Learn how to gain business insights from the intelligent use of large data sets
Are you looking to build your quantitative consultancy skills?
Join us to learn how to gain insights from large data sets through using statistical methods, optimisation techniques and predictive models, and apply these to business problems.
Gain an understanding of the role of business analytics within an organisation, improve your business acumen and communication skills, and get some commercial research experience for your CV through your project and dissertation.
Our partnership with IBM and SAS ensures that the focus is on both academic and practical excellence, including two modules (Analytics in Practice and Text Analytics) that were jointly developed with these companies.
You must have, or be expecting to obtain, a good undergraduate degree from a UK university, or overseas equivalent. We consider applications from a wide range of degrees including economics, business, engineering, psychology, geography, sociology, and politics. A good Arts degree may be considered if you can show strong numeracy and IT/statistical ability.
English language requirements
If English is not your first language, you must meet a minimum overall standard in a recognised test of English, examples are shown below. You must show a good balance across all sections of the test and it must have been taken within two years of starting the course.
IELTS 7.0 - all four languages elements have to be scored 6.0+, with maximum of two language components at lowest level 6.0 or 6.5
PTE Academic 70 - with 51+ in every section
CPE Grade C (CEFR level C2) or above
CAE Grade C - scoring 60+, no worse than 3 component results at borderline and 1 at weak
TOEFL 100 – minimum language components L21, R22, W21, S23
*For the most up-to-date course information and tuition fees, please visit www.wbs.ac.uk.
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Last updated May 12, 2016