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Big Data Analytics (with a Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

Staffordshire University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Graduates from this degree will be able to address the critical skills shortages that exist in the rapidly expanding field of Big Data Analytics. The degree combines a balance of computing practical and business skills integrated with academic rigour. The modern world is experiencing a growth of online data in a variety of forms, including social networks, web documents, digital libraries, blogs, medical records, biological data, remote sensing, imaging, and forecasting. Put simply businesses and industry of today rely solely on large sources of data and the ability to interpret these effectively and efficiently to make decisions. A lot of this data will not be fully structured but still contains valuable information that needs discovering, such as emerging opinions in social networks, consumer purchase behaviour, trends from search engines, and patterns that emerge from such huge data sources. This course puts you at the forefront of new generation technologies. It equips you with the knowledge to contribute to this rapidly emerging area. It will give you hands on experience with various types of large-scale data and information handling.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

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University information

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Staffordshire University

  • University League Table

    75th

  • Campus address

    Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2DE, England

New industry-standard e-sports and games design facilities at the main Stoke-on-Trent campus and London campus, Digital Institute London.
Guaranteed work placement opportunities with national and international employers.
Innovative teaching is delivered by research-active lecturers in friendly and supportive environments.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    54th out of 110 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    124 52%

    67th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    31st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    8th

    39

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