Middlesex University

Middlesex University

Visual Analytics

Research explores how visual analytics can turn large and complex, data sets into interactive visualisations that can prompt visceral comprehension and moments of insight.

Entry requirements

Visual Analytics is an interdisciplinary activity that requires creativity and technical knowledge and skill. It is a human centred activity and is developing rapidly. There are opportunities for a broad range of specialists to make a productive contribution and a future career. We are interested in people with backgrounds in subjects involving considerable analytic skills, such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Psychology or Physical Science. Some experience of programming is required, or a willingness to learn prior to embarking on the course. You must have competence in English language and we normally require Grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification. IELTS 6.5 (with minimum 6.0 in all 4 components).

Course modules

Workshops include: Logic and sense-making; human perception and information visualisation; HCI and system modelling; visual analytics system architecture; operational issues and e-discovery; data analysis and knowledge engineering.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Mixed mode £ 4,052 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MSc (Res) Mixed mode £ 10,500 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc (Res) Mixed mode £ 4,052 per Whole course (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hendon Campus Barnet NW4 4BT South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
020 8411 5555