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Business Analytics 

University of Kent

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
20500 GBP/year
11100 GBP/year
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About

To meet the growing demand for graduates with analytics capabilities, the Business Analytics programme offered by The University of Kent equips you with the latest analytics tools to analyse and interpret data, forecast future trends, automate and streamline decisions, and optimise courses of action.

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Overview

In the era of Big Data, analytics is becoming a strategic necessity in virtually all areas of business and is an essential tool to drive real-time decisions, foster evidence-based decision-making and sustain competitive advantage.

Learn how to apply descriptive, predictive and prescriptive modelling techniques to help organisations improve performance, explore alternatives, and anticipate and shape business outcomes in a rapidly changing environment. You also develop an understanding of fundamental analytics techniques, such as statistical analysis, machine learning, optimisation, simulation, and spreadsheet modelling.

The Business Analytics programme offered by The University of Kent  is ideal for graduates with a quantitative background who are seeking to gain an in-depth knowledge of quantitative and analytical skills as well as management, communication and research skills. Upon graduation, you will be ready to start a career in a variety of industries and sectors including airline, manufacturing, energy, healthcare, banking, marketing and government.

Careers

You gain much more than an academic qualification when you graduate from Kent Business School – we enhance your student experience and accelerate your career prospects.

From the moment you start with us, our efforts are focused on helping you gain the knowledge, skills and experience you need to thrive in an increasingly competitive workplace.

In today’s business climate employers are increasingly demanding more from new employees, we are therefore proud that they continually target our graduates for their organisations across the globe. Employers respect our robust teaching and reputation for delivering international business expertise, leading global research and an outstanding international learning experience.

Covid-19 – Latest updates

Kent Business School (KBS) would like to reassure all applicants that we are closely monitoring the UK Government’s advice and guidance with regards to the Covid-19 disruption. We advise you to read the latest updates from the University of Kent on the website should you have any concerns regarding teaching, accommodation, funding, travel and visas. Rest assured, KBS is implementing all the health and safety procedures necessary to ensure that we as a business School continue to operate and that our staff and students remain safe and well.

 At KBS, we are here to offer support to you during this uncertain time. Should you require any further information regarding your programme, please contact kbsadmissions@kent.ac.uk who will be happy to assist you. On behalf of all at KBS, we wish everyone well during this challenging period and look forward to welcoming you soon.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •   Machine Learning and Forecasting 
  •   Consultancy, Negotiations and Research Skills 
  •   Big Data Analytics and Visualisation
  •   Advanced Spreadsheets and Decision Support Systems 
  •   Simulation Modelling 
  •   Business Statistics with R 
  •   Prescriptive Analytics for Decision Making

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no fixed application deadline for applications from home/EU students, though we strongly recommend you apply as soon as possible; no later than three months before your intended start date.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good honours degree (minimum 2:2) from the UK or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification in a quantitative discipline, such as statistics, logistics, mathematics, engineering or any other mathematically based natural science discipline.

  • All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    11100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11100 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

FT:

EU: £15400/year

Funding

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