Study patterns: Big Data Analytics MSc (online)

On this page you will find the study patterns for our MSc Big Data Analytics (online) programme.

This study pattern highlights the module(s) that you will need to study and select for the upcoming academic year. The scheduled modules for the remainder of your programme, outlined below, are based on the current plan, however, please note that the order of these may be subject to change. Should any changes be made, we will communicate this to you as soon as possible. Should you have any concerns regarding this, please do not hesitate to contact us on +44 (0)1332 594000 or onlineadmissions@derby.ac.uk.

For our students completing the programme at the standard rate of study, we recommend that you study 20 hours per week. For our students completing the programme at the accelerated rate of study, we recommend that you study 40 hours per week.

Big Data Analytics, MSc (online) - standard (3 years) with Autumn (September) start

Study PatternAutumnSpringSummer
Year 1 Business Analytics
(7CS512)
20 credits
Emerging Computing Technologies and Research Methods
(7CS528)
20 credits
Processing Big Data
(7CS516)
20 credits
Year 2 Statistical Techniques
(7MA505)
20 credits
Analytics: Ethics, Trust and Governance
(7CS517)
20 credits
Option A Module*
20 credits
Year 3 Research Project
(7CS995)
60 credits
Research Project
(7CS995)
60 credits continued
Research Project
(7CS995)
60 credits continued

*Option A Modules (summer): Information Visualisation (7CS519); Natural Language Processing (7CS518)

  

Big Data Analytics, MSc (online) - accelerated (2 years) with Autumn (September) start

Study PatternAutumnSpringSummer
Year 1

Business Analytics
(7CS512)
20 credits

Statistical Techniques
(7MA505)
20 credits

Emerging Computing Technologies and Research Methods
(7CS528)
20 credits

Analytics: Ethics, Trust and Governance
(7CS517)
20 credits

Processing Big Data
(7CS516)
20 credits

Option A Module*
20 credits

Year 2 Research Project
(7CS995)
60 credits
Research Project
(7CS995)
60 credits continued
Research Project
(7CS995)
60 credits continued

 *Option A Modules (summer): Information Visualisation (7CS519); Natural Language Processing (7CS518)