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MSc Business Analytics

University of Stirling
Program overview
12-24 months
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Virtual open day
6/12/2021
Virtual open day
6/12/2021
English
Start dates
Stirling
September 2021

Stirling
January 2022

Program description

MSc Business Analytics

Business Analytics focuses on understanding the data generated by individual organisations, and how it can be used to improve business practices.

As a conversion course developed in close partnership with industry we welcome students from any academic discipline and you will learn to use powerful visual programming and scripting tools, such as Orange, R, Power-BI, Python. These tools will enable you to learn how to deploy statistical analysis, predictive analytics, text analytics and data-mining tools to provide clear actionable solutions for business leaders and influence business strategy.

Admission requirements

Academic requirements

You’ll need a minimum of a second class Honours degree in any subject, or an equivalent qualification. However, you can still apply if you don’t have these formal qualifications, but bring significant work experience in a relevant area.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your English language skills:

  • IELTS Indicator 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each sub-skill
  • Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE) 169 overall with a minimum of 162 in each sub-skill
  • Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE) 180 overall with a minimum of 162 in each sub-skill
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) 60 overall with a minimum of 59 in each sub-skill
  • IBT TOEFL 78 overall with a minimum of 17 in listening, 18 in reading, 20 in speaking and 17 in writing
  • IBT TOEFL Special Home Edition Test 78 overall with a minimum of 17 in listening, 18 in reading, 20 in speaking and 17 in writing
  • TOEFL ITP Plus for China minimum 543 overall, 54 in listening, 53 in structure and written expression, 56 in reading and B2 in speaking
  • Trinity ISE II Pass overall with a Pass in each sub-skill, ISE III Pass overall and in all sub-skills, ISE IV Pass overall and in all sub-skills
  • Aptis (4 skills) CEFR B2 overall and B2 in all sub-skills
  • Duolingo 95 overall with a minimum of 90 in all sub-skills
  • LanguageCert International ESOL B2 Communicator - Pass with minimum 33 in each sub-skill

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

Mode of study: part-time, full-time, campus based, stand-alone modules

Tuition fees

  • Course fee for UK students: £9,350
  • Course fee for EU students: £20,845
  • Course fee for Overseas students: £20,845

Qualification

Award: Masters / MSc, Postgraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Certificate

Graduates will acquire knowledge, skills and experience for a successful career in roles requiring good understanding of business analytics and data-driven decision-making. These may include:

  • Strategic Planning or Sustainability analytics teams
  • Customer Insight or Marketing Analytics teams
  • Finance, Pricing or other technical analytics teams
  • Process improvement or other technical operations teams
  • Data quality management or other data focused teams

Career opportunities

You’ll work on real-world projects with key organisations who are using business analytics for strategic development. Our extensive network of external organisations across all sectors provides opportunities to build your knowledge, skills and experience for a successful career in business analytics roles.

Business Analytics opens up careers in diverse areas such as Strategic Management, Operations Planning, Sustainability; Customer-Relations Management; Supply-chain-Management, Process Improvement, or, Disruption and Change Management.

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University of Stirling

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University of Stirling

FK9 4LA Stirling
Scotland

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stir.ac.uk

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