In the modern world information is everywhere – from the daily stream of financial data emerging from the world’s markets to worldwide internet traffic, personal health records, or simply your local newsagent’s sales figures for the last week.
Understanding this vast array of data is one of the key challenges we currently face and requires expertise in subjects such as mathematics, statistics and computing.
Data Analytics is the science of examining raw data using advanced computing technologies. It's growing to be a fundamental part of modern business and industry.
In fact, in their recent report, The Tech Partnership and SAS UK stated that “Data is the 'new oil'" and that developing talent in data analytics will allow us to refine that oil to power the UK information economy. They also reported that the demand for graduates will skills in data analytics will surge in the coming years.
This new degree will provide you with these cutting edge skills, enabling you to tackle problems in dynamic business environments. It will make you well placed for an exciting and rewarding career in an industry that is set to expand.