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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Durham University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Description

The MSc Business Analytics course is intended to provide premium Masters-level education and training in relevant areas of contemporary business analytics in a supportive research-led interdisciplinary learning environment. The broad aims are:

To develop advanced and systematic understanding of the complexity of data, including the sources of data relevant to business, alongside appropriate analysis techniques

To enable you to critically review and apply relevant business analytics knowledge to practical situations

To develop a critical awareness of current issues in MSc Business Analytics which is informed by leading research and practice in the field

To develop a conceptual understanding of existing research and scholarship to enable the identification of new or revised approaches to business analytics practice

To develop creativity in the application of knowledge, together with a practical understanding of how established, advanced techniques of research and enquiry are used to develop and interpret knowledge in business analytics

To develop the ability to conduct research into business analytics issues that requires familiarity with a range of business data, research sources and appropriate methodologies and ethical issues

To develop advanced conceptual abilities and analytical skills in order to evaluate the rigour and validity of published research and assess its relevance to new situations

To extend the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, using a range of media.

Course Learning and Teaching

The broad aims are:

To develop advanced and systematic understanding of the complexity of data, including the sources of data relevant to business, alongside appropriate analysis techniques

To enable students to critically review and apply relevant business analytics knowledge to practical situations

To develop a critical awareness of current issues in business analytics which is informed by leading research and practice in the field

To develop a conceptual understanding of existing research and scholarship to enable the identification of new or revised approaches to business analytics practice

To develop creativity in the application of knowledge, together with a practical understanding of how established, advanced techniques of research and enquiry are used to develop and interpret knowledge in business analytics.

To develop the ability to conduct research into business analytics issues that requires familiarity with a range of business data, research sources and appropriate methodologies and ethical issues

To develop advanced conceptual abilities and analytical skills in order to evaluate the rigour and validity of published research and assess its relevance to new situations

To extend the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, using a range of media.

Tuition fees

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£ 29,400per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Durham University

  • University League Table

    7th

  • Campus address

    Durham University, The Palatine Centre, Stockton Road, Durham, Durham, DH1 3LE, England

By inspiring students to do outstanding things at Durham, the university believes they will do outstanding things in the world.
Durham's famous cathedral and castle are at the heart of the city – and the heart of the university – forming a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Beyond studies, Durham offers a student experience and college life that is truly unique.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 123

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    182 83%

    6th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    4th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    106th

    31

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