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Online Postgraduate Award in Data Visualisation and Warehousing

Increase your expertise in analysing and visualising data

Learn the latest techniques in data interpretation in this specialised short programme.

Gain an in-depth understanding of the tools and techniques behind big data, data visualisation and data warehousing to communicate your organisation’s ‘data-story’. Discover how to create tools for data interpretation and how to help speed up business decision making.

Gain practical experience in handling big data sets

Learning you can apply

The programme is designed to give you practical experience, including in-depth skills and knowledge to:

  • Use open software frameworks, such as Apache Hadoop, to enable optimisation of performance across commercial and non-commercial settings
  • Drive strategic decisions on the design, integration and deployment of big data management systems and data warehousing in different businesses and industries
  • Understand data warehousing concepts, data warehousing challenges and different architectures
  • Use Amazon Redshift in different contexts to improve data processing and warehousing
  • Build and apply data visualisation dashboards and other tools for storytelling and decision making
  • Create a data warehouse using open source technologies and free public data sets
  • Understand the implication of prescriptive and predictive analytics to create trends analysis and forecasting to enable improved and faster decision making in business and non-commercial settings

Specialist data science skills for your CV

Build your professional knowledge

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Gain an in-depth and critical understanding of current technologies within the domain of data warehousing and data visualisation, as well as the ability to assess, appraise and apply these technologies to realise practical business solutions
  • Build deep and systematic understanding of data warehousing and data visualisation, and its use to support data-driven decision making
  • Showcase your understanding and functional skills in data visualisation and warehousing through our innovative, cloud-based server platform by completing practical assignments and developing a Professional Portfolio of Evidence

* The 2014 Research Excellence Framework rated 97% of the University of Liverpool’s Computer Science department’s research as being world-leading or internationally excellent, the highest proportion of any Computer Science department in the UK.

Innovative study environment

Access different software platforms, conduct simulations and use large data sets to develop practical skills.

Study 100% online

alongside your work, completing your studies in approximately six months

Research excellence

Gain a postgraduate award from a world-class university that’s a UK leader in IT research**

* The 2014 Research Excellence Framework rated 80% of the University’s research in Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience as world-leading or internationally excellent