University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Data Analytics

This programme enables you to master the latest technology and techniques associated with extracting valuable information from large data sets that may have a variety of mixed attributes. You will reinforce your background with specialist knowledge on these new techniques and technologies and you will apply this to data sets from our internationally recognised research in cosmology, health informatics and cybersecurity. On this course you can: - Apply your skills to real-life practical problems with real-world data sets - Enhance your existing knowledge by developing solutions that use our supercomputers and networked computer clusters - Manage and understand the business value that can be extracted from data sets

Course modules

Alongside the key compulsory topics, you will also undertake a project. This will involve in-depth research where you will apply the skills and knowledge from the taught part of the course to a practical problem within the domain of one of our research areas (cosmology, healthcare, cybersecurity or networking). Alternatively, the problem may be supplied by local businesses or other external clients. Core units include: Advanced Data Management Applied Data Analytics and Engineering Business Intelligence Big Data Applications

Assessment methods

You will encounter a range of assessment styles depending on the content and nature of the unit topic. This can include written assignments and presentations, as well as group and individual lab-based assessments. However, the most significant assessment element is your project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 15,100 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site PO1 2UP South East

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