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MBA in Business Analytics

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What you'll learn

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a specialisation in Business Analytics is a dynamic and in-demand program that combines traditional business education with cutting-edge analytics skills. This specialised MBA equips students with the knowledge and expertise to leverage data-driven insights for strategic decision-making within the business landscape.

The curriculum typically covers core MBA subjects such as finance, marketing, operations, and leadership, while also delving into advanced analytics techniques, statistical modelling, machine learning, and data visualisation. Students gain proficiency in tools like Python, R, and SQL, along with a deep understanding of big data technologies.

The MBA in Business Analytics addresses the growing industry need for professionals who can interpret and leverage vast amounts of data to enhance organisational efficiency and competitiveness. Graduates are well-prepared for roles such as data analysts, business intelligence managers, and analytics consultants across diverse sectors like finance, healthcare, e-commerce, and more.

This program not only hones analytical skills but also cultivates strategic thinking, leadership, and communication abilities, making graduates adept at driving data-driven decision-making at both tactical and strategic levels within organisations. The MBA in Business Analytics is an ideal choice for those seeking a powerful blend of business acumen and advanced analytics expertise in today's data-driven business environment.

The MBA in Business Analytics Programme is awarded by Queen Margaret University and delivered by ISDC. The programme will be delivered through ISDC Learning Management System (LMS) with dedicated support from Edvoro. Edvoro is the strategic partner to attract high quality learners and value added services. Edvoro works in partnership with ISDC to promote this programme.


About Awarding Body

About Queen Margaret University

Established in 1875 as the Edinburgh School of Cookery, Queen Margaret University has evolved into a distinguished institution with a vision centred on delivering quality education. Founded by Christian Guthrie Wright and Louisa Stevenson, it officially adopted its current name in 1999. Committed to fostering a transformative learning experience, the university aims to empower students to achieve personal goals and make meaningful contributions to society. By offering a harmonious blend of practical and theoretical education, Queen Margaret University prepares students to positively impact the world, reflecting its enduring commitment to excellence in education since its inception over a century ago.

About SQA

The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) serves as Scotland's national awarding body, overseeing the creation, accreditation, assessment, and certification of qualifications, excluding University Degrees. Established by the Education (Scotland) Act 1996, it operates under parliamentary jurisdiction and is accountable to the Scottish Government. As a globally recognised entity, SQA ensures the quality of certifications, enabling acceptance by international universities for advanced entry and credit transfer into both undergraduate and postgraduate programs. This attests to the credibility and transferability of qualifications endorsed by SQA on an international scale.


Assessment

Performance on the course will be assessed by Closed books exam, reports, case study, Group discussions, Viva, presentations, and a dissertation.


Entry Requirements

  • Undergraduate Degree or Equivalent.
  • Proficiency in English.
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Course Content

Trimester 1 (4 months) Credits Assessment pattern
Leadership & Change Management 20 A1 – 30 minute debate (60%) A2 – 2000 word case study (40%)
Crisis Management 20 A1 – 10 min video essay (50%) A2 – 30 min group presentation (50%)
Research Methodologies and Objectives 20 A1 – 2,500 word Individual research proposal & 500-word reflection presentation (70%) A2 – 10 minutes individual viva (30%)
       
Trimester 2 (4 months) Credits Assessment pattern
Applications of Machine Learning 15 A1 – 15 minute group presentation (40%) A2 - 3,000 word report with analytics (60%)
Ethics in AI and Decision Making 15 A1 – 45 minutes group viva (65%) A2 - 1,000 word case study based Report (35%)
Application of Analytics in Modern Business Environments 15 A1 – 10 minute individual viva ( 30%) A2 – Group report (1500 words per student in a group of 4) (70%)
Novel and Emerging Technology 15 A1 – 10 minute video essay (50%) A2 - 2,000 wordindividual report on a business case (50%)
       
Trimester 3 (4 months) Credits Assessment pattern
Dissertation (focused on Business Analytics) 60 A 1 Dissertation 12000 words (90%) A 2 Viva 15 minute viva (10%)

Mode of Learning

Mode of Learning

The MBA in Business Analytics Programme is awarded by Queen Margaret University and delivered by ISDC. The programme will be delivered by ISDC staff  with dedicated support from Edvoro. Edvoro is the strategic partner to attract high quality learners and value added services. Edvoro works in partnership with ISDC to promote this programme.

  • Duration 12 Months
  • Credits 180
  • Intake Regular
  • Study Mode Online / Blended
  • Course Materials: Well Structured
  • All Inclusive Cost Yes
  • Tutor Desk Yes
  • Support Desk Yes
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