MSc Applied Data Analyst Apprenticeship Level 7

Our Data Analytics Masters apprenticeship can allow your business to capitalise on data that’s already available to you. It will enhance the abilities of managers and future leaders within your business, who base key decisions on data insights. This Level 7 data science apprenticeship combines technical data skills with business acumen and is designed to help your professionals and future leaders to address business problems, achieve strategic goals and transform organisations using data-driven decision making. Hire new staff or upskill your existing team with this data science apprenticeship Level 7.

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Skills gained with an MSc applied data science apprenticeship

After completing the data analyst apprenticeship Level 7, a master of applied data analytics can:

  • Understand how the newly acquired data skill set is applied at a more strategic level
  • Articulate clearly findings in a form that resonates with senior stakeholders, enabling organisations to deliver real improvement and change
  • Results and outcomes driven to achieve high key performance outcomes for digital and technology solutions objectives
  • Create strong, positive relationships to produce high performing technical teams
  • Create ‘purple’ people in the business who can speak in business terms and can define the business requirements

Key information

24 months
Study modes
Online teaching, coaching, and workplace development
Qualifications Achieved
Master of Science in Applied Data Analytics awarded by BPP University

Benefits of a data analyst apprenticeship level 7

For employers

A data analyst apprenticeship will:

  • Offer a fantastic opportunity for managers and future leaders who can underpin their decisions using insights
  • Allow your business to capitalise on the information within their business due to a shortage of experts
  • Equip employees with the expertise to analyse and generate insights that inform their decisions
  • Directly address the growing skills gap
  • Teach employees the skills necessary to work with complex data and how to apply these skills
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For learners

A level 7 data science apprenticeship will provide you with:

  • A solid understanding of data science concepts and techniques
  • The ability to leverage the power of big data and domain knowledge to solve real world problems
  • Best in class technical skills and the ability to manipulate vast amounts of data
  • An understanding of how to present and explain complex findings to a broad audience
  • An awareness of how to address business problems and also present future opportunities
  • A Master of Applied Data Analytics qualification
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Knowledge Gained

A data analyst apprenticeship level 7 will teach your employees how to handle vast volumes of data, and achieve strategic goals. The skills gained through this apprenticeship will enable graduates to transform organisations using data-driven decision making. They will have a full awareness of how their skills are applied at a strategic level, converting data into knowledge and insight.

Programme Modules
Entry requirements
Apprenticeship Standard
Programme Modules

Programme Modules

    • Advanced Data Analytics
    • Languages, Code Libraries and Programming Tools
    • Machine Learning Algorithms
    • Analytic Modelling and Visualisation
    • Big Data Architectures and Analytics
    • Discovering Insights from Data to Inform Decision-Making
    • Applied Techniques of Data Mining and Machine Learning
    • Deep Learning and Neural Networks
    • Fundamentals of RPA


Each apprenticeship course has a standard set of competencies – Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours – that are focused on throughout the programme. The Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours are evaluated through the End-Point Assessment (EPA), which is completed in the last month of the apprenticeship. The EPA is conducted by an external assessor, and will include the following elements that need to be completed in order to finish the apprenticeship.

  1. A project report submitted after the gateway, answering a series of critical and evaluative skills and behaviours questions based on work experience
  2. A professional discussion
Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements will be set by individual employers, but must include one of the following:

  • A minimum of a 2:2 Honours degree in a related subject (eg STEM) from a UK or recognised international university; OR
  • A minimum of a 2:1 Honours degree in a non-related subject from a UK or recognised international university; OR
  • Applicants with less than the required level of academic qualification may be considered if they have significant work experience and/or a relevant professional qualification in the field of data analytics


This apprenticeship programme costs £21,000, all covered through the Apprenticeship Levy. Even if your business doesn’t pay into the Levy, the government funds 95% of all apprenticeship training, with your business only paying 5%.

MSc Applied Data Analytics Apprenticeship Standard

MSc Applied Data Analytics Apprenticeship Standard

The MSc Applied Data Analytics Apprenticeship Standard outlines that this course is designed to teach learners to collect, organise and study data to provide business insight. Duties include:

  • Identifying data sources to meet the organisation’s requirement, using evidence-based decision making to establish a rationale for inclusion and exclusion of various data sets and models.
  • Liaising with the client and colleagues from other areas of the organisation to establish reporting needs and deliver insightful and accurate information.
  • Collecting, compiling and, if needed, cleansing data, such as sales figures, Digital Twins etc. solving any problems that arise, to or from a range of internal and external systems.
  • Producing performance dashboards and reports in the Visualisation and Model Building Phase.
  • Supporting the organisation by maintaining and developing reports for analysis to aid with decisions, and adhering to organisational policy/legislation.

Why choose our MSc applied data analytics apprenticeship?

Estio is a leading provider of digital and technology apprenticeship programmes, offering a comprehensive apprenticeship course informed by industry experts, and delivered remotely to ensure enough flexibility for your apprentice’s needs to be suited.

What does an applied data analytics apprentice do?

A data analytics apprentice will learn the technical skills that enable them to work with complex data architectures including programming, big data, advanced analytics and cloud technologies, alongside everyday work.

What is a data analytics apprenticeship level 7?

A Data Analytics Masters will help your business to capitalise on data that’s available in your business. It enhances the abilities for managers and future leaders who base key decisions on

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