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Postgraduate Certificate in Big Data Analytics

Acquire key big data analytics knowledge

Gain a thorough understanding of the technology and practical applications of big data analytics.

In this comprehensive online programme, discover how to use big data tools and techniques to build a solid foundation in one of the most rapidly growing and sought-after fields in computer science. Combining theoretical understanding with hands-on practical skills, you will develop a critical understanding of the challenges organisations face with respect to the practical adoption of big data analytics.

Why choose the Postgraduate Certificate in Big Data Analytics?

  • Build a solid theoretical and practical foundation with respect to the techniques and challenges of big data analytics
  • Gain in-depth understanding of the technical end-to-end challenges associated with the storing, processing, visualisation and mining of large diverse data collections
  • Study 100% online and complete your studies in approximately a year
  • Earn a postgraduate certificate from a world-class university and a computer science department ranked among the best in the UK for IT research
  • Showcase your understanding and practical skills through our innovative, cloud-based server platform by completing practical assignments and developing a Professional Portfolio of Evidence

As a graduate of this programme, you can update or acquire key skills to apply in the modern workplace. You can also progress to a full MSc in Big Data Analytics.

Global Career Advisor Network

Join the PGCert in Big Data Analytics programme and you’ll gain access to a Global Career Advisor Network that puts you in touch with global professionals and industry insiders. They can provide you with invaluable insights to help you to move ahead professionally, redirect your career or start a new business venture. In addition to these advisory and coaching services, you’ll also have the opportunity to gain insight into different industries through a series of specialised webinars.

Learn more about the Global Career Advisor Network.

Professional Portfolio of Evidence

A cloud-based collection of your work that you can present to employers and peers to showcase your practical skills and solution-based thinking.

Cloud-based server platform

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.

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