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Business Analytics

Dublin Business School

12 months
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13500 EUR/year
8900 EUR/year
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About

The Business Analytics programme from Dublin Business School has been developed with the aim of providing learners with the knowledge, skills and research capability to critically analyse, implement and evaluate big data concepts and techniques in order to generate valuable insights, thereby assisting with strategic business decisions, increasing productivity, profitability and an organisation’s value and market share.

Overview

Aims and Objectives

This new Business Analytics programme from Dublin Business School aims to provide learners with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to critically analyse, evaluate and implement big data concepts and techniques in order to generate valuable business insights. These insights will inform strategic business decisions designed to increase productivity, profitability and an organisation’s value and market share.

It has been designed with an integrated delivery from end-to-end covering a wide range of business strategy, analytics and technology topics whilst providing a focus on application and the regulation required in this area. 

Overall, the programme aims to create in learners a critical understanding of core business analytics and strategic business management, while also enhancing the research capability and practical technical skills of the learners. 

The specific programme objectives are to:

  • Enable learners to develop in-depth knowledge and critical awareness of the current and developing business analytics field.
  • Provide learners with a deep and systematic understanding of research and analysis relating to business analytics.
  • Provide learners with specialised technical knowledge of the management of data and the mining of data to provide insights into business propositions/solutions/ strategy.
  • Equip learners with advanced skills directly complementary and relevant to the business analytics workplace.

Career Opportunities

There is a global shortage of the skilled professionals required to fill direct high-end jobs in this area and the report, Assessing the Demand for Big Data and Analytics Skills, identifies measures to build up the Big Data and analytics talent pool in Ireland over the period up to 2020 in line with enterprise demand. 

The 21,000 potential job opportunities for skilled professionals could arise under the report’s high growth scenario, from both expansion and replacement demand in the period up to 2020 - comprising 3,630 for deep analytical roles and 17,470 for big data savvy roles.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Requirements Analysis 
  • Programming for Analytics 
  • Applied Statistics and Machine Learning
  • Business Strategy
  • Project Management for Business Analytics
  • Financial and Business Analytics
  • Data Mining
  • Business Intelligence and Visualisation
  • Applied Research Methods

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The minimum requirement for admission to this programme is a minimum second class Level 8 honours bachelor degree in a cognate area (e.g. computer science, IT, science, mathematics, statistics, finance, economics, business (including quantitative methods), maths and management information systems, OR a non-cognate Level 8 honours bachelors award with three to five years’ experience in analytics. 

In addition, for applicants whose first language is not English and who have not undertaken their undergraduate degree through English the following is required:

  • The minimum requirement for a non-native English speaker is greater or equal to B2+ in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages for admission. Non‐EU applicants, residents outside Ireland/EU, must apply directly to the International Admissions Office at DBS. Further details regarding Non‐EU learners can be found in the DBS Quality Assurance Handbook (QAH).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8900 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • Part Time EU/EEA:  5,500 EUR per year

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

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