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MBA (Business Analytics)

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

19-SEP-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

MBA Data Analysis Business Modelling / Analysis

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MBA Business Analytics is designed for working professionals who are looking to apply analytics and data-driven decision-making to optimize their business performance. It offers the opportunity to lead, recognise contemporary business knowledge and skills that can take you to an exceptional level in terms of career progression, employability and earning potential.

The programme equips you with technical skills and business acumens to understand modern issues and practices in digital and analytics-driven economies. You will develop practical interpersonal skills to bring positive organisational and market changes. This additionally provides an opportunity to explore and learn modern management tools, big data, databases, digitisation, artificial intelligence, machine learning, key software (e.g., R, Python, SQL) and analytics in the context of business operations and build expertise and capabilities required to be an effective leader.

Our Business School is internationally recognised and plays a major role in industry through research, and consultancy. Not only will you acquire the business knowledge essential to success, you’ll also develop the crucial characteristics – such as strong communication and interpersonal skills, quantitative knowledge and technical skills – most sought after in the highly competitive global business environment.

How You'll Study

You’ll study in a contemporary university environment and experience innovative teaching methods that give you the chance to interact with industry. You will learn through a combination of theory and practice, taking the knowledge from the classroom to the workplace. A stimulating mix of lectures, tutorials, seminars, case studies, field work and business simulations will be further supported by on-line forums and additional learning materials and frameworks.

Assessment Methods

  • Just like industry, we don’t run our programmes around exams – in fact there are no exams, just intensive real-world learning that helps you gain relevant knowledge, quickly and effectively.
  • All assessments are done by a portfolio of work-based assignments.
  • We’re talking about powerful knowledge that will stay with you and make you more marketable within industry long after you’ve completed the MBA.

Why Study MBA (Business Analytics)?

This pathway MBA will equip you with enhanced knowledge and understanding of analytics and digitisation to enable you to pursue more specific roles. You’ll not only enhance your credentials with a globally-recognised MBA and first-class management training, you will develop a holistic approach to understanding and solving major business problems. This course will help you to:

• Learn subject-specific skills related to big data, databases, digitisation, artificial intelligence, machine learning, software (e.g., R, Python)
• Demonstrate critical thinking and interlink its evaluation with creativity
• Effectively execute teamwork, build business relationships, exercise leadership, learn negotiation and recognize cultural and individual differences.

Careers

MBA graduates are in high demand worldwide and the average salary of an MBA graduate is over £80,000 according to the Association of MBAs. Our Alumni have enjoyed much success with recent graduates going on to work in organisations such as Accenture, Bank of Scotland, Centrica, Citibank, KPMG, Shell and Standard Chartered Bank.

Modules

This course focuses on the economics of business allowing students to understand the economics that underlie a whole host of business issues. The course will cover the functioning of markets, consumer behaviour, pricing, production and costing problems, monopoly and the business implications of inflation, economic growth and economic policy.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£27,000

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

£27,000

Entry requirements

Open to graduates from any discipline, this programme does not require business or management study to be completed at undergraduate level. This programme is for you if you have a minimum of TWO years post-degree work experience; a track record of professional achievement and a good first degree (equivalent to a British second-class Honours degree) or above in any discipline. The Programme Director may consider applicants with non-standard qualifications. If you have non-standard qualifications and extensive work experience, please ensure to enclose a complete CV and detailed work references.

University information

The University of Aberdeen was founded in 1495 and is the 5th oldest university in the UK and the 3rd oldest university in Scotland. Since its founding, the university has been ‘Open to all and dedicated to the pursuit of truth in the service of others’ and it still holds this purpose. Students from all over the world study either on campus or online, and the university attracts the best international academics, researchers, and specialists in...more

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