University of Edinburgh
University of Edinburgh Business School
Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 9YL
Masters in Business Analytics
Given the ever-increasing volume of data that businesses have access to today, there is a demand for employees who have computational and analytical skills and who can inform business decisions to increase efficiency. Our Masters in Business Analytics has been developed with just that in mind and our aim is to teach students how to apply descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics of big data concepts and techniques to generate valuable insight that can assist with decision making.
Our MSc in Business Analytics is geared towards equiping you with the skills you need for a future career in a number of different roles from Management Consultants to Business Analysts. Coming to Edinburgh, you will benefit from having attended one of the top Universities in the world, ranked 19th by QS (2016), and have the opportunity to make connections with organisations via consultancy projects and guest speakers, which will hopefully increase their employment prospects and help them follow the career path they seek. And added bonus is that students get to spend a year in one of the most beautiful cities in the world whilst they complete their studies!
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Eligibility Requirements:A first class or 2:1 honours degree is required in any disciplinary area related to management science, operational research, statistics, econometrics, mathematics, physics, computer science, engineering, or business and management which incorporates a distinct quantitative element is required. Applicant's background should ideally include courses and/or experience gained in topics such as linear algebra, calculus, probability, statistics, and computer programming. Candidates with a first class
International Student Requirements:An undergraduate degree in any disciplinary area related to management science, operational research, statistics, econometrics, mathematics, physics, computer science, engineering, or business and management which incorporates a distinct quantitative element is normally required. The minimum academic requirements is a UK 2:1 honours degree from a University. Some examples of international equivalents are: China 80-85%+, B+; Germany 2.5+ (reverse 5 point scale) Sehr Gut/Gut; India 1st Class degree (60%+). There are also English language requirements if you are not a national from a majority English speaking country such as: IELTS score of 7.0 (with no score lower than 6.0 in each section), or TOEFL iBT 100 (with scores no lower than 20 in each section).
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
In State Tuition (per year): £14,500 GBP
Out State Tuition (per year): £21,000 GBP
Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)
Locale: Midsize City