Taught course

Business Analytics and Consultancy

Institution
Heriot-Watt University · Edinburgh Business School
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

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Entry requirements

Typically, you will hold a recognised first or second class honours degree, or equivalent professional qualification.

Alternatively, Heriot-Watt Online students can take exams in two courses of the programmes, Business Analytics and Management Consultancy. Based on the result from these two courses students will continue the programme at MSc level.

Months of entry

Anytime

Course content

In the era of Big Data, Heriot-Watt University’s online MSc Business Analytics and Consultancy will give students the skills highly valued by employers who increasingly seek graduates with the decision making skills to inform and manage transformational change. Using data-driven, evidence-based approaches to management decision making in complex business environments, you will learn how to produce rapid innovation.

Addressing the talent needs of the future, the programme will provide you with the quantitative research skills required for the fast evolving, data driven business environment.

Career opportunities include Software Developer, Software Engineer, Data Engineer, Computer Systems Engineer, Architect, Web Developer.

Ideal for the working professional, the online programme gives you the opportunity to choose where, when and in what order you complete the courses.

Courses include Big Data Analytics, Finance and Financial Reporting, Network Analysis for Business and Management Consultancy.

Information for international students

Students whose native language is not English and who have not been educated previously in the English language must provide evidence of their English language proficiency.

Fees and funding

The MSc degree comprises of eight courses and a capstone project. Each course is £1,340 and the capstone project is £1,480. The full programme fee is £12,200. You can study on a course-by-course basis and pay as you learn or sign up for two or three courses at once.

Each year Edinburgh Business School makes available a number of scholarships and discounts to help students to achieve one of our awards.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    15 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    9 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    6 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Edinburgh Business School
Email
hwonlineapps@hw.ac.uk