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Postgraduate Big Data

This is for the data innovators

Develop advanced-level skills in the emerging big data sector.

Deepen your understanding of advanced software development, systems for big data analytics, statistical data analysis, data mining, data security, and data visualisation.

Our MSc Big Data Science and Technology programme is designed and delivered by our research-active academic staff, and is accredited by the Chartered Institute for IT (BCS).

Courses in this subject

We have 2 courses in this area.


Postgraduate study can open up new possibilities and help accelerate your career.

Big data is a major area for future growth and investment. As the global big data industry continues to grow year on year, so do career opportunities within the field. Possible careers include:

  • big data engineer
  • big data analyst
  • big data scientist
  • information technology consultant
  • big data developer
  • big data programmer

Want to find out more?

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Postgraduate finance and funding

Postgraduate study is an investment in your future, and funding your degree has never been easier.

There are a range of options to help you cover the costs of studying, including loans and scholarships. Current and past University of Bradford students can also benefit from our Alumni Discount Scheme.

Find out more about financing your postgraduate studies:

Tuition fees cover the cost of your registration, tuition, academic supervision, assessment and examination.

Government loans of up to £12,167 are available to help cover your tuition fees and living costs while you study.

Every year the University of Bradford invests over £4m in scholarships to help students from all backgrounds. 

The government provides doctoral loans of up to £27,892 to help cover your course fees and living costs while you study.

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