This specialist Level 9 MSc in Big Data Management and Analytics aims to equip students with the necessary skills and analytic mind-set to pursue a career in a dynamic data analytics industry.
Designed specifically to address a growing need in the industry, the MSc in Big Data Management and Analytics at Griffith College is a 1-2 year programme which aims to build upon students' knowledge of computing science and create big data specialists. Delivered on a full and part-time basis, as a graduate of this course, you will:
We run 2 intakes for this course commencing in Spring and Autumn.
17th of September, 2018
4th of February, 2019*
*subject to sufficient numbers
This programme contains eight taught modules and a final Dissertation / Dissertation by Practice. Four modules are taught per semester; so learners complete eight taught modules over two semesters and then complete a project over a period of twelve weeks. The overall programme is one calendar year long if studied on a full-time basis and two years if studying on a part-time basis.
Learners who successfully complete eight taught modules and do not wish to submit their dissertation may decide to exit with an award of Post Graduate Diploma in Big Data Management and Analytics (60 ECTS, level 9).
Candidates applying for this course should have a 2.2 Level 8 honours degree in Computing Science, or a 2.2 Higher Diploma in Computing or related discipline or international equivalent and/or relevant work experience.
To apply for the MSc in Big Data Management and Analytics please submit an online application
A member of our admissions team will then be in contact with you to request to following documents:
A copy of your undergraduate degree transcripts
A copy of your passport or driving licence
An Academic Administration Fee of EUR250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below. The fees below relate to Year 1 fees only.
Irish/EU living in Ireland: EUR 6,700.00
Irish/EU Living in Ireland: EUR 6,700.00
An Academic Administration Fee of EUR250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.
Non-EU students: a Medical Insurance, Student Services and Administration fee of EUR300 is payable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.
Non-EU Living in Ireland: EUR 11,000.00
Non-EU living Abroad: EUR 11,000.00
EU Living Abroad: EUR 7,700.00
Students wishing to pay for their fees monthly may avail of our direct debit scheme. Please download our Fee Payment Information document to review the payment plan schedule and how to apply.
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They will need to complete a Griffith College Sponsorship Form and send this to the Student Fees Office:
All QQI accredited programmes of education and training of 3 months or longer duration are covered by arrangements under section 65 (4) of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 whereby, in the event of the provider ceasing to provide the programme for any reason, enrolled learners may transfer to a similar programme at another provider, or, in the event that this is not practicable, the fees most recently paid will be refunded.
On completion of the Level 9 MSc in Big Data Management and Analytics, students may progress onto a range of Level 10 Doctoral programmes on the National Qualifications Framework. The Postgraduate QQI validation means that your qualification is recognised not only in Ireland and Europe but throughout the world.
Through the MSc in Big Data Management and Analytics, you will have gained valuable professional experience, specialised in a key emerging field and developed many technical skills. There is a wide range of career options for our graduates including: