12 months
16385 GBP/year
9910 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Develop skills in big data technologies, analytics and industry-standard software with this Big Data Analytics degree at Sheffield Hallam University.


This course has been developed in consultation with industry to produce graduates equipped to work with the large amounts of data now common to many businesses.

Future careers

This Big Data Analytics Sheffield Hallam University course prepares you for a career in

  • statistical analysis and machine learning techniques
  • database and programming technologies
  • statistical theory
  • marketing and insight
  • credit risk
  • data and technology
  • digital analytics
  • data science


For an additional fee, you also have the opportunity to sit the SAS base certification exam.

Sheffield Hallam is a member of the SAS Student Academy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Data Management Project
  • Data Analytics: Tools And Techniques
  • Industrial Expertise
  • Postgraduate Placement
  • Programming Concepts And Practice
  • Research Skills And Dissertation
  • Study Skills And Project Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good honours degree in computing, computer science, maths or statistics or other relevant areas or equivalent.
  • We consider your application if you do not have a relevant degree but have at least one year's direct work experience in computing or a relevant area. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16385 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 16385 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9910 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9910 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 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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