University of Westminster
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Students on this course address the need to propel information gathering and data organisation, and exploit potential information and knowledge hidden in routinely collected data to improve decision making. Study focuses on developing solutions to real-world problems associated with the changing nature of IT infrastructure and increasing volumes of data, through the use of applications and case studies, while gaining a deep appreciation of the underlying models and techniques. Students also gain an understanding of the impact technological advances have on the nature and practices adopted within the business intelligence and analytics environments, and know how to adapt to these changes.
A good Honours degree from a UK university (or equivalent qualification) in a scientific or engineering discipline with some exposure to the use of IT, or in an area of computer science or IT with a strong interest in quantitative analysis. Applicants should have quantitative skills, with an interest in developing these further to support postgraduate activity in analysing, evaluating and reporting on a range of real-world data-intensive problems. Applications from individuals without formal qualifications but relevant experience are welcomed. Candidates whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.
Core modules: data mining; project; research methods and professional practice; statistics and operational research; option modules: business optimisation; computing for business and management; data management and repositories; data warehousing and olap; database languages; project management; risk modelling and simulation for business and industry; web mining.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time day/evening||£ 1,000 per Credit module (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time day/evening||£ 1,450 per Credit module (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time evening only||£ 1,000 per Credit module (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time evening only||£ 1,450 per Credit module (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Cavendish Street||Westminster||W1W 6UW||South East|
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