MSc in Business Analytics

Manchester Metropolitan University

Program Description
AACSB Accredited

MSc in Business Analytics

Manchester Metropolitan University

Overview

In today's organisations, technology is a business-critical resource integrated into the fabric of business operations. There is a growing recognition that businesses need to leverage big data in order to maximise competitive opportunities. This programme focuses on both of these elements in preparing you to achieve a balanced combination of technical competence coupled with an understanding of business intelligence.

The programme will allow you to develop the acumen necessary to identify opportunities for the organisation through understanding data, as well as the ability to build a case for exploiting and deploying technological solutions.

The familiarisation of information technology for analytics will develop your appreciation of how these can be integrated into business operations. This course is taught by experienced tutors with real-world consultancy and research expertise in the field of digital business.

During your studies, you will have the opportunity to participate in:

  • Industry visits to real companies
  • Short-term internships with local employers
  • A live consultancy project for your final dissertation

An MSc in Business Analytics will help you get the skills and knowledge you need to secure a graduate job in specialist roles such as consultant, data analyst, manager or business analyst.

Open to graduates holding degrees in any subject, this course assumes no prior knowledge of business or management and is suitable for UK, EU and international students wishing to progress their academic knowledge of business analytics and business intelligence. It is also suitable for those who do not have a degree but possess relevant experience.

Features and benefits of the course

  • You will be taught in the Business School’s £75 million teaching and research headquarters on All Saints Campus.
  • Extensive use of the University's online virtual learning portal (Moodle) to provide additional learning materials, communication and also as an aid to discussions.

Course details

Our postgraduate programmes aim to combine academic knowledge from leading research in the area with the professional skills that employers are seeking.

The Faculty is home to the Centre for Business and Society, which brings together a number of synergistic research centres and knowledge clusters and our doctoral school of PhD researchers who work with teaching staff on the design of the programme.

Core units

  • Masters-level Learning
  • Data Modelling and Analysis
  • Organisational Strategy for Information Systems
  • Business Statistics
  • Data Management
  • Decision Making and Data Visualisation
  • Dissertation

Option units

  • Data Mining
  • Analytics in Marketing
  • Project Management Framework
  • Project Management Systems
  • Financial Analytics
  • Hospitality Business Analytics
  • Data Management and Machine Learning
  • Business Intelligence
  • Live Client Brief
  • Internship Project
  • Uniwide Language

Entry requirements

Normally a good UK honours degree (minimum 2:2), or equivalent (including International), in any subject. We also welcome applications from candidates who may not have a degree but do have equivalent professional qualifications or significant, relevant management experience.

This course is suitable to students with a variety of academic and professional backgrounds. It aims to equip those who wish to pursue a managerial career with the required skills to understand and apply knowledge and understanding of Business Analytics. However, it should be noted that applicants are not expected to possess any significant technical skills when for applying for this course.

International students please see mmu.ac.uk/international

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 28, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
1 year
Full time
Price
Price
9,250 GBP
UK and EU students: £9,250 per year. Non-EU and Channel Island students: £15,500 per year.
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Deadline
Locations
United Kingdom - Manchester, England
Start date : Sept. 2019
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Sept. 2019
United Kingdom - Manchester, England
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