MSc Big Data Technologies Scholarships

GCU expects to have funded places from The Data Lab and the Scottish Funding Council to provide full-fees funding opportunities for MSc Big Data Technologies, for September 2021 start students (Home [Scotland] and EU-students only).

The scholarship also brings a full year of exciting events run by the Data Lab. The Data Lab programme includes events designed to facilitate networking with students on Data Science courses across Scotland, industry data leaders, professionals and researchers. Events include a cross-university Innovation Challenge; sector specific employability and skills training - and the opportunity to undertake a paid industrial placement in a Scottish business.

Full fees scholarships for MSc Big Data Technologies are awaiting final confirmation from the Data Lab for September 2021 entry. Scholarships will be awarded based on motivation, and academic and financial circumstances


Applications for the scholarships will open in Spring 2021 (date TBC).

Study MSc Big Data Technologies at GCU

The Data Lab Scholarships for MSc Big Data Technologies

Terms and conditions of the Data Lab Scholarship

By completing the application you agree to the following 

Please be advised that this scholarship is administered by The Data Lab.

If you're successful in your application, then some information will be shared with The Data Lab.


This is a condition of accepting the scholarship.

  • Your contact details such as name and University email address, evidence of your qualifications at enrolment, attendance at workshops, modules completed and your final qualification achieved will be provided by the University and shared with The Data Lab, for the purposes of administering the MSc course.
  • Evidence of your right to live and work in the UK must be provided and will be shared with the ‘relevant agencies’. The ‘relevant agencies’ in this instance are The Data Lab and the Scottish Funding Council.
  • You must provide details of your employment status six months after graduating.

The scholarship cannot be transferred to any other academic session and is applicable to 2021/2022 only.