Big Data Technologies at University of East London - UCAS

There are other course options available which may have a different vacancy status or entry requirements – view the full list of options

Course summary

This programme is ideal if you want to pursue a career as a Big Data scientist or expert, deriving valuable insights and business-relevant knowledge from massive amounts of data. The programme provides you with the in-depth knowledge and advanced skills that you will need to actively contribute to the development and design of systems for Big Data analytics. There is a real need in the job market for people who are expertly trained to model huge amounts of data, with demand for data-driven systems in all sectors increasing year-on-year. During this course, you will cover the fundamental statistical methods (e.g. data mining and machine learning), technological tools (e.g. Cloud, Hadoop, Spark), and security measures required to undertake large-scale data analysis.


Year 1: Big Data Analytics (Core), Cloud Computing (Core), Machine learning on Big Data (Core), Mental Wealth; Professional Life (Dissertation) (Core), Security Management (Optional), IT & Internet Law (Optional) For more information about individual modules, please visit our course pages via the link below.

Assessment method

You will be assessed using a mixture of practical coursework and a theory exam. Coursework can take a variety of forms, including laboratory work, data analysis and oral presentations. The Research Dissertation is assessed on a final written report, a poster presentation and a practical component. You will receive detailed feedback on all assessment outlining strengths and areas of improvement.

Entry requirements

Bachelor's degree 2.2 or above, in Computer Science (or equivalent degree with significant maths and computing content). We would normally expect you to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Big Data Technologies at University of East London - UCAS