University of Stirling
Data Science for Business
A minimum of a 2nd-class honours degree or equivalent. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. If English is not your 1st language you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your English language skills: IELTS: 6.0 with 5.5 minimum in each skill. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Grade C or above. Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): Grade C or above. Pearson Test of English (Academic): 54 with 51 in each component. IBT TOEFL: 80 with no subtest less than 17.
Semester 1: Flying Start Leadership Programme. Core modules: Personal and professional development; big data: scientific and commercial applications; business analytics 1; business analytics 2; the future of technology, society and organisations.
Semester 2: Group Consultancy Project in Data Science for Business: Students choose TWO modules (40 Credits) from the following electives in Semester 2: MSc Data Science for Business students specialising in Finance, Marketing, Data Science or Energy elective modules (which will be selected from a portfolio that is currently subject to academic approval): Risk management in banking; investment and portfolio management; digital marketing and advertising; contemporary issues in marketing; cluster computing; big data analytics; behavioural economics ii: business and policy applications; economics of climate change; energy management and sustainability in practice.
MSc Data Science for Business students specialising in Management elective modules: New venture creation; innovation management; managing change; project management; corporate governance; leadership and responsible business; managing in emerging economies.
Semester 3 All students must complete a Research Project over the Summer Semester. This will take the form of a Dissertation or Consultancy project.
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