years, is also available.
  • You will have the freedom to work at your own pace and access to a wide range of learning tools including rich interactive reading material and tutor-led videos. You will also be able to arrange tailored one-to-one sessions with our academic team.

Career prospects

The Data Analytics for Government programme of the University of Glasgow equips you with key data and analytical skills required to master the challenges and make the most of the opportunities in today's technology-driven world. The programme is specifically designed for employees in the public sector and will help you accelerate your career and progress to senior roles in data science and analytics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sampling Fundamentals
  • Statistical Computing
  • Data Science
  • Predictive Modelling
  • Statistics in Government
  • Data Programming in Python

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • If you do not already meet the entry requirements of the programme apply by 1 September.
  • If you do already meet the entry requirements apply by 19 September.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first degree equivalent to a UK upper second class honours degree, normally with a substantial mathematics component (at least equivalent to Level-1 courses in Mathematics and Level-2 courses in Calculus and Linear Algebra at the University of Glasgow)
  • Graduates who only have A-Level or Higher Mathematics, or equivalent, may also be admitted to the programme, however only subject to successfully completing an assessment of their mathematical skills before being admitted to the programme.
  • Graduates who achieved a degree classification equivalent to a UK lower second class honours degree, or similar, but who have substantial experience in a profession which involved a significant amount of programming, data management, data analysis or mathematical modelling might be also admitted to be programme. Such applicants might also be required to successfully complete an interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
  • National

    5000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.

PgDip

  • UK / EU / International: £10,000 (total cost)
PgCert
  • UK / EU / International: £5,000 (total cost)

Funding

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