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Information Science (MSc) - Data Analytics

Course Description

About this course

Are you looking for a Masters-level qualification that will open doors to jobs and promotions in the field of data analytics? This course combines core modules in information science with specialised modules in Database Modelling as well as Statistics and Business Intelligence.

As part of the focus on data analytics, you will cover topics such as how to design and manipulate databases with relational algebra and SQL. You will also analyse (big) data in order to improve organisational decision-making, using techniques such as regression analysis, clustering, distance measures, probability and distributions.

All of Northumbria’s information science postgraduate courses are accredited by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals. This accreditation makes our courses stand out and enhances their credibility and currency among employers, and is also crucial for progressing to Chartership status once qualified.

Full time


Distance Learning


Who would this Course suit?

This course is for people who are excited by the opportunities related to the uses and users of information, the applications of information and powerful information technologies. It’s a great way to add a specialism in data analytics to your undergraduate studies in any subject, including computing, business and social sciences.

Visit the Information Science (MSc) - Data Analytics page on the Northumbria University website for more details!

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