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Business Analytics

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School

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About

The Business Analytics programme at UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School  provides a set of analytical methods for solving problems and aiding decision-making, particularly in the context of large quantities of data. It involves the development and application of models and concepts to explore management issues and solve managerial problems. 

Overview

It includes Data Science, Management Science and Operational Research. Many different organisations use the principles and practice of Analytics.

Available in one-year full-time and two-year part-time formats, this programme is suitable for graduates from technical disciplines such as Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics with a talent for and interest in finding mathematical or computer solutions to business problems. 

It is also suitable for business graduates who have studied Management Information Systems (MIS) subjects. The student profile also includes people with practical experience, who often use the programme to re-direct their career.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the  Business Analytics programme at UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School  go into analytics consultancy, data science, software/web/IT, customer analytics, finance, operations research, logistics, and more generally into analytics roles in a wide variety of industries.

Graduates from this programme were employed after 6 months across a range of industry sectors. (Source: Latest Graduate Outcomes Survey)

Potential careers for our graduates include:

  • Business Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Financial Analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • Acquisitions Analyst
  • Quantitative Analyst
  • Statistician

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Business Analytics
  • Optimisation in Business
  • Statistics and Simulation Methods
  • Programming for Analytics
  • Data Management
  • Data Mining
  • Consulting, Change and Project Management
  • Advanced Operations Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum second class honours primary degree (or equivalent) which includes quantitative techniques, including Engineering, Computer Science and other Sciences. 
  • Applicants with a Business studies background need to have taken MIS-Management Information Systems subjects, Maths or other quantitative courses.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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