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.
"User and entity big data analytics" was selected by business leaders surveyed by the World Economic Forum as the top technology their organisations were likely or very likely to adopt by 2022. (Source: World Economic Forum, “The Future of Jobs 2018”)
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180-credit postgraduate degree programme
- 3 Intakes Per Year - choose when you start. Application deadline is August for September 2020 intake
- Flexible study options for working professionals
- Complete in just 2 years, including dissertation and pay per module
- Affordable, accredited, quality degree
- Global network of more than 90,000 alumni
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The Business Analytics distance learning master’s 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:
Evaluate and Assess
Use descriptive analytics to extract meaningful information from large amounts of data and visualise findings for ease of understanding.
Predict and Project
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.
Develop as a Professional
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, Data and Analytics Manager, and more.
Contact us to learn more about your potential career outcomes post graduation.