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Manchester Metropolitan University

Business Analytics

Tech is growing at a phenomenal rate. To keep up with competition and progress, businesses need graduates who can harness the power of data, spot new opportunities and efficiencies.

During this course, you'll learn how big data can be used to streamline operations and improve economic performance. As well as learning about data management, you'll also discover how to use big data to identify profitable business opportunities.

You'll master a variety of tools and information systems and develop practical skills in data visualisation. This course will also allow you to delve deeper into areas such as data mining, analytics in marketing and hospitality business analytics.

**Learn from the experts**

You don't need a degree in business intelligence or analytics to join this course. You can enrol with no prior knowledge of business or management, and develop the expertise needed for specialist roles in this rewarding field.

To explore the sector, you'll get valuable insights into the important role business analysis plays in modern organisations through our guest lecture series. We invite experienced and active professionals from different areas of the industry to give you an idea of the potential career paths available to you when you graduate.

**Features and Benefits**
- Taught by experts - this course is delivered by academics who have their feet firmly in the world of consulting and they bring that practical experience into the classroom.

- Customisable degree - this course allows you to tailor your degree to specialise in areas that interest you the most.

- A city of opportunities - with global organisations, innovative start-ups and a thriving tech scene, Manchester offers a wealth of opportunities. Use our connections with employers to enhance your studies and professional network.

- Real-life learning - apply your new skills outside of your course, with an opportunity to take short-term internships with employers in the city.

- Behind-the-scenes business visits - see how businesses are structured through visits to global organisations such as Manchester United, Jaguar Land Rover and BBC MediaCityUK.

- Unique insights - learn from guest lecturers who are leading professionals.

- Employability - attend a series of key industry events and masterclasses throughout your course and network with recruiting businesses.

Entry requirements

MSc: Normally a good UK honours degree (minimum 2:2), or equivalent (including international), in any subject. We also welcome applications from candidates who may not have a degree but do have equivalent professional qualifications or significant, relevant management experience.
This course is suitable to students with a variety of academic and professional backgrounds. It aims to equip those who wish to pursue a managerial career with the required skills to understand and apply knowledge and understanding of Business Analytics. However, it should be noted that applicants are not expected to possess any significant technical skills when applying for this course.
Overseas applicants will require IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in any category, or an equivalent accepted English qualification.

Assessment methods

Students are assessed through a mixture of coursework and examinations, alongside face-to-face or digital presentations and multimedia assignments.

Fees

All of the books required for the course are available from the library. The University also has PC labs and a laptop loan service. However, many students choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop. Students may also need to print their assignments and other documents. Campus printing costs start from 5p per page. Estimated costs are £300 for a laptop up to £100 each year for books and printing.

Please contact department for fees.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time 1 Years
MSc Part-time 2 Years
PgDip Full-time 9 Months
PgDip Part-time 16 Months
PgCert Full-time 4 Months
PgCert Part-time 8 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 1 Years

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