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MSc Data Science and Big Data Analytics

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Wrexham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Globally, the need for data scientists has grown at a faster rate than those qualified with the required skills. Professionals with the right expertise in data analytics use cutting edge technologies to turn data into valuable knowledge. As data is being used increasingly to personalise, aggregate, and measure our everyday experiences, there is also a growing need for those who can develop such systems in a responsible and ethical manner. By studying this Master’s Programme, you will be perfectly positioned to meet this demand.

You will learn how to use various models, methods, tools and techniques to convert data into information and knowledge that can be understood by non- specialists, in order to make informed decisions for governments, companies, and other organisations-based on facts, statistical numbers and trends. This will be enhanced by developing your knowledge of interdisciplinary skills and statistics, software programming, and using modern data analysis and visualisation technologies.

KEY COURSE FEATURES

  • This course is designed as a conversion Masters which will provide you with opportunity, regardless of your previous subject area, to pursue a career in Data Science.
  • Learning and teaching will help you pave a wealth of skills, knowledge, tools and technology to ensure a smooth transition into this specialist area.
  • Data science is a platform with a complex blend of technology, algorithm development, and data interference. We have developed our course to ensure that you are equipped with cutting-edge knowledge-recognising the current and predicted future of the field.
  • We will transform your understanding, inspiring you to make informed judgements by critically evaluating security, legal, ethical and privacy issues-considering the environmental impact of current and emerging big data technologies and applications.
  • Our team are leading research-active professionals, on hand throughout the course to support your learning with their knowledge and expertise.

CAREER PROSPECTS

With an MSc in Data Science and Big Data Analytics you can pursue a career in a broad range of areas. These include finance, scientific research, health, academia, retail, information technology, ecommerce and government. Students will also achieve PgCert and PgDip exit awards during this course.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 12,500per year

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

University information

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

  • University League Table

    126th

  • Campus address

    Glyndwr University, Wrexham, Plas Coch, Mold Road, Wrexham, Wrexham, LL11 2AW, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    97th out of 110 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    93 39%

    106th

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    97th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    20th

    7

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