Big data is enabling companies to unlock previously hidden information into areas ranging from customer behaviour to how their businesses function, providing vital insight that can affect the profitability and sustainability an organisation.
In a world where technology is advancing at a rapid pace, data-driven scientific discovery represents one of the most exciting developments – already making a huge impact in the social and services sectors enabled by the Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud computing.
This accredited Master’s degree is designed to equip you with the skills and expertise in the emerging big data mining techniques required for the analysis, interpretation and visualisation of complex, high-volume, high-dimensional, structured and unstructured data from a variety of sources.
We aim to provide an understanding of data science and computational intelligence, including specialist knowledge in machine learning, neural networks, evolutionary and fuzzy computing, data and web mining, information retrieval as well as important development tools and platforms.
Through practical activities, industry input and a focus on skills’ development, we seek to foster an informed, flexible and critical approach to problem solving, giving you the confidence, professionalism, knowledge and skills to adapt to modern technological environments.
Enjoying high levels of student satisfaction, above national sector averages, for our teaching, we offer state-of-the-art facilities, including specialist computing labs with high-performance hardware along with the utilisation of industry-standard software and collaboration coding platforms, such as Github.
You will be given the chance to work alongside staff conducting ground-breaking research in the fields of: computational intelligence; intelligent information modelling and retrieval; distributed systems and modelling; interactive worlds; digital security and forensics; and biomedical technologies.
We enjoy extensive industry links with national and international companies, such as the RAC, London Transport, London Metropolitan Police, National Grid, Severn Trent Water. You may also be given an opportunity to showcase your work to potential employers at our annual New Wizards Showcase event.