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Data Analytics

This Higher Diploma in Science in Data Analytics aims to facilitate the demand from Government and industry as well as meet the career needs of students from the BMW region and beyond. This programme focuses on data analysis which is becoming an ever more important skill in the Big Data era.

From the outset, this programme will provide the learners with a set of transferable skills with a strong focus on problem solving and practical applications. The aims of the syllabi will be achieved in a variety of ways by the application of an array of teaching, learning and assessment methodologies.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements: Students with a Level 8 degree or equivalent qualification are eligible to apply to join this programme.


18 months

Subjects taught

Year 1

•Database Systems

•Programming for Big Data

•Probability and Statistics

•Interpretation of Data 1

•Data Analytics I

•Data Analytics II

•Data Analytics Project

•Advanced Databases

•Data Analytics Case Studies

•Interpretation of Data 2

•Industry Placement


Course Award: Higher Diploma in Science
Course NFQ Level: Level 8

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