UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Web Science and Big Data Analytics

The course covers web-related technologies and big data analytics. It is intended for students with a general science and engineering background and makes them well equipped to proceed to become the ideal choice for the best employers in internet-related industries and the areas requiring big data analytical skills.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree in a highly quantitative subject, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Students should also have some experience with a programming language such as Java or python.

Course modules

Core modules information retrieval and data mining; distributed systems and security; multimedia systems; complex networks and web; web economics. Options: cloud computing; computer graphics; entrepreneurship (theory and practice); interaction design; machine learning; machine vision; statistical natural language processing; supervised learning; understanding usability and use.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, tutorials and seminars. Lectures are often supported by laboratory work with help from demonstrators. Student performance is assessed by unseen written examinations, coursework and the dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 11,090 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 23,020 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

Key information

Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7679 7937