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Online degree MSc Data Management

MSc Data Management online degree

Full or part-time distance learning degree

We live in a digital world where data drives progress. Are you ready? Harness the power of data with our MSc in Data Management and develop the skills you need to stand out in today's competitive data management roles.

You'll learn to manage, secure, administer, and interpret complex data sets – essential skills across all industries in an increasingly digital world. Step up and become an architect of intelligent data solutions.

Embrace the freedom of online learning, tailoring your education to your schedule and seamlessly integrating your degree into your lifestyle. Engage with classmates, experts and alumni from across the world in a vibrant digital learning environment, while enjoying 24/7 access to comprehensive study materials that will propel you towards progress.

Your online degree at a glance


  • Online, distance learning

Start dates and duration:

  • Apply now for any date.

Tuition fees and funding:

  • Total course cost is £9,750 split equally across the duration of your course (full and part-time).

  • For UK students: you might be eligible for an LIBF Scholarship of £1,200 reduction in study fees and you can apply for a non-means-tested government master's loan.

Entry requirements:

  • 2:2 honours degree and above or equivalent – from a recognised institution.

  • English language: IELTS Level 6.5 or above with no element below 6.0 (or equivalent).

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Fees for MSc Data Management

Complete your degree at your own pace and fit your studies around your professional and personal life.  

For UK students, the total fees will be the same – whether you choose to study full or part time – and there are no fees for the application process

Student loans

You may be eligible for a government master's loan.

LIBF Scholarship

As an LIBF student, you’ll have the opportunity to apply for an LIBF Scholarship. The LIBF Scholarship is an award of £1,200 towards your tuition fees, spread over the duration of your course and reducing your total fees. You are eligible to apply if your household income is less than £3,500 per month.

Fee reductions

You can get up to 5%* off your total fees if you pay in advance (*reduction depends on study duration). To explore all funding options for your MSc Data Management degree, check out our UK fees and funding page or international fees and funding page.

The prices shown below do not include any scholarships.

Online degree
Full time
Duration 12 months
Complete your degree in the shortest possible time and study flexibly – when and where suits you!


 in total

You'll study 9 modules in total (approx. 37 hrs/week).
Online degree
Part time option one
Duration 18 months
Study for a degree whilst fitting it around your work, care and other life commitments.


 a year

You’ll study 6 modules per year (approx. 25 hrs/week).
Online degree
Part time option two
Duration 24 months
Take time to study and spread the tuition fees over a longer period – at no extra cost.


 a year

You’ll study 4–5 modules per year (approx. 19 hrs/week).

Shape your future with LIBF online courses

Flexible learning: your life, your pace

Choose when and where to study, full-time or part-time, with your progress fully supported by our tutors. Learning never has to feel rushed or delayed – it's your journey on your schedule.

Over 140 years of expertise

Upgrade your expertise with the skills of the future. Benefit from our long heritage of education in business, management, and technology combined with the latest digital advancements.

Innovative personalised learning

Learn on your own terms. Gain the skills you need to reach your full potential with support from personal tutors and study coaches, backed up by an always-on AI study assistant: Syntea.

Rewarding your ambition

Distance learning is an affordable, tailored option that fits your lifestyle, with fee reductions available. Fees for online degrees can also be spread over the length of your chosen course.

Entry requirements for MSc Data Management

Every application is different. If you’re not sure whether you meet the entry requirements, or you have any questions, contact us for advice. 

Typical offer

English language requirements

Free iPad to support your studies

If you’re based in the UK, we’ll provide you with a complimentary iPad for your studies. It will contain everything you need to get started and you can use it throughout your course. When you graduate, it will be our gift to you.

We’re sorry we can’t make this gift available to international students studying online right now.

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MSc Data Management course details

Want to harness the real power of data? The modules in our MSc Data Management course are designed to help you do just that. You'll navigate the complexities of both relational and NoSQL databases, stay on top of data trends, and manage data-driven projects like a pro. With experts to guide you, you can arm yourself with the skills required for a bright future in data management.

This online postgraduate degree course includes the following modules:

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.

Career opportunities: Master's Degree in Data Management

In today's data-driven world, the demand for professionals with advanced data management skills is skyrocketing. From tech start-ups to global corporations, healthcare to education, the need to transform vast amounts of raw data into actionable insights is critical – and an MSc in Data Management can put you at the heart of the demand.

Our course also helps you understand the societal and ethical impacts of data management. These human considerations can set you apart in the job market, demonstrating not just your technical prowess but your understanding of the wider context – a powerful combination in any sector.

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Advance your career with an MSc Data Management

As a graduate of this online MSc Data Management degree, you'll have exciting career opportunities, often working in multidisciplinary teams with professionals from diverse backgrounds such as our online MSc Business Intelligence degree or our online MSc Computer Science course.

LIBF has been great. Tutor support is amazing and don’t even get me started on the study materials. 11/10, couldn’t have asked for a better experience. You can tell the tutors and student support, etc, really want you to succeed. Really couldn’t have wished for a better experience, I’ve had my expectations blown out of the water. LIBF is the way to go!
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Rachel D

BSc (Hons) Computer Science

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