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Full time | University of Strathclyde | 12 months | SEP

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Full time


12 months

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Data Analysis Management (General) Business Studies

Course type


Course Summary

The MSc Data Analytics is designed to create rounded data analytics problem-solvers. it focuses on the uses of data analytics techniques within business contexts, making informed decisions about appropriate technology to extract knowledge from data and understanding the theoretical principles by which such technology operates.

You will gain a comprehensive skill set that will enable you to work in a variety of sectors using a blended learning approach that combines theory, intensive practice and industrial engagement.

The degree has been jointly developed by the Departments of Management Science, Mathematics & Statistics and Computer & Information Sciences. It brings together essential skills from all three departments in order to address the needs of a fast-growing industry.

This collaboration avoids the narrow interpretation of this subject offered by competitor institutions and presents significant opportunities for businesses to recruit data analytics experts with a high-level expertise and knowledge.

You will have optional opportunities to complete your MSc summer dissertation projects in client-based projects, where a number of host organisations will be arranged by the department.


Assessment methods include a mix of written assignments, exams, practical team projects, presentations and individual projects.


This course will provide the fundamental business modelling skills such as generic problem-solving and basic methodological issues, as well as a good detailed overview of decision analysis techniques relevant to analytics, including decision trees and multi-criteria decision analysis.
Dissertation in Data Analytics - Core

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Entry requirements

Students need second-class Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in mathematics, natural sciences, engineering, or economics/finance. Applications from those with other degrees are also encouraged if they have demonstrated a good grasp of numerical/quantitative subjects.

University information

The University of Strathclyde is a first-rate institution, offering a diverse variety of postgraduate course options and fostering an inclusive university community, welcoming students from around the globe and from all types of backgrounds. Strathclyde is a research-oriented university, delivering a transformative learning experience. It invests intelligently in campus facilities to provide a superb environment in which to study and...more

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