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Full time | Birkbeck, University of London | 1 year | 03-OCT-22

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

03-OCT-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Data Analysis Business Modelling / Analysis Business Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Our new MSc Business Analytics is designed to enhance your skills in data analysis and evidence-based decision-making. It is ideal if you are looking to develop your knowledge and technical skills in an area of high demand by all types of organisations.

This course provides a blend of technical, quantitative modules in data analytics alongside more applied business-focused modules that will develop your ability to make data-driven decisions within a business and organisational setting. You will develop the skills to: analyse and interpret data to generate insights and intelligence; apply forecasting methods to model scenarios that inform organisational decision-making and solve complex business problems; communicate technical information to different audiences.

You will also take part in practical sessions on data analytics, simulation and other statistical data analysis exercises using available datasets, web analytics services and established analytical tools to enhance your knowledge, skills and understanding in business analytical techniques.

HIGHLIGHTS

Based in the School of Business, Economics and Informatics, the Department of Management is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in teaching, research and consultancy in the broad field of management.

Our academic staff are active researchers as well as enthusiastic teachers, and regularly publish cutting-edge articles in the world's leading journals. We have particular research strengths in international business and strategy, the management of innovation and entrepreneurship, human resource management, corporate governance, sports management, and marketing, as well as financial management and accounting.

Birkbeck students are drawn from a diverse range in terms of age and academic, social and cultural backgrounds. This creates a stimulating and supportive learning environment.

CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITY

This master's degree will prepare you for analytics roles in a business or management setting within large as well as small, start-up organisations. If you are interested in further study it will also provide you with a strong foundation for PhD research in this area.

We offer a comprehensive Careers Service - Birkbeck Futures - your career partner during your time at Birkbeck and beyond. At every stage of your career journey, we empower you to take ownership of your future, helping you to make the connection between your experience, education and future ambitions.

Modules

This module focuses on how data-driven and analytical approaches can be used to inform decisions from a senior management perspective. It will focus on how senior management integrate a data-driven approach into the organisation, how they lead and develop a culture that embraces the value of data, but also considers the ethical issues around the use of data (e.g. data privacy).

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

12,450

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

19,200

Entry requirements

Our standard postgraduate entry requirement is a second-class honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university, or an equivalent international qualification. This degree is designed for graduates who are new to business analytics. The course is heavily quantitative in nature therefore some prior experience in quantitative skills would be beneficial. For those applicants without prior experience in statistics, a short introductory statistics course will be provided.

University information

Based in the heart of London, Birkbeck has established a reputation for providing its postgraduate students with an engaging, exciting learning experience, and positive feedback from its community of professional alumni is testimony to the university’s continued success. With a history that dates back almost 200 years, Birkbeck, University of London offers a unique learning experience which delivers a competitive program of nearly 300...more