Data Analytics

National College of Ireland


Course Name Data Analytics
Course Provider National College of Ireland
Course Code 84743 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Evening, Online or Distance, Daytime, Weekend, Blended
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: September 2022.
Application Date Application: Apply online at
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Duration Delivery:
Blended - Livestream with some Campus Stream classes, scheduled in advance.

Part-time Schedule:
Indicative Schedule:
Two evenings per week, 18.00 - 22.00 and every second Saturday.

Duration: 2 years; 4 semesters with a final research project.

Full-time Schedule:
Indicative Schedule:
Students need to be available 09.00-18.00 Mon – Fri. (Class days and times vary).

Duration 1 year; 2 semesters with a final research project.
Course Fee Part-time:
€4,700 per annum. €9,400 total fee. (Fees revised annually).

EU Fee: €6,800 total fee (EU/Ireland applicants). (Fees revised annually).

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Financial Support

Expand+Part-time programme:
This programme is part-funded by Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet.

Part-funded fees of €1,800 are only available for eligible candidates working in private or commercial semi-state organisations in the Republic of Ireland. I...

Entry Requirements

Expand+A minimum of a level 8 (honours degree) qualification (2.2 or higher) on the National Framework of Qualifications. Applicants may be from a cognate/STEM background. Standard applicants for the programme are those hold computing or numerate degre...

Course Content

Expand+Course Description
This computing course aims to produce high-quality, technically competent, innovative graduates that will become leading practitioners in the field of data analytics.

Upon completion of this course, graduates will be abl...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1-2:
Core Modules
• Statistics for Data Analytics
• Database and Analytics Programming
• Data Mining and Machine Learning I
• Data Mining and Machine Learning II
• Modelling, Simulation and Optimization
• Research in Computing...

Assessment Method The course will be assessed with a blend of project work and exams. This varies between modules but typically assessment is 50% continuous assessment and 50% exam.
Careers or Further Progression Award and Progression
The Master of Science in Data Analytics is awarded by QQI at level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications. Students who successfully complete this course may progress to a major award at level 10 on the NFQ. Students may also elect to exit early with the Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Data Analytics at level 9 on the NFQ.
Further Enquiries For Further Information Contact:
The Admissions Team
Telephone: 1800 221 721
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