Northumbria University London

MSc Business with Business Analytics with Advanced Practice

Are you looking to complement your undergraduate studies with a business-focused Masters degree that will enhance your employability? Do you want to explore the latest techniques for analysing ‘big data’ in order to improve an organisation’s decision making?

This Advanced Practice option offers the opportunity to spend three months gaining all-important work experience and employability skills in a professional work setting, whilst the taught programme develops broad business skills while also offering a specialist pathway in business analytics.

Key facts

  • Develop expertise in business analysis using contemporary tools and techniques for analysing big data
  • Prepare yourself for the SAS Global Certification in the Business Intelligence module
  • Newcastle Business School is part of a select group of business schools worldwide, following accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in business and accounting – the first in Europe to gain the double accreditation
  • Upon completion of your programme, you will be eligible for the QA Professional Pathways programmes which will enable you to further develop your skills with one of the UK’s largest providers of IT and project management training
  • The Advanced Practice includes an Internship or Group Consultancy Project, enhancing your employability with all-important work experience

Entry Requirements

Academic requirements

  • Minimum 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent
  • Professional qualifications with equivalent standing which had a significant requirement for academic study may also be considered

If you don’t meet the academic requirements

Applicants who do not meet the academic requirements but who do have substantial experience of working in a business organisation and/or possess a relevant professional qualification will also be considered. If you are unsure if you meet the entry criteria, please contact us and our team will be able to advise you.

English language requirements

Students require IELTS 6.5 (or above) with no single element below 5.5 or equivalent.

Career Prospects

Our graduates typically go into professional and graduate management positions and, by the end of the course, you’ll be well-equipped to follow them. Thanks to the specialist modules – Business Intelligence, Marketing Metrics and Analysis, and the dissertation/consultancy project – you’ll have a particular edge in areas related to business analytics, including market research, digital marketing and consulting.

Course Details

All modules are core and 20 credits unless otherwise stated

Year 1

Strategic Management for Competitive Advantage (40 credits)
Leadership and Management Development
Research Methods and Analytics for Business Practice
Marketing Metrics and Analysis
Business Intelligence
Academic Language Skills for Post-Graduate Business Students (0 credits)

Year 2

For those undertaking an internship
Masters Internship (60 credits)
The Newcastle Business School Masters Dissertation (60 credits)
For students not undertaking an internship
Business Clinic PG Group Consultancy Project (60 credits)
Depending on what grade you achieve for the Consultancy Project, you will progress to one of the following modules:
Applied Management Work Investigation (60 credits)
The Newcastle Business School Masters Dissertation (60 credits)

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