London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

This course has been developed with direct input from industry experts who?ll present you with real-life business cases as part of your work-related learning. By the end of the MSc degree, you?ll be ready to apply for rewarding roles in the data science and big data industries, as well as the many sectors and organisations that increasingly require data analysts. This postgraduate course will equip you with the theoretical, technical and practical skills required to become a data analyst. With an expert teaching team, access to specialist software and work on real-life business cases, you?ll be well prepared for a career in data analytics upon graduation.

The modules on this course have been developed with the help of industry professionals, some of whom will be present to teach you in specific classes. The course is assessed in a number of ways including written reports, practical and research assignments, demonstrations, presentations, group work and examinations. Upon completion of the course, you?ll be well equipped to work in some of the fastest growing sectors of the data science and big data industries. A wide range of career opportunities will be open to you in the commercial, public and financial sectors, especially in areas requiring big data analysis such as consumer, healthcare, scientific, financial, security intelligence, business and social sciences.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £8,600 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £8,600 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £12,890 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time Day
MSc Home Fees
2 years
Part Time Day
MSc European Fees
2 years
Part Time Day
MSc Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students will be required to have a 2:2 UK degree (or equivalent) in any discipline that involves an element of data analysis (students with relevant professional experience will also be considered).
  • International entry requirements: Students need to have: overall academic IELTS score of 6.0 including Listening: 5.5, Reading: 5.5, Writing: 5.5, Speaking: 5.5; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic Component scores required: Listening: 51; Reading: 51; Writing: 51; Speaking: 51; Cambridge English - Certificate of Proficiency overall grade required: C. A certifying statement of results is also required.