MSc Data Analytics

Online University of Portsmouth    Portsmouth Online

Part time See Course MSc 2 years (part-time)
Computer Science (8) Mathematics (25)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the MSc Data Analytics programme at the University of Portsmouth. This conversion course is designed for individuals from diverse backgrounds, offering a gateway into the world of data analytics without the need for prior experience. Delve into real data from cutting-edge research in cosmology, cybersecurity, and health informatics, honing your skills in critical analysis and technical proficiency. The curriculum covers a spectrum of topics, from applied data analytics to big data applications and business intelligence, culminating in a hands-on Master's project showcasing your newfound expertise. Key modules include Applied Intelligent Data and Text Analytics, Big Data applications, Business Intelligence, and Data Analytics and Management, providing a comprehensive understanding of data mining tools and methodologies. The programme's standout feature lies in its practical approach, allowing students to gain remote access to advanced computer clusters and supercomputers. To qualify, applicants need a relevant degree or equivalent professional experience, along with English language proficiency. Join us to unlock a world of opportunities in the realm of data analytics.

About the course

Start Date: January, May and September

Next start date: 3rd June 2024

Application deadline: 27th May 2024

Data plays a major role in modern organisations, especially in research and developing business strategies, so employees with the skills to translate complicated data sets into solutions are in demand. Develop valuable data analysis skills to find solutions for businesses everywhere on this Master’s course.

Why this MSc Data Analytics?

With an MSc in Data Analytics, you can take your interest in data into a role that specifically calls for your talents.

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Entry Requirements

• 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.


Please see the university website for further information on fees for this course.
£9,400 (funding options and instalments are available)

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If you were awarded an undergraduate degree by us, you could be entitled to our Alumni Discount for further study.

This entitles you to a 20% fee reduction on the following courses:

MSc Cybercrime
MSc Data Analytics
MSc Global Human Resource Management
MSc Project Management for Construction
MSc Risk, Crisis and Resilience Management
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