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Business with Decision Analytics MA (Hons)

The University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: NN12

Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    11-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Combine the study of business and decision analytics to prepare for the social, political and cultural challenges facing contemporary businesses, governments and not-for-profit organisations. You will develop the personal and professional competences required to work across a range of roles in contemporary business including: - accountancy and finance - strategy - marketing - human resource management - data analytics - entrepreneurship and innovation Taught by world-leading industry professionals and researchers, you can specialise in areas of business such as: - Global Business - Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation - Eco Innovation - Future of Work - Theories and Techniques of Persuasion You can draw on a range of disciplines outside business, particularly in years one and two, which include: - psychology - law - economics - sociology - art and design - history - mathematics You also have the option of studying abroad in the third year at one of our international partner institutions. **Decision analytics** Studies in Decision Analytics include exploring techniques and developing the skills required to analyse management problems in which uncertainty plays a significant role, using examples based on applications from the areas of: - capacity planning - quality control - consumer behaviour - inventory management - finance and purchasing - mathematical programming concepts - applications - models - solution methods **Who the programme is for** This programme is particularly suitable if you are looking to a pursue career within data analytics. The programme is also appropriate if you are aspiring to undertake a career in strategic management, or those seeking further educational opportunities. **Environment for learning** We offer a supportive and encouraging environment where you can grow and develop. Our student experience team offer an extensive range of pastoral and professional provision to support you on your undergraduate journey. We provide many and varied opportunities for you to engage in co- and extra-curricular activities. Our dedicated Student Development Team can help you develop a range of essential business graduate competencies. **Further development opportunities** You may take undergraduate Edinburgh Awards supported by an alumni professional mentor and trained coaches: - Personal and Professional Development (Year 2) - Effective and Responsible Leadership (Year 3 or 4) You can also participate in a large number of business societies, business events and peer-support schemes.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 24,500per year

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A level : AAB - A*AA

Required subjects: A Levels: no specific A Level subjects required. GCSEs: Mathematics at B or 6 and English at C or 4.

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University information

The University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 124 2

    19th out of 114 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    177 83%

    11th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    11th

    23
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    95th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    204 87%

    8th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88.0 88%

    33rd

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.53 71%

    105th

    2

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