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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

If you love finding trends, patterns and valuable information hidden inside complicated data sets, our MSc Data Analytics degree course will help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to succeed.

On this course, you'll develop your technological and technical abilities, and take your previous studies and experience to postgraduate level. You'll master data mining tools, unlock specialist knowledge, and apply both to analyse real data from our research in cosmology, health informatics and cybersecurity.

You'll plan and produce an in-depth research project too, and we'll provide the expertise and support so you can develop your professional practice. And once you graduate, you'll have a skillset that'll get you noticed – and all the tools you need for a career in data analytics or deep learning.

What you'll experience

On this course you'll:

  • Apply your skills to real-life practical problems with real-world data sets
  • Enhance your existing knowledge by developing solutions that use our supercomputers and networked computer clusters
  • Learn about advanced data management, applied data analytics and engineering, business intelligence and big data applications
  • Make use of our multi-platform network suites and extensive laboratory facilities, which include a mobile computing lab to develop Android and iOS apps, usability lab with eye-tracking equipment and a forensics lab
  • Manage and understand the business value that can be extracted from data sets
  • Learn from academic staff with relevant experience in the field, including research and consultancy

Careers and opportunities

You'll graduate from this course with enhanced skills in data science and analytics. You'll know how to extract the most valuable information from data sets with mixed attributes, and you'll be an expert in new techniques and technologies in the field, making you highly employable.

What jobs can you do with a data analytics degree?

Career opportunities include:

  • Senior data scientist
  • Data architect
  • Data officer
  • Information strategist
  • PhD research

We'll provide you with as much support as possible in finding employment through close industrial contacts, careers events, recruitment fairs and individual advice.

Tuition fees

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£ 17,600per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 5,200 of the university's 29,000 students come from 150 countries around the world. The Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 110 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    113 47%

    85th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    32nd

    18

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