801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2020
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2019
201+
European Teaching Rankings 2019
College Road, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 2DE, United Kingdom

Big Data Analytics (with a Foundation Year) - Staffordshire University

Graduates from this degree will be able to address the critical skills shortages that exist in the rapidly expanding field of Big Data Analytics. The degree combines a balance of computing practical and business skills integrated with academic rigour. The modern world is experiencing a growth of online data in a variety of forms, including social networks, web documents, digital libraries, blogs, medical records, biological data, remote sensing, imaging, and forecasting. Put simply businesses and industry of today rely solely on large sources of data and the ability to interpret these effectively and efficiently to make decisions. A lot of this data will not be fully structured but still contains valuable information that needs discovering, such as emerging opinions in social networks, consumer purchase behaviour, trends from search engines, and patterns that emerge from such huge data sources. This course puts you at the forefront of new generation technologies. It equips you with the knowledge to contribute to this rapidly emerging area. It will give you hands on experience with various types of large-scale data and information handling.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-14
  • Location
    Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus),Stoke-on-TrentUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £14,000