What do project management and data analysis have in common? They’re two of the most highly sought-after skills in business right now. Why not combine both with our MSc in Data Analytics and Project Management and set yourself apart from the competition?
Our online masters in analytics and project management places an emphasis on directly applying what you learn to your day-to-day role, allowing you to demonstrate immediate impact to your employer. You’ll study topics such as data design, project management techniques, and project analytics, as well as having the chance to complete your own original research project to bring your learning to life.
Whether you’re already leading in your organisation in a project management role, or want to take on a higher management position in your current organisation, this course has been designed to help you achieve your professional ambitions.
By helping you develop your project management and decision-making skills, we’re preparing you for the next step into a senior role. You’ll also have the chance to collaborate with classmates, building your teamwork skills and growing your international business network.
The staff and the support along the way has been amazing. Any questions or enquiries are answered. I cannot thank the admissions team enough for their part in advising and supporting me through this course. It is a big step to make and having the support through the whole process really helped.
The way we assess our students provides you with the opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways. These assessment methods are designed to put your new knowledge into practice and keep track of how well you’re progressing in your studies. These include:
At Arden University we consider applications on a case by case basis. If you have significant work experience, have qualifications you have gained elsewhere, or a degree or qualification that isn't a clear pathway to this degree - we are more than happy to discuss your application.
To be eligible for this data analytics and project management master's degree at Arden University, you must normally have:
We also offer an internal English test for applicants who are unable to provide an English Proficiency letter. More information on this can be found here.
Please be aware that this course will require you to handle numbers, so we recommend that you have a minimum of a Grade C in GCSE maths to proceed.
We are happy to consider an application from you if you can show us you have the motivation to study this data analytics and project management degree.
We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We may also want references and evidence of relevant experiences.
Whilst you can read your study materials on your smart phone or tablet, to make the most of your learning experience, you will need access to a laptop or computer (we recommend one running the latest version of Windows), and a good stable internet connection.
The Arden University Postgraduate Merit Scholarship offers UK Online Learning students with a 2.1 undergraduate degree or higher £2,000 off our postgraduate tuition fees. You can also apply for up to £11,836 funding from Student Finance England fund your studies.
If you’re an international student, we have a number of Regional Offers that can help you save money on your tuition fees.
When you help a friend or family member to study with Arden through our Refer a Friend programme, both you and the person you refer will receive a £500 Amazon e-voucher or £500 tuition fee credit.
Studying with us here at Arden teaches you how to handle and interpret complex data sets, and you’ll be developing skills that are essential in national and international businesses. If you are currently working in a management function or looking to specialise in data, our range of data analytics courses will develop your ability to analyse and interpret data in order to make business decisions. I look forward to welcoming you to the Arden University family.
By mastering two of a modern business’s most in-demand skills, you’re laying the foundations for true career progression, not just now, but long term. After all, data analysis and project management are fundamental skills for effective leadership, too. So whether you want to take the next step up with your current employer or take on a new career challenge, you’ll graduate from this course with the skills to make it happen.
You’ll gain a wide range of management skills by completing an MA in project management and data analytics. Best of all, because the emphasis is on applying what you’ve learned in real-world scenarios, you’ll find these skills are transferable to a range of different roles. Whilst studying, you’ll:
Understanding the role of data analytics for management and decision-making opens up a wide range of management and leadership opportunities. These skills are in demand from organisations in both public and private sectors, giving you flexibility in the next stage of your career.
Here are just some of the roles you could progress to after completing your Arden master’s course:
If you're looking to gain some additional skills as you study, you can take an industry-certified online course while you’re studying your Arden degree, at no extra cost.
You can choose to become certified on Salesforce Trailhead, gain certification through Cisco’s Networking Academy, or take courses on Amazon’s cloud-based learning platform, AWS Educate. All of these courses complement our degree modules and are highly valued by employers worldwide.
Once you’ve enrolled with Arden, our careers centre is easily accessible directly from inside our online platform, ilearn. The careers centre is here to help you discover the areas of your academic and professional life that you find most meaningful and rewarding, and then apply this to your career pathway.
Just a few of the career tools you’ll find in the careers centre include:
To help support your academic journey, Arden University pays for your student membership in the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
The IET is recognised globally as a hallmark of quality and professionalism and can help boost your prospects with tips, tools and techniques you’ll use for life. It is home to more than 154,000 engineering and technology professionals in 148 countries.
As a student member of the IET, you’ll have access to the student hub, which includes a digital library (IET’s research and intelligence resources), virtual library (thousands of online eBooks, eJournals, magazines, and reports), IET.tv, and valuable mentoring opportunities.