MSc Business Analytics

Aston University
Em Birmingham (Reino Unido)

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  • Postgraduate
  • Birmingham (Reino Unido)
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Key benefits Gain the expertise needed to analyse big data and improve decision-making Improve your employability in an area of great need in the current business environment Develop the quantitative skills needed to understand and engage with complex data as well as the analytical tools to drive business advantage Deepen your understanding of business analytics, web analytics, data mining and management consultancy.

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Requisitos: MSc Business Analytics has been designed to help you gain the skills and qualifications needed to pursue a career in business analytics. Big data and business analytics are areas where employers are finding increasing difficulty in recruiting graduates with the right qualifications and skills. There is a growing demand for such roles but also a significant gap between current graduates’ analytical skills and employers’ needs. By completing this programme, you will improve your employability opportunities by gaining the expertise needed to analyse big data, improve...


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West Midlands, B4 7ET, West Midlands, Reino Unido
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O que se aprende nesse curso?

Data Mining
IT Development
IT Management
Skills and Training


Core Modules

  • Descriptive Analytics
  • Decision Models
  • Performance Analytics
  • Effective Management Consultancy
  • Data Mining and Web Analytics
  • Applied Research
  • Business Analytics in Practice
  • Gamification in Business Decisions
  • Professional Development Programme.

The programme then concludes with a dissertation project

Professional Development Programme Module

Business skills for life: the essential Aston Professional Development Programme

The Aston Professional Development Programme (PDP) is an integral module that forms part of your MSc taught course from day one.This compulsory module runs throughout the academic year. We have designed it around knowledge through practice - to enhance your employability as you customise the PDP experience to suit your own learning goals and skills development needs.

We take a multidimensional, qualitative and individually tailored approach. Using reflective models, we integrate a competency-based framework into our existing academic programmes.  You will engage with different kinds of experiential learning, such as skills workshops, work-based experience, study abroad and develop your own unique skillset.  

This pathway between theory and the world of work brings together Aston’s faculty, careers practitioners and business and academic partnerships teams to help you step into your future careers as culturally aware, global professionals.

You will be assessed through a mixture of examinations and coursework. The taught element of the programme is then complemented by a substantial piece of research leading to the completion of a dissertation. You should ensure that your choice of elective modules is consistent with your intended dissertation topic area.

Personal developmentYou will acquire skills in the following areas: giving presentations, team working, report writing, negotiation and IT skills.

Course director

Dr Leonidas Anastasakis 
Leonidas’ research interests include business forecasting, time series analysis, predictive analytics in business processes, e-commerce and adoption of innovations. He holds a BSc in Automation from the Department of Automation at the Technological Institute of Piraeus. He gained his MSc (with Distinction) in Control Systems from the Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering and PhD in the area of Business Forecasting from the University of Sheffield.