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MSc in Data Analytics

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This is a specialised MSc programme of study of data analytics and data science focusing on areas of expertise and research specialisation within the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems. Students take a majority of their 8 modules in these areas, supplementing these with other specialist options.

Students build upon this taught curriculum through a substantial practical project in the area of data analytics. Students who complete this MSc will have gained strong practical and theoretical knowledge which they will be able to use in:


The programme is a pathway within the MSc Advanced Computing Technologies programme. Once on the programme, students may choose to follow a pathway to the award of MSc Data Analytics if they satisfy the following criteria.

Of the 8 taught modules taken on the programme, a minimum of 5 modules must be chosen from the module list below, reflecting specialisation within the the area of data analytics. Additionally, the project should have a main focus in the area of data analytics.