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MSc Data Analytics and Information Systems Management

With the explosive presence of Big Data in modern business, employees with skills in data analytics is now essential for success. This course will prepare you with the relevant skills to maximise the opportunities that Big Data now offers, knowing how to approach data and ask the right questions. Learning to apply the principles of data handling to inform decision making will make you the glue that aligns information systems in your organisation to business strategies.

This course is delivered 100% online. By the end of the programme you'll be able to apply your newly developed data analytics knowledge to the IT environment. If you are a manager wishing to drive your career forward or wanting to start a new role in this field, our online MSc will make you stand out from the crowd, putting you a step ahead of other IT leaders by having valuable sought-after knowledge of data analytics and the ability to put your learning into practice straight away.


  • Data Design
  • Data Handling and Decision Making
  • Data Visualisation and Interpretation
  • IS and Business Strategy Alignment
  • Technology and Trend Monitoring
  • Project and Portfolio Management
  • Research Project 

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must normally have:

  • A UK honours degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent.

For students whose prior learning was not taught in English:

  • IELTS 6.5 or equivalent

Please be aware that this course will require you to handle numbers. We recommend that you have a minimum of GCSE standard maths to succeed. Please speak to our admissions team for more information.

If you don’t have academic qualifications

We are more than happy to consider, and positively encourage, an application from you if have substantial suitable work experience (typically 5 years senior level experience) and can show us that you have the motivation to study the programme. We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We may also want references and evidence of relevant experiences.

MSc Data Analytics and Information Systems Management

Distance Learning

Published on 31 May 2020