MSc Data Science and Analytics

Everything is Data

Craft strategic narratives with UH Online's MSc Data and Analytics Masters programme

May 27, 2024
24 Months
Part Time
Programme Summary

Numbers Speak Data Whispers You Decode

Amidst data deluge, your prowess transforms chaos into actionable insights

This 100% part-time online masters programme from The University of Hertfordshire is designed for busy professionals looking to advance rapidly in their career through learning and applying relevant employable skills. Craft your journey through the realm of data insights (30 credits) and harness predictive prowess via big data analytics (15 credits). Unearth patterns through the art of data mining (15 credits), crafting narratives from the digital tapestry. From the macro to the micro at UH Online you can be the data Maestro!

This programme is accredited by The British Computing Society, The Chartered Institute for I.T.

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Who is this Online Postgraduate Degree for?

Unlock your path to success

This fully online degree will expand your career options, offering you new possibilities and paths to success.

Excel in Your Current Career

Elevate your career to new heights with our 100% Online MSc Data and Analytics programme from UH Online. Already immersed in another professional domain? Our part-time masters programme empowers you to amplify your existing expertise with advanced data and analytics knowledge through distance learning. Enhance your influence by mastering the intricacies of data-driven decision-making, bolstering your role in your current organisation and creating real-time actionable insights for your team.

Change Career Paths

Yearning to transition into the dynamic realm of data and analytics? Immerse yourself in a comprehensive curriculum spanning data visualisation, predictive modelling, and machine learning with our part-time masters programme. With UH Online's Online MSc Data and Analytics programme you can seamlessly shift into roles such as Data Analyst, Business Intelligence Specialist, or Machine Learning Engineer. Realise your potential to shape data-driven strategies and unlock insights that drive transformative outcomes

Go Your Own Way

Aspire to be a visionary force in the field of data and analytics? Our MSc programme empowers you to carve your unique path. From mastering cutting-edge techniques to undertaking advanced research through UH Online's fully online postgraduate programme, you'll culminate your journey with an independent project. Blaze a trail in data innovation, crafting solutions to tomorrow's challenges and leaving an indelible mark on the ever-evolving digital landscape with UH Online's Online MSc Data and Analytics programme. Maybe you could develop the next data driven application or algorithm we all depend on

Why choose our online
MSc Data Science and Analytics?

Advance your career with an internationally recognised degree
Earn an an online
MSc Data Science and Analytics
degree from a modern UK university
UH Online is 2nd for Graduate Employability in the most recent PTES Survey.
Enhance your career prospects with a research focused degree
Flexible learning that fits your schedule
Study at your own pace, anytime and anywhere from any device, your world is your campus.
Student Support Consultants and services are available throughout your course
Online Library and Virtual classroom are available 24/7
Taught by expert faculty with industry experience
Learn from our team of campus based academic experts who create learning the outcomes
Benefit from their extensive experience and knowledge in the field of choice
Join fellow learners through virtual events and module discussions
Rigorous academic standards and quality control procedures
Receive the same academic standards and award as the equivalent on-campus course
Be assured of the quality and rigour of your education with a QAA assured degree
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Module Pathway

The part-time Online MSc Data Science and Analytics is 180 Credits and comprises of core modules followed by a final research project.
Core Modules
Responsible Technology 2 (15 Credits)
Responsible Technology 1 (15 Credits)
Big Data Analytics (15 Credits)
Foundations of Data Science (30 Credits)
Machine Learning (30 Credits)
Data Mining (15 Credits)
Final Research Project
Data Science and Analytics Masters Project (60 Credits)
For more information on payment plans and funding options please visit our fees and funding page
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Entry Requirements

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The entry requirements for the programme are:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or cognate discipline at a level equivalent to a UK second class Honours degree.
  • For International applicants whose first language is not English, IELTS score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band), or equivalent

  • The school will consider non-standard applicants who can demonstrate that they have relevant and appropriate work experience (above that of user) in Computing or cognate discipline area, fulfilling a graduate position, over a sustained period of time, which will typically be 4 to 5 years

The supporting documents for the programme are:

  • Bachelor’s degree (where applicable) at a level equivalent to a UK second class Honours degree.
  • A reference letter from a current or previous manager or HR department or person in a position of authority is required as supporting evidence
  • Personal identification documents e.g passport or I.D
  • A personal statement (approx. 3-500 words) and/or video presentation about why you want to study this programme.
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (POE) where applicable.

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Delivered by Expert Faculty

Personal and Network development

Inter Disciplinary Module Approach

Consultancy Project Options

Industry Informed Content

Delivered by Expert Faculty

Personal and Network development

Inter Disciplinary Module Approach

Industry Informed Content

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