The University of Liverpool Online MSc in Big Data Analytics is designed to provide you with the skills to capitalise on the potential of big data and analytics to transform business decision-making and planning.
In this BCS-accredited1 programme, you will study how to use big data using appropriate tools and techniques, while also examining the underlying technology and concepts. You will have the opportunity to gain the skills to develop and deploy strategies to utilise big data in a business environment, with an understanding of the challenges involved.
Study 100% online from anywhere in the world and interact with like-minded IT professionals around the world through our innovative, cloud-based server platform, without giving up your job. You can showcase your skills and understanding of big data analytics by completing practical assignments and developing a Professional Portfolio of Evidence.
You will have the opportunity to share insights regularly with fellow students and online instructors as you collaborate on projects, exchange experiences and discuss best practice from across different IT/IS environments globally through discussion forums, seminars, case studies and assignments.
Chinedu Anaekwe (Nigeria)
Computer Science graduate (2015)
Enhance your skills in integrating and deploying data-driven solutions to build competitive advantage with this fully online master’s in Big Data Analytics. A thorough understanding of the latest big data technologies will help you stand out in one of the most sought-after fields of contemporary business.
You will also have the chance to:
This degree has been accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. Accreditation is a mark of assurance that the degree meets the standards set by BCS. An accredited degree entitles you to professional membership of BCS, which is an important part of the criteria for achieving Chartered IT Professional (CITP) status through the Institute. Some employers recruit preferentially from accredited degrees, and an accredited degree is likely to be recognised by other countries that are signatories to international accords.
Frederik Duchi (Belgium)
Computer Science graduate (2015)
The University of Liverpool Online MSc in Big Data Analytics is designed to give you the opportunity to:
In the UK government’s most recent assessment of the quality of research in UK higher education institutions, the Research Excellence Framework 2014, 97% of the research produced by the University of Liverpool’s Department of Computer Science was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent – among the highest ratings of computer science departments in the UK. The University of Liverpool is a world-class institution and a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group of 24 research-led universities.
A cloud-based collection of your work that you can present to employers and peers to showcase your practical skills and solution-based thinking.
Our innovative online study environment mirrors a real-life computing work environment, allowing you to access large sets of data and different software platforms, conduct simulations, and perform practical tasks related to your programme.
Two-part series on the ethics of big data and autonomous machines:
Big data and the search for MH370
In this first episode, Prof Simon Maskell who was involved in the search for MH370, studies the critical role big data played in its search and the role human judgement plays in the development of autonomous systems.
1 Many countries have their own accrediting bodies, and degree recognition differs from country to country. If you reside outside of the United Kingdom, please review your country of residence’s requirements to confirm recognition of your programme.