The Digital Universe is growing at a phenomenal pace. Big Data comes from everywhere, posts to social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat, mobile phones GPS signals, your online footprint and many more. As a result, there is a high demand for graduates in Data Analytics to support this rapidly growing phenomenon.
The BSc (Hons) in Computing (Data Analytics and Big Data) will provide you with the technical skills to investigate large amounts of data to uncover hidden patterns, correlations and other insights.
With these skills, you will analyse data and get answers from it almost immediately.
As a graduate of this discipline you will have a clear understanding of the practical and theoretical foundations of data analytics.
You will experience using current technologies for interpreting, analysing and visualising Big Data to solve problems involving big data sets.
Under the new Common Points Scale for Leaving Certificate 2019, applicants must obtain a minimum of 2H5’s and 4 O6/H7, including a language. Some degree programmes will also require a minimum of O6/H7 in Maths. Please see individual course entry requirements for further details.
Applicants must obtain a minimum of four GCSE passes at grade C to include Maths and English plus two A-level passes at grade C or higher.
You need to complete credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at https://www.dbs.ie/course/full-time-undergraduate/bsc-(hons)-in-data-analytics-and-big-data
The BSc (Hons) Computing (Data Analytics and Big Data) students specialise in Data Analytics and Big Data. A key focus of the programme is to provide graduates with a systematic understanding of the principles, theory and application of computing.
The BSc (Hons) in Computing (Data Analytics and Big Data) programme has been prepared in line with current developments within the ICT sector and is informed by stakeholder feedback from Government and employers. A key feature of the proposed programme is its enhanced focus on employability.