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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
4 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 1820 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 14000 per year

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About Data Analytics at Faculty of Science, University of Strathclyde

Why this course?

In the modern world information is everywhere - from the daily stream of financial data emerging from the world's markets to worldwide internet traffic, personal health records, or simply your local newsagent's sales figures for the last week.

Understanding this vast array of data is one of the key challenges we currently face and requires expertise in subjects such as mathematics, statistics and computing.

Data Analytics is the science of examining raw data using advanced computing technologies. It's growing to be a fundamental part of modern business and industry.

In fact, in their recent report, The Tech Partnership and SAS UK stated that

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Notes about fees for this course

Fees & funding

How much will my course cost?

Scotland/EU

  • 2017/18 - £1,820

Rest of UK

  • 2017/18 - £9,250

Bachelor degrees at Strathclyde will cost £9,250 a year, but the total amount payable will be capped at £27,750 for students on a four-year Bachelors programme. Students studying on integrated Masters degree programmes - for example MSci, MEng and MPharm - will pay £9,250 for the Masters year.

International

  • 2017/18 - £14,000

Additional fees 

Course materials & costs 

Class materials (lecture notes and exercise sheets) for the majority of Mathematics & Statistics classes are available free to download. For some classes, students may need access to a textbook.  Textbook costs are typically in the £20-60 price range.  These prices are dependent on format (e-book, soft or hardback) and whether bought new or second hand.  

PVG scheme (Protection of Vulnerable Groups)

Third-year Maths and Teaching students will need to pay for the full price of a PVG membership scheme.  

Other costs 

£40 returnable deposit for PRS handsets.

Please note: All fees shown are annual and may be subject to an increase each year. Find out more about fees.

How can I fund my studies?

Students from Scotland and the EU

If you're a Scottish or EU student, you may be able to apply to the Student Award Agency Scotland (SAAS) to have your tuition fees paid by the Scottish government. Scottish students may also be eligible for a bursary and loan to help cover living costs while at University.

For more information on funding your studies have a look at our University Funding page.

Students from England, Wales & Northern Ireland

We have a generous package of bursaries on offer for students from England, Northern Ireland and Wales

You don't need to make a separate application for these. When your place is confirmed at Strathclyde, we'll assess your eligibility.Have a look at our scholarship search for any more funding opportunities.

International Students (Non UK, EEA)

We have a number of scholarships available to international students. Take a look at our scholarship search to find out more.

Available scholarships

We have a wide range of scholarships available. Have a look at our scholarship search to find a scholarship.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Minimum grades

Required subjects are indicated following minimum accepted grades.

Highers

Year 1 entry: AABB or ABBBC (Maths A, Advanced Higher Maths recommended)

Advanced Highers

Year 2 entry: AB (Maths A, Computing Science B, involving an appropriate programming language)

A Levels

Year 1 entry: BBB (Maths B)

Typical entry requirements: ABB

Year 2 entry: ABB (Maths A, Computer Science, involving an appropriate programming language)

Typical entry requirements: AAA

International Baccalaureate

32 (Maths HL6, Computer Science, involving an appropriate programming language)

HNC

Year 1 entry: relevant HNC with strong mathematical content, B in Graded Unit

Year 2 entry: not offered

Additional information

Deferred entry is accepted.

Widening access

We want to increase opportunities for people from every background. Strathclyde selects our students based on merit, potential and the ability to benefit from the education we offer. We look for more than just your grades. We consider the circumstances of your education and will make lower offers to certain applicants as a result.

Find out if you can benefit from this type of offer.

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