Taught course

Business Analytics and Big Data

Institution
University of Liverpool · Management School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Normally a university degree in management, engineering, science or related disciplines at 2:1 standard from a UK university, or an equivalent academic qualification from a similar non-UK institution is required. Non-graduates with very extensive professional experience and/or other prior qualifications may also be considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Competitive advantage and innovation in the digital world involves the accurate analysis and insights offered by big data — huge data sets that are constantly being generated — in order to improve effectiveness and efficiencies across several business areas, such as operations management and marketing. In order to exploit the insights provided by big data, business analytics and the effective use and understanding of data is crucial. This is a rapidly developing field, which is exhibiting massive demand from industry for qualified individuals in this area to take up roles in management globally.

The programme covers more than just the mining and analysis of data — it explores the wider application of big data to all business functions and creation of new business models.

You will develop your knowledge of the organisation, administration and governance of this data, as well as honing your analytical, organisational and leadership skills. The programme is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in this dynamic field or continue their studies to PhD level.

Developed in collaboration with industry contributors and partners including PepsiCo and AstraZeneca, the programme is also underpinned by multidisciplinary research. The programme was developed by academics in the Management School, with some modules supported by colleagues in Electrical Engineering and Electronics.

Through this programme you will:

  • Prepare yourself as one of tomorrow’s managers and business executives with unique exposure to current business opportunities, challenges and developments in the area of big data business management
  • Learn with cutting-edge examples. In addition to presentations, lectures and tutorials, the academic content of the programme is underpinned by case studies and projects which are supported by leading industry practitioners and researchers including Software, AG, SAP, IBM and Terracotta
  • Develop and demonstrate your own knowledge with a project dissertation
  • Undertake work based placements with leading companies.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,500
International students
£17,000

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Recruitment Team
Email
pgrecruitment@liverpool.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)151 794 5927