University of Strathclyde

Degree level: Postgraduate

Advanced Computer Science with Big Data (Taught)

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Course summary

Big data is of growing importance in businesses and society in general. A skills shortage in this area means companies are willing to pay high salaries for the right skill set (The Guardian Career Choices). Opportunities for graduates exist in a range of industries such as finance, films and games, pharmaceuticals, health care, consumer products and public services. Our MSc Advanced Computer Science with Big Data gives you the skill set needed.

Course details


Compulsory modules: Legal, ethical and professional issues for the information society; distributed information systems; big data technologies; machine learning for data analytics; research project. Elective modules: Advanced topics in software engineering; mobile software applications; evolutionary computing for finance.

Assessment method

Assessment includes dissertation.

Entry requirements

Minimum second class honours degree or international equivalent in computer science or another numerate discipline (e.g. mathematics, physics, engineering). Some programming or database experience is normally a requirement. Other disciplines who have significant programming experience should contact us to discuss applying for this course.

English language requirements

You must have an English language minimum score of IELTS 6.0 (with no component below 5.5) for all non-English speakers.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9050 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9050 Year 1
Scotland £9050 Year 1
Wales £9050 Year 1
Channel Islands £9050 Year 1
International £20650 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

Advanced Computer Science with Big Data at University of Strathclyde - UCAS