University of Edinburgh: Business Analytics

InstitutionUniversity of Edinburgh View institution profile
Department Business School View department profile
Web https://www.business-school.ed.ac.uk/
Study type Taught

Summary

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 help inform business decisions to increase efficiency and ultimately build a competitive edge. Our MSc in Business Analytics has been developed with just that in mind and aims to train you to understand:

  • the variety of business environments

  • the importance and relevance of decision-making problems facing organisations

  • ways of solving these using a variety of techniques

What will I learn? You will learn 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 will provide you with hands-on experience in applying these concepts and using these techniques, as well as most of the popular analytics software, and through your projects, including industry projects.

In sum, the programme aims to equip you with the skills required to interpret, conceptualise and convert Big Data into useful information, thus enabling you to make better informed decisions as future business managers.

MSc

University of Edinburgh
Business School

 

University of Edinburgh, Business SchoolThe University of Edinburgh Business School has a long and established tradition of research excellence, dating back to 1919, when we introduced the first Bachelors of Commerce. 

We’re committed to developing tomorrow’s business leaders, like any Business School. But what really drives us is helping you play to your strengths, add to them, and develop strong relationships that will open up the world to you. These relationships are built amongst your peer group, who will come from diverse backgrounds, cultures and professions and who will provide the beginnings of your international network. In Edinburgh you’ll …

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