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Data Analytics

Aim of Programme
The programme aim is to equip graduates with the ability to work with large volumes of data, irrespective of where this data originates, to derive meaning and insights. Graduates will be equipped with the skills to manipulate this data and present such insights by utilising a range of analytical skills and analysis techniques.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements
A four-year, Level 8 honours degree (or equivalent) in a discipline that has a significant numerate content (e.g. maths/finance/statistics).

Applicants who have substantial (i.e. 10+ years) relevant industry experience may be considered for application via the institute's Recognition of Prior Learning policy.


40 weeks, Monday and Wednesday 7.00pm to 9.00pm, online.

Number of credits


Further enquiries

Kathleen Begley, Faculty administrator
Email: +353 (0)90 647 1857

Subjects taught

Semester 1
• Relational Databases
• Statistics for Data Analytics
• Data Analytics and Interpretation
• Programming for Data Analytics

Semester 2
• Research Methods
• Project/ Thesis

Semester 3
• Advanced Analytics
• Advanced Databases
• Data Visualisation


Master of Science in Data Analytics (NFQ Level 9)

Course fee

€2,500 per annum

The programme will commence with a residential weekend on Friday 7 September 2018, which is included in programme fees

Enrolment and start dates

Commencing January 2020.

Institute Induction for students that are new to the Institute will take place on Saturday 11 January 2020. Attendance on that date is compulsory.

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