London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Data Analytics

This specialist advanced course will equip students with the theoretical, technical and practical data analytics competencies required in an area of economic growth. The course curriculum content has been developed with direct input from industry experts and utilises specialist software tools and techniques. Students� experience of the course will be enriched with exposure to real life business case scenarios brought to them by skilled professionals in industry. The specialist nature of the course will allow students to explore and experience advanced techniques in data science. Students will acquire practical skills, often 1st-hand from an external practitioners, preparing them for employment as data analysts. Students will also be trained in the use of software tools and environments currently used by the industry sector. For example, students on this course will have exposure to R and Python programming, IBM SPSS, SAS, Tableau, Oracle and Hadoop.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 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: 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; project. Optional module (1 from): Financial mathematics; work-related learning.

Assessment methods

A range of assessment methods are used on the course, including written reports, practical and research assignments, demonstrations, presentations, group work and examinations.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,650 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 11,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time £ 850 per Credit module (home fees) 18 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Telephone number: 
020 7133 4202