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Data Analytics for Government MSc

Oxford Brookes University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Wheatley Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    5 years

Course summary

Overview

Combine computing, statistical and mathematical skills and deal with the challenges of our modern data-driven society with our MSc Data Analytics for Government.

With recent developments in digital technology, society has entered the era of 'big data'. The UK Government recognises big data as one of the eight great technologies. It has priorities for funding and research and will have a pivotal role in rebuilding and strengthening the economy.

We have structured this course in conjunction with the Office for National Statistics. Specifically for employees of all public sector bodies in the UK. You will develop skills in state-of-the-art methods and techniques related to data analytics. And you will cover cutting-edge areas in data analytics, including:

data science and big data models
advanced machine learning (with AI)
statistical programming
distributed systems (cloud, Hadoop, Spark)
data visualisation
statistics in government
time series.

After you graduate

Career prospects

This programme allows graduates to undertake a wide range of roles in data science. Common careers in this area are as:

data engineers
business analysts
data managers
machine learning practitioners
data scientists.

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Oxford Brookes University

  • University League Table

    48th

  • Campus address

    Oxford Brookes University, Gipsy Lane, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 0BP, England

Oxford is world-famous for its rich history of education and groundbreaking research. It’s also only an hour from London by train.
Oxford Brookes courses give students the fundamental skills and experience needed to succeed in their chosen career and become internationally employable.
A dedicated International Student Advice team can help with everything from visas to work options. Trips are offered, so students can explore the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    61st out of 110 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    117 49%

    79th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.67 73%

    101st

    10

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