You will study the software engineering process in both creating and working with large and complex data sets, acquiring the knowledge and experience of tools and techniques that are necessary to be a successful Data Engineer in a range of environments. The focus of the programme is on the practical application of these skills and tools, with the underpinning theories used within this context.
Learning, teaching and assessment methods focus on providing students with engaging and contemporary materials that link theory to practice and require students to take a critical perspective on both.
The programme will benefit people wanting either to change career and start working in data solution development, or to upskill from being a software engineer or data scientist to the combined role of Data Engineer. As the programme is paced to suit the learner, the MSc in Data Engineering will also support learners coming back to education.
Your final dissertation project will allow you to use the tools and approaches you have developed during the course.
You can pay for this course flexibly on a module-by-module basis. This means that you don't have to pay the full course cost upfront.
What you study
- Data Management and Processing
- Database Systems
- Business Intelligence and Reporting for Enterprises
- Data Wrangling
- Data-Driven Decision Making
- Information Systems Engineering
- Master's Dissertation (60 credits)
The Master's Dissertation is studied over two trimesters following successful completion of all other modules.
For the award of MSc Data Engineering, you must successfully pass all seven modules, giving a total of 180 credits. All modules are 20 credits, except where otherwise indicated.
Within each trimester, whilst there is flexibility to work through the material at your own pace you need to be aware of the assessment dates as there is no flexibility in these.
If there is any question regarding the authorship of any submitted assessments, we reserve the right to require students to undertake an online viva.