The Business Analytics programme from by Aston University is open to students from all professional disciplines who seek to develop the knowledge and technology skills that are in high demand by organisations around the world.
The Business Analytics programme is the #1 in the UK for Return on Investment and brings 64.5 per cent average increase in graduate earnings.
The online MSc Business Analytics welcomes students in entry-level analytical and project management roles, as well as those who are further along in their careers and aspire to leadership positions. The curriculum is relevant to multiple industries including accounting and finance, human resources, business and administration, information technology, marketing, advertising and sales.
The Business Analytics distance learning masters programme from Aston University will prepare you for analytics roles through practical business applications, relevant case studies and hands-on experience with today’s most in-demand technologies. You will develop a clear understanding of the three types of data analytics – descriptive, predictive and prescriptive – as you learn how to:
Use descriptive analytics to extract meaningful information from large amounts of data and visualise findings for ease of understanding.
Apply predictive analytics methods to anticipate patterns, estimate potential outcomes and model scenarios for a range of business needs.
Guide business decision-making through prescriptive analytics that quantify future outcomes with actionable data.
Build necessary skills in communication, presentation, consultation and business dynamics while also establishing leadership behaviours.
Britain is projected to create an average of 56,000 Big Data jobs annually through 2020, with the rest of the world following suit. We expect graduates of the MSc in Business Analytics online programme to have the competencies to fill vital analytics roles, either broadening career options within an existing function or advancing into leadership.
Some positions available with this degree include Business Analyst, Data Analyst and Data and Analytics Manager.
Business School triple-accredited by AMBA, AACSB, and EQUIS
3 intakes per year
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
Applicants with a non-quantitative degree with relevant work experience or alternative quantitative qualifications are also considered.
You should possess a good UK honours degree recognised by Aston University. Undergraduate degree is preferred to be in one of the following disciplines:
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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