12 months
14500 GBP/year
8250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Data Intelligence course from Canterbury Christ Church University will provide you with the opportunity to build upon your degree learning and further develop your interdisciplinary skills.


In the Data Intelligence course from Canterbury Christ Church University you will learn how to lead on, manage, use and harness technology to extract, analyse, and visualise data. In particular, how to make good use of the large quantities of Data in Action to the benefit of commerce, environment and society. 

You will develop your learning, how to apply and analyse statistics and probability, artificial intelligence, machine learning, pattern recognition, uncertainty modelling, visual processing, meta cognitive and linguistic processing to support Data in Action.   

All about the course

This course has been co-designed with industry to ensure the course learning is industry-relevant and will develop your learning in inclusive data intelligence and management for public good. 

The course provides learning opportunity for numerically literate non-STEM and near STEM graduates to develop technical and professional skills in data intelligence at Master’s level: computer programming, data visual analytics, artificial intelligence, data in action, big data database development, and Geographical information systems.

This course will also address the considerate and responsible use of data for public good, legal, ethical and social issues of Big Data, and equip you to be the next generation of data science professionals to question and address social bias of data, unethical and legal issues. 

This area of data science is growing, (Saqr, 2017), as industry and public sector addresses their systems to be more inclusive. Industry is aware and willing to address these issues and are seeking data scientists who are responsive, enthusiastic, collaborative, creative and logical to conceive, design, implement and operate Big Data solutions, and work within and developing the emerging policies to the benefit of all stakeholders. 

Your future career

Career opportunities  include:

  • Charities are in need of Data Intelligent professionals to help empower social change campaigns to the identification of empathetic target audience for increase revenues streams.    
  • Commercial organisations value Data Intelligence to identify business opportunities, spot trends, evidence for decisions and when to flip business and rapid transformation operations to ensure continuous sustainable economic growth, for example identification of new business location that has sustainable local demand, raw materials, logistics and potential employees with the right skill sets.    
  • Government ministries like the Ministry for Health and Social Care are employing Data Scientists to identify improvements in health care and public health functions policy and practice to automate and increase efficiencies of medical diagnostic solutions.   
  • Environmental agencies employ Data Scientists to identify and predict environmental challenges and priority areas to be addressed. 
  • Government and businesses valued Data Scientists informing the science of spread, hotspots and behaviour of virus pandemic as Data Science helps to inform the science further, identify risks factors, solutions, policy and practice. 
  • Data Architecture for online retailers, designing automated data analysis data models to support business strategic data needs of understanding optimising business retail revenue streams and improvements. 

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Principles of Data Intelligence Programming 
  • GIS and Spatial Analysis
  • Data in Action
  • AI for Data Intelligence
  • Big Data Database Development
  • Data Visual Analytics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should be a digital and numerical literate graduate with a degree (2:2 or higher) in:
  • STEM degree subjects or near STEM subjects (examples of near STEM subjects include: Economics, Informatics, Accountancy)
  • Non-STEM degree subjects: if your degree is not related to STEM, you will also need an A level in maths.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time:

UK: £4,125/year

Living costs for Canterbury

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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