Online MSc in Big Data Analytics

Entry Requirements

The University of Liverpool Online MSc in Big Data Analytics programme is designed for senior professionals looking to harness the potential of IT to drive business transformation.

Both educational qualifications and work experience are considered when you apply to the University.

Level 1 - Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in computing (or equivalent)
Education
Experience
Documentation
  • Master’s degree
  • Bachelor’s degree in computing (or equivalent)
May be possible with less than two years of relevant experience1
  • Copy of Academic qualifications
  • Copy of any IT related professional qualifications (if applicable)
  • Detailed application form including detailed motivational statement
  • Legal proof of identity (e.g. passport / driving licence)

 
Level 2 - Bachelor’s degree in any other discipline, BCS Full Membership pre-2004 or NVQ5
Education
Experience
Documentation
  • Bachelor’s degree in any other discipline
  • BCS Full Membership pre-2004
  • NVQ5
Two years of relevant experience
  • Copy of Academic qualifications
  • Copy of any IT related professional qualifications (if applicable)
  • Detailed application form including detailed motivational statement
  • If weak IT experience, Letter of Recommendation
  • Copies of important IT Certificates
  • Legal proof of identity (e.g. passport / driving licence)

 
Level 3 - Any academic qualifications lower than Bachelor’s degree
Education
Experience
Documentation
  • Any academic qualifications lower Bachelor’s degree
Minimum five years relevant experience - will be reviewed on a case by case basis
  • Copy of Academic qualifications
  • Copy of any IT related professional qualifications (if applicable)
  • Detailed application form including detailed motivational statement
  • Copies of important IT Certificates
  • Legal proof of identity (e.g. passport / driving licence)

 
Level 4 - No academic qualifications
Education
Experience
Documentation
  • No academic qualifications
At least ten years of relevant experience
  • Copy of Academic qualifications
  • Copy of any IT related professional qualifications (if applicable)
  • Detailed application form including detailed motivational statement
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Copies of important IT Certificates
  • Legal proof of identity (e.g. passport / driving licence)

English proficiency

If English is not your native language, you will need to demonstrate English proficiency comparable to IELTS 6.5, TEEP 6.5, TOEFL 600, or GCSE C.

International students who require the IELTS may find this free course helpful:

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