London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Data Analytics

Train to become a data analyst in a growing industry by studying techniques such as data visualisation, forecasting, business intelligence and data mining. The course has been developed with direct input from industry experts who will bring real life business case scenarios to you. You'll acquire practical skills, often first-hand from an external organisation, which will prepare you for employment as a data analyst. You'll receive training in the use of up-to-date software tools and environments currently used by the industry sector with access to SAS® OnDemand for Academics (a cloud-based data management and data analysis environment) and IBM's SPSS Data Modeler (a predictive analytics platform). Graduates will be eligible to work as data analysts or data scientists in a multitude of areas where skills such as R or Python programming, interpreting and deriving insights from data, predictive modelling and decision making are required. This includes the IT industry, private/public sectors, banking, trading and financial services.

Entry requirements

You will be required to have a lower second class UK degree or equivalent in any discipline that involves an element of data analysis. Applicants with relevant professional experience will also be considered. All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language

Course modules

Core modules include: Data Analysis and Visualisation, Data Mining for Business Intelligence, Data Modelling and OLAP Techniques for Data Analytics, Statistical Modelling and Forecasting, Programming for Data Analytics, and a Project. Optional module (choose one from): Financial Mathematics and Work-related Learning.

Assessment methods

You'll be assessed through written reports, practical and research assignments, demonstrations, presentations, group work and examinations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 885 per Credit (Scotland) 18 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 885 per Credit (Wales) 18 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 885 per Credit (Channel Islands) 18 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 885 per Credit (EU) 18 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 885 per Credit (England) 18 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 885 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 18 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 11,700 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 885 per Credit (Channel Islands) 18 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 885 per Credit (EU) 18 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 885 per Credit (England) 18 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 885 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 18 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 885 per Credit (Scotland) 18 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 885 per Credit (Wales) 18 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,100 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,150 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,100 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,100 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,100 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,100 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,100 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 900 per Credit (Channel Islands) 18 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 900 per Credit (EU) 18 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 900 per Credit (England) 18 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,350 per Credit (International) 18 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 900 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 18 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 900 per Credit (Scotland) 18 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 900 per Credit (Wales) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Holloway Islington N7 8DB South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
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020 7133 4202