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QA Higher Education

Big Data and Data Science Technology MSc

1 year, 2 years
Tuition fee
January, May, September

Course description

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The Big Data and Data Science Technology MSc course prepares qualified analysts who are in demand in the job market. Students learn to find solutions based on new technologies that can fix problems in organisations. During the course, students explore methodologies, techniques and types of data analysis.

Why study for the Big Data and Data Science Technology MSc?

  • The course meets the criteria of the BCS and the Chartered Institute for IT
  • Graduates have the opportunity to register as a Chartered IT Professional
  • Students who successfully complete the course can benefit from the QA Professional Pathways development programmes
  • The teaching staff is a team of qualified practitioners who teach from their own experience
  • Students are offered academic support (weekly) and are assigned their own academic tutor to support them for the duration of their studies
  • A master’s degree in this field allows you to pursue a career as a data engineer or analyst, machine learning engineer, AI architect, business analyst, data and analytics manager

What skills can be acquired during the course?

  • During the course, students develop their programming language skills (SPSS, Tableau; MySQL, Python, R language)
  • Students learn to use large data sets and implement machine learning
  • Each student participates in a research project or internship (15 weeks), which provides them with practice and work experience
  • The Big Data and Data Science Technology MSc course covers topics in business analytics
  • Students implement machine learning and use cloud-based platforms (Google Cloud, AWS, Microsoft Azure)
  • Learning also involves learning the ins and outs of information management and cyber security, with particular application to organisations

Where to study this course in England?

Our university suggestion for the Big Data and Data Science Technology MSc is Northumbria University with a campus in London.