University of Leicester
Data Analysis for Business Intelligence
This course prepares students to work with data in the business environment. The course provides a route for students in their transition from undergraduate study to employment in data-led sectors. It provides the opportunity to gain practical experience in databases (and achieve two professionally accredited certificates) and a rigorous understanding of applied statistics, data mining, operational research and related areas.
2.2 undergraduate degree in mathematics or other numerate subject such as physics or equivalent international level. Applicants from a computer science background would be considered on a case by case basis through the assessment of the student transcript. International students will need to meet the University English language requirements for Science based courses (eg IELTS 6.0).
Core Modules: scientific computing; mathematical modelling; C++ programming and advanced algorithms; operations research; data mining and neural networks; financial services information systems; research project. Optional modules include: generalised linear models; financial mathematics 1; computational methods for partial differential equations; applied statistics; further statistics; internet and cloud computing; game theory; analysis and design of algorithms.
Assessment is through written exams, marked assignments, assessed problems, oral presentations and written project reports. The term will also include preparation of two IT certification exams (with mini-projects for each system): SAS and SQL.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 8,910 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 16,715 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 8,910 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Leicester||Leicester||LE1 7RH||East Midlands|
0116 252 3896