Online MSc in Business Analytics

General

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Program Description

The University of Bath’s EQUIS-accredited School of Management delivers this online MSc with units run in partnership with IBM and SAS.

Bridging the gap between data science and business management, the Business Analytics online MSc equips you with the necessary technical skills and expertise to take your career to the next level. You’ll gain the strategic, problem-solving, and decision-making skills that are vital in today’s business world, opening your career to a host of exciting managerial and consultancy business analyst roles.

Ideal for working professionals, this 100% online course offers an opportunity to focus on both data and decision analysis. This is key to providing you with a competitive advantage in a world where data is critical to resolving issues in almost every industry and workplace.

Course Overview

The School of Management is ranked 5th out of all UK-based courses for Business Analytics by the QS Business Masters Rankings 2020. This gives you confidence that the time spent with the University of Bath is time well spent.

Rather than dwelling on speculative decision-making, the School focusses on mathematics-based prescriptive analytics, helping to ground your work in the real world. You’ll gain valuable knowledge to complement your business experience, helping you to tackle day-to-day challenges in a multitude of industries.

It’s one thing to identify and extract insights from endless streams of data, but it’s quite another to harness big data as a practical tool to drive real change. With a strong emphasis on producing and applying data insights, the Business Analytics online MSc explores a range of units such as data mining, machine learning, and business intelligence.

Curriculum

  • Business Intelligence
  • Databases
  • Optimization
  • Spreadsheet Modelling
  • Business Statistics
  • Forecasting
  • Data Mining
  • Machine Learning
  • Heuristics
  • Simulation
  • Analytics in Practice
  • Project Management
  • Dissertation

Entry Requirements

To apply for the online MSc Business Analytics you’ll need the following:

  • Typically, you should have a first or second class bachelor’s degree in a quantitative subject. 
  • In addition, you must have fluency in one general-purpose programming language such as C++, C#, Java, Visual Basic, or Python.
  • International students: Applicants must have an IELTS score of 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in any band.

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Interactive online learning

You will learn via immersive video material and real-life case studies, as well as benefit from direct and regular communication with other students and lecturers.

  • Engaging video content
  • Real-life case studies
  • Interaction and networking
  • Comprehensive digital resources

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Last updated Jun 2020

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