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Data Analytics MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert

Data Analytics MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Data Analysis

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course emphasises the concepts, techniques, development and application of business intelligence systems through industry-relevant software tools. Worldwide, there is a shortage of professionals with the skills to apply analytical techniques to interrogate datasets to describe and predict business performance; such as data analysts, data miners and data scientists. Roles in analytics require professionals with an advanced understanding of the business problem, who are adept at navigating the technical landscape, are problem solvers with technical expertise and excellent communicators. Postgraduate students with these skills and abilities are in high demand.

Data Analytics MSc, has been developed and is run with SAS; designed specifically to equip you with the skills and abilities to address the skills shortage. On successful completion of the course you will have developed your analytic and technical knowledge, and enhanced your professional skills within a Business Intelligence context.

Teaching will normally be delivered through formal lectures, informal seminars, tutorials, workshops, discussions and e-learning packages. Assessment will usually be carried out through a combination of individual and group work, presentations, reports, projects and exams. The course is run in association with SAS, the leading independent vendor in the business intelligence industry, and you will gain substantial SAS software skills as part of your study.

This course prepares graduates for business intelligence and data mining roles within any target industry. There is a very high market demand for SAS expertise, and our graduates will be able to take up such opportunities. You will also be well placed to take up more general management and business information systems development roles within industry, and to undertake academic research in this field. Students can also exit with PGCert and PGDip awards.

Different course options

Full time | De Montfort University | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

This is semester one module.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£7,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£14,100

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have the equivalent of a British Honours degree (2:2 minimum) in a relevant subject. We are happy to consider equivalent qualifications from anywhere in the world.