Data Analytics (Distance Learning) (MSc)

the United Kingdom

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The award
MSc

How long you will study
2 Years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
part-time, distance

Course starts
February, May, September

International course fees
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All study options

About Data Analytics (Distance Learning) at University of Portsmouth

Overview

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.

On this course, you'll be taught critical thinking and analysis skills by academics conducting research into artificial intelligence, machine learning and other areas relevant to data analytics. 

You’ll sharpen your technical and technological abilities and master data mining tools, analysing real data gathered from our cosmology, cybersecurity and health informatics research.

What you’ll study

On this course, you'll:

  • Become familiar with popular software and tools such as Knime, Tableau, Hadoop and Spark
  • Get remote access to our computer clusters and supercomputers
  • Analyse real data to provide answers for practical problems
  • Learn about applied data analytics and engineering, advanced data management, big data applications and business intelligence
  • Discover and manage the business value provided by data sets

How you're assessed

All assessments for this course are based on coursework submitted online. Your performance is assessed through coursework such as:

  • Practical work, including task-based exercises
  • Written assignments
  • Presentations
  • Master’s Engineering or Study Project

You'll also receive formal and informal tutor feedback to help you improve future work.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyPart-time, DistanceHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsFebruary, May, SeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Notes about fees for this course

https://www.port.ac.uk/study/masters-and-postgraduate-taught/fees-and-funding

Entry requirements

To join this course, you must have:

  • 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 IELTS level 6.0 with no component score below 5.5 (or other acceptable proof), if English is not your first language

Applicants who don’t have a degree or formal qualifications, but who have appropriate professional experience, may also be considered.

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