Edge Hill University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Big Data Analytics (Taught)

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Course summary

This Masters degree provides you with a strong conceptual and theoretical understanding of big data analytics. You will gain the essential skills and confidence required to apply and produce knowledge and understanding of issues surrounding big data analytics in a range of contexts. This will enable you to evaluate, adapt, create and utilise appropriate models, methods, practices, theories and computational techniques in the face of changing and evolving technology. There is the opportunity to develop a critical understanding of visualisation concepts, modelling and algorithmic foundations, as well as to develop and evaluate new or advanced bespoke solutions for processing, analysing and making sense of big and/or complex data. The programme enables you concentrate on a specific practical area within computer science and is suitable whether you are a recent graduate or already working in the IT industry and looking to change career paths.

Course details

Modules

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Assessment method

Your vocational capability, academic critical thinking and intellectual development will be assessed throughout the course. This is achieved through a combination of coursework, case studies, problem-solving exercises and examinations. You may be assessed individually or in a group.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT

How to apply

International applicants

International students should visit our website for further information: www.edgehill.ac.uk/international

Entry requirements

You should have a degree equivalent to UK first-class or second-class honours (2:2 or above), comprising 50% or more of content in a computing discipline. Equivalent knowledge gained in alternative ways, for example through professional experience or completion of BCS Professional Diploma in IT (Level 6), is also accepted.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7000 Whole course
Northern Ireland £7000 Whole course
Scotland £7000 Whole course
Wales £7000 Whole course
International £13500 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Big Data Analytics at Edge Hill University - UCAS