MSc Big Data Analytics

Unearthing insights

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Course Overview

Explore a wide scope of big data analytics and develop in-depth practical skills to be at the forefront of the emerging field of data mining & data science. Be career-ready with a future proof toolset of techniques for analytics and insight gathering.

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Course Structure

Be geared to critique an array of modern optimisation methods, whilst suggesting contextual improvements and building practical know-how.

Immerse in real-life application of statistical techniques to data sets using specialist analytical software and numerical techniques in an organisational context.

Gain theoretical and practical comprehension on building data systems for enterprises from need analysis to design and development.

Get first-hand learning on managing big data systems that provide operational capabilities for real-time, interactive workloads to make the best of captured data.

Study the internal mechanisms of developing descriptive and predictive data mining methods, and how to utilise them to construct pattern extraction models.

Be ahead of the social media trend with the powerful tool of data analytics to identify trends and patterns in diverse real-life situations.

Undertake a research-rich project relevant to your academic and professional development whilst obtaining skills in creative problem solving, entrepreneurship and holistic thinking.


At NEXT Campus we believe in measurable success along the learning curve. You will be assessed for knowledge, thought process, strategy, teamwork, soft skills and above all, your ability to learn. Open/closed book exams, presentations, group work, case studies, reports, debates, critical reviews and reflective journals make up our unique assessment approach.

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Admission Criteria

Degree or equivalent with a class of 2nd lower or better in computing, information systems, information technology, business technology or any other degree in computing and IT subjects. Applications without standard entry qualifications can be considered

Class Schedule and Intakes

Weekend classes
Intakes in January and August

Birmingham City University (UK)

With a student body amounting to 29, 000 students from a variety of countries worldwide, Birmingham City University has become one of the most highly ranked, large and academically diverse universities in the United Kingdom. With it’s student focused education, illustrious teaching staff and friendly environment, BCU is one of the most coveted sites of learning the United Kingdom.

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