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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Robert Gordon University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

This unique new course will prepare you to work with and analyse data effectively to inform business decisions and processes. You will learn to design, commission, manage and deliver data projects, developing the skills and knowledge required to access, analyse and visualise data for business applications. This vocationally focused course is designed in response to a recognised shortfall of managers and employees with data analysis skills and knowledge. This shortfall in digital competencies is growing in a period where companies are increasingly looking to big data and other data sources to inform decision-making, gain competitive advantage and increase productivity. The course brings together a community of data professionals and academics to bridge this skills gap, and will provide you with necessary knowledge and tools to succeed in your career. Students will also achieve PgDip and PgCert awards in this course. Students will also achieve PgDip and PgCert awards in this course. This Masters in Business Analytics is designed in response to a recognised shortfall of digital and data competencies. There is considerable demand for individuals who can initiate and manage data analytics projects, understand legal and ethical considerations in working with data, shape data cultures across organisations and communicate the results of data science and analytics projects to a range of stakeholders and audiences. With a curriculum designed to meet this skills gap, the job prospects leading from MSc Business Analytics are significant. The course will prepare you for a range of business and data analytics careers and roles in a wide range of sectors and industries. Possible roles include Business Analytics Manager, Business Intelligence Officer, Digital Analytics Manager and Insight Analyst.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,720overall cost

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University information

Robert Gordon University

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    Robert Gordon University, Garthdee House, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB10 7QB, Scotland

Over 132 nationalities are represented on the RGU campus, by staff and students.
25,000 students live in the city of Aberdeen, around 10% of which are international.
English language support is provided by the Study Skills team for the duration of studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    39th out of 123 2

    64th out of 110 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    161 74%

    17th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    52nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    24th

    29
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    137 57%

    41st

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    64th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    47th

    14

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