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Online degrees at LIBF Data degrees

Unleash your potential in the world of data

Are you excited by the boom in big data and the opportunities it brings for understanding people, societies and the world? Whether you see yourself shaping advanced analytics systems, safeguarding organisations from cyber threats, or inventing groundbreaking data solutions, our data degrees will prepare you to master data handling, management, and manipulation.

Start dates and duration

Choose to study full or part-time online.

Start your course on any day you choose.

Entry requirements

Undergraduate: 2 subjects at A-Level or equivalent.

Postgraduate: a 2:2 first degree or equivalent.

Tuition fees and funding support

UK residents may be eligible for a student loan or our LIBF Scholarship.

Fee reductions available of up to 10% for tuition fees paid in advance.

Undergraduate and postgraduate data degrees

Choose one of our flexible, online data degrees and turn your passion for data into a successful career.

Why study a data degree?

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As businesses and governments continue to see the potential value in data, there is a growing demand for professionals with expertise in data analysis and management.

LinkedIn, the world's largest professional networking site, recognised this trend by including four data roles on its list of Jobs on the Rise 2023. The World Economic Forum's Future of Jobs Report 2023 highlighted that data analysts and scientists are among the top roles increasingly in demand across various industries and countries.

Not only is the demand increasing, but salaries in the field are also highly competitive. According to uk.indeed.com, the average salary* for a Head of Data role in the UK is £70,015. This figure clearly demonstrates the value that companies place on individuals who possess in-depth knowledge and skills in data analysis.

*Salary information correct as of February 2024.

Types of data degrees

At LIBF, we offer a diverse range of degree programs tailored to help you find the perfect fit for your future.

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Data science degrees

If you're captivated by the world of data science, our online BSc Data Science and MSc Data Science courses will empower you to explore the captivating realms of machine learning, predictive modelling, and statistical analysis. You'll develop a deep understanding of data-driven technologies and their transformative impact across industries.

Depending on the level you study at and the elective modules you choose, you'll develop skills in:

  • Python programming language

  • statistical analysis and predictive modelling techniques

  • data analysis and visualisation techniques

  • machine and learning approaches and feature engineering.

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Data management degrees

A Master’s in Data Management can transform your understanding of complex data systems, database design, data security, and more. Develop a specialised understanding of big data management, and the technical and analytical abilities to manage complex data systems.

Depending on the level you study at and the elective modules you choose, you'll develop skills in:

  • understanding relational and NoSQL databases

  • mastering big data technologies and storage frameworks

  • devising efficient data processing pipelines

  • cyber security and data protection measures.

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Business data degrees

A BSc Business Information Systems or MSc Business Intelligence degree develops your ability to improve business success through the management and processing of data. You’ll learn how to streamline business operations and provide technical solutions to complex business data problems.

Depending on the level you study at and the elective modules you choose, you'll develop skills in:

  • key statistical concepts for data analysis

  • designing effective IT systems and understanding enterprise resource planning

  • advanced data modelling and reporting

  • leveraging big data technologies to make insightful decisions.

Career prospects with a data degree

With a data degree from LIBF, you’ll prepare yourself for employment with companies that are actively seeking people with the skills to tackle complex data challenges and drive innovation. Your expertise in data will make you invaluable to employers from start-ups to global corporations.

Gain technical skills in programming, statistical analysis, and database management, as well as a deep understanding of data ethics, privacy, and security. With our comprehensive data programs, you can pursue diverse career paths, whether you dream of becoming a data scientist, business analyst, or data engineer.

Why choose LIBF's data degrees?

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Our online data degrees allow you the flexibility to start your degree on any day that suits you. Whether you choose full or part-time study, our programs are designed to suit your busy lifestyle. We also offer various funding options, including monthly, annual, or in-full payments, with fee reductions available for annual or in-full payments.

At LIBF, we prioritise individual support and guidance. Our expert Study Coaches and career advisors are dedicated to your success, providing personalised assistance every step of the way. With over 140 years of educational expertise and a Silver-rating for teaching excellence in (TEF, 2023), you can trust us to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the field of data.

Find your data degree

Contact us about our online degrees

If you have any queries about how to apply for our online degrees, or anything else, please contact our Study Advisors.

Our office is open Monday to Friday from 8.00am to 6.00pm UK time.

Get your online degree digital prospectus

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