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Masters in Information Management & Digital Business – Big Data in Business

University of Reading

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Henley Business School

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Overview

The Big Data in Business pathway will enable you to understand and strategically direct the information being generated by businesses.

Commercial focus

You will learn to develop a strategic approach to managing Big Data in business. This will be taught through the analysis of business problems as well as understanding different approaches to business intelligence. Through this, you’ll be able to create usable business intelligence to create competitive advantage for organisations. Through this programme, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to analyse and manage Big Data to benefit business in a variety of sectors.

How we assess you

You will learn and be assessed through a wide variety of teaching methods which vary depending on your chosen Masters programme. These include online materials and multimedia content, guest lectures, individual and group assignments, case studies, field visits, dealing room simulations, presentations, applied projects, consultancy work and examinations.

On average in class tests form between 15 - 25% of the assessed work. The remaining comes from coursework, including a written dissertation or project depending on your chosen programme.

Continuing your career

The MSc Information Management and Digital Business programme will give you a rigorous academic understanding of real-life and current business issues. As a graduate of the Big Data in Business pathway, you will be equipped to develop strategies to manage Big Data. These skills are much in demand, in a variety of fields.

Application deadline

01 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,900per year

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

University information

University of Reading

  • University League Table

    39th

  • Campus address

    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 23,000 students from around 160 countries.
Reading is a lively town just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master's and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 123

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    130 59%

    48th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    81st

    7

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