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MSc Business Analytics (Online)

University of Stirling

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Stirling

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    01-JUN-21, 27-SEP-21, 24-JAN-22, 01-JUN-22

  • Duration

    24 months

Course summary

Overview

Business Analytics play a critical role in preparing organisations to meet and resolve the issues and challenges faced in these volatile, uncertain and complex times. On the course you will master the analytic tools, models and methods that can assist organisations in growing revenue, improving efficiency, deal with change and reduce disruption. We will show you how to employ the three key methodologies of business analytics:

  • descriptive analytics
  • predictive analytics
  • prescriptive analytics

You will develop the ability to plan, design and implement impactful business analytics solutions using a range of tools and techniques. Subjects covered in the course include:

  • business analytics
  • text analytics for business
  • statistics for R
  • data technologies, including Power BI and Orange
  • personal and professional development

You can also choose from a range of elective modules in consultancy, project, operations and innovation management and change management to tailor the degree to your interests and future career.

Course objectives

The course is delivered online to be suitable for those who plan to pursue a career in the field of Business Analytics, as well as those seeking professional development or career change. It answers the industry’s demand for a skilled pool of graduates who can apply modern analytics techniques to solve business challenges. The course aims to prepare students to be work-ready to meet the growing demand for these skills in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Students can also exit with PGCert and PGDip awards.

Tuition fees

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£ 9,500overall cost

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 Stirling

  • University League Table

    45th

  • Campus address

    University of Stirling, Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 123 13

    44th out of 110 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    168 77%

    12th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    40th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    48th

    14
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    137 57%

    41st

    38
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    31st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.57 71%

    105th

    15

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