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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Business Modelling / Analysis Business Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MSc in Business Analytics will help you generate and capture greater competitiveness in data-driven business.

Overview

Who is it for?

The MSc in Business Analytics programme will help you generate and capture greater competitiveness in data-driven business.

Our Business Analytics programme is designed to provide a foundation to those who will determine the scope and direction of data analytics research within their organisation, and communicate the research outcomes to the ultimate decision-makers.

Our graduates are trained to participate in the strategic management process, improve the organisation’s financial performance and help design the effective measures of performance of an organisation for which evidence-based data become a strategic asset in the decision-making process.

Therefore, the primary goal is to provide an insight into business data analytics and prepare the students to develop the set of skills and attitudes that will evolve into effective leadership skills.

Typical backgrounds of students are Accounting, Biology, Business Administration/Studies, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Finance, Hospitality Management, Human Resources, Information Systems/Technology, Management, Marketing, Mathematics and Psychology.

Objectives

The main purpose of the master's in Business Analytics programme is to develop a comprehensive set of skills and to encourage the positive attributes that are essential to becoming a successful business analyst.

The master's degree is committed not only to imparting specialist skills, but also to developing the so-called "soft skills” which are important in influencing people and organisations.

As well as obtaining effective and persuasive communication skills, you will also learn about ethics-related issues, which are another key ingredient to responsible leadership.

Career pathways

Career destinations for MSc Business Analytics

Our MSc Business Analytics degree is designed to provide you with the fundamental skills required for a successful career as a Business Analyst. Data-driven business is a growing trend, with analytical skills and essential business knowledge prized by employers who are keen to drive their business forward. You will develop key data analytics skills alongside the soft skills required to influence and lead a business forward. The degree explores business processes that are core for any successful organisation, such as management, finance and measuring performance.

Graduates move into a variety of positions helping many organisations enhance their practices and pave the way for success.

Modules

This module provides a collection of standard analytical methods and explains how data analysis is performed in the real world. They represent an introduction to specific tasks that a business analyst has on a daily basis that ultimately would help in analysing, communicating and validating recommendations to change the business and policies of an organisation.
Applied research project (20 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

29,500

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

29,500

Entry requirements

A UK upper second class degree or above, or the equivalent from an overseas institution, in a relevant subject is required. Students with a degree that includes quantitative topics are sought and such degrees are: actuarial science, business, computer science, economics, engineering, finance, geography, mathematics, psychology, sociology, statistics or any other quantitative social science. Work experience is not a requirement of this course. GMAT is not required for application, but may be requested as a condition of offer at the discretion of the Admissions Panel.

Department profile

The Bayes Business School (formerly Cass Business School) is one of City, University of London’s five Schools. Bayes (formerly Cass Business School) is part of an elite group of business schools to have been awarded triple accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). Our London home is the beating heart of an...more

University information

City, University of London (City) is a leading UK university, with a global vision and a commitment to transforming lives through education. There are over 20,000 students who call the university home, and a postgraduate population of 46%. City has a diverse and international learning community, with over 175,000 alumni representing more than 180 countries worldwide. City is comprised of five different schools: School of Arts & Social...more

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