Year in Data Analytics Project - MAST5957

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2023 to 2024
Combined Autumn Spring Summer 5 30 (15) James Bentham checkmark-circle


A list of projects will be offered and each student will be allocated to a project supervised by a member of staff as determined by the convenor. This will cover a range of suitable topics. The allocation of a topic will be made at the start of the Spring term. Students will work on their project during the Spring and Summer terms.


Contact hours

Contact hours: 6
Private study: 294
Total number of study hours: 300


Spring and Summer

Method of assessment

Main assessment methods (100% Coursework)
Project plan - 2 pages (10%)
Mid-project presentation (10%)
Dissertation – Approximately 30 pages (80%)

Reassessment methods:100% coursework

Indicative reading

Texts will depend on the project offered.

Learning outcomes

The intended subject specific learning outcomes.
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
1. demonstrate a reasonable ability to plan and develop a project themed in data analytics;
2 .convey a systematic understanding of key aspects of a topic in data analytics;
3 .demonstrate a reasonable level of skill in the presentation of a topic in data analytics;
4 .show judgement in the selection and presentation of material to communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences.

The intended generic learning outcomes.
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
1. communicate arguments clearly and draw reasonably accurate conclusions;
2. manage their own learning and development, including time-management;
3. demonstrate enhanced intellectual independence;
4. communicate technical and non-technical material competently;
5. demonstrate critical thinking skills.


  1. Credit level 5. Intermediate level module usually taken in Stage 2 of an undergraduate degree.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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