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Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP-21

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Data Analysis Management (General) Business Studies

Course type

Taught

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

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

Modules

The aim of this class is to endow students with an understanding of the new challenges posed by the advent for big data, as they refer to its modelling storage, and access, and to expose them to a number of different big data technologies and techniques, showing how they can achieve efficiency and scalability, while also addressing design trade-offs and their impacts.
Dissertation in Data Analytics - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£11,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£21,300

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

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 transforming its learning environment to offer its growing student population a first-class institution experience in which to develop, learn and socialise. Welcoming students from across the globe, the university offers a diverse range of courses. The university is committed to offering students the best possible education. The past few years have seen substantial investment in upgrading and creating new...more

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