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About the course

Big data analysis is essential for companies to understand their customers better, develop new products and cut operational costs. This course has been developed in consultation with our industry contacts to create graduates who can become data scientists capable of working with the massive amounts of data now common to many businesses. 

This course offers a two year work experience route including a placement of up to 12 months.

  • Learn to use industry-leading software including SAS and HaDoop.
  • Gain hands-on knowledge of data storage, data mining and statistical modelling techniques.
  • Study aspects related to the distribution and integration of data with emphasis on the business context.
  • Have the opportunity to study abroad — Erasmus funding is available for European

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Entry 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.

Non-native speakers of English need an IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent).


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