Overview

Do you want to learn how to turn date into business insights aty a state-of-the-art teaching facility led by international experts? Are you interested in discovering cutting-edge analytics using real-world datasets, developing both your career and consultancy skills>

This course has been developed by the Neo-demographic Laboratory for Analytics in Business (N-LAB), a state-of-the-art teaching, data visualisation and research facility within the Business School. It is offered in collaboration with multinational business in order to provide the exact skillset that they are looking for.

As well as learning to harness big data tools, data science techniques and manage analytics projects, you will benefit from significant industry engagement.

N-LAB's partners span the world, and currently include:

  • Dunnhumby
  • IBM Research
  • Ipsos
  • NHS
  • Tesco
  • Tigo Mobile
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance
  • World Bank

In addition to guest lectures, coursework will be based on real-world datasets, providing hands-on practical experience in the techniques businesses are looking for, as well as required skills in managing practical business analytics projects.

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Course details

Across the autumn and spring semesters, you will take 120 credits of taught modules. Each module typically consists of 10 two to three hour sessions.

You will complete a 60-credit dissertation over the summer, and will be allocated an appropriate dissertation supervisor who will oversee your progress.

Assessment

You will be assessed through a combination of individual assignments or group projects and written exams.

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in any discipline; applicants should not have previously studied a significant amount of business analytics, but must have a 2:1 (or international equivalent) in quantitative modules at degree level with a significant amount of mathematical/statistical content.

English language requirements

IELTS: 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element)

Careers

Career destinations for our postgraduates include:

  • accountants
  • finance and investment analysts
  • higher education teaching professionals
  • investment bankers
  • IT business analysts
  • management consultants
  • marketing professionals
  • public relations professionals
  • university researchers

Postgraduate careers team

Our in-house Postgraduate Careers Team provides expert advice and guidance so that you can make an informed decision about the right career path for you.

As soon as you have accepted your offer of a place at the Business School, we can begin working with you to support your career planning needs. You can take part in pre-course careers discussions and take advantage of remote and online support through Career Leader, an online assessment tool which helps you to measure your business interests and motivations before starting your course. Our support continues throughout your time at Nottingham and after you graduate.

Program taught in:
English

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Last updated February 13, 2019
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