Data Analytics

Athlone Institute of Technology


Course Name Data Analytics
Course Provider Athlone Institute of Technology
Course Code 101870 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Athlone Institute of Technology Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Athlone
Qualification Letters MSc
Duration 12 Months
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Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements:
A Level 8 or equivalent honours degree in Business, Science or Engineering, with a minimum grade of 2.1 (60%), comprising of at least 30 ECTS credits in any combination of maths, computer science or engineering. In line with institute policies, non-native English speakers are required to have an IELTS level of 6.5 or higher.

All applicants will be subject to an interview.
Comment Course Award : Masters of Science
Course NFQ Level : Level 9
Department : Dept of Accounting & Business Computing
Course Content

Expand+Why take this course?

​Do you want to transform the world? Take the guesswork out of decision making with the AIT MSc in Data Analytics.

Data Analytics is the process of examining vast quantities of data, often referred to as Big Data, i...

Subjects Taught Year 1

Semester 1 (September):

Relational Databases in the Era of Big Data (5 credits)
Programming for Big Data (10 credits)
Data Analytics (5 credits)
Statistics for Data Analysis (5 credits)
Data Driven Decision Making (5 credits)

Semester 2 (January):
Advanced Analytics (5 credits)
Research Methods (10 credits)
Databases for Big Data (5 credits)
Data Visualisation (10 credits)

Semester 3 (May):
Industry-led Project (30 credits)
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What opportunities might it lead to?

The Expert Group on Future Skills Needs report identified Data Analytics as an area of skills deficit. Given the wide range of industries in which Data Analytics can be utilised, the demand for Data Analytics g...

Further Enquiries For further information, please contact Trevor Prendergast, Head of Department, or phone 09064 71857

International queries should be directed to the AIT International Office.
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