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This course emphasises the concepts and techniques of business intelligence systems and their application and development, which are underpinned and exemplified via the learning of one or more contemporary ‘best of breed’ business intelligence software tools.

Teaching staff

you will be taught by staff with extensive experience of SAS who will provide you with expert knowledge and skills allowing you to work toward your SAS accreditation.

SAS endorsed course

enhance your employability and gain substantial knowledge and skills in SAS business intelligence software leading towards SAS data miner accreditation 

50 years history of research and teaching in computing technology

benefit from our well established academic expertise and advance your skills in, and knowledge of, developing business intelligence systems and data mining solutions to business problems

Gain an insight into real world solutions

attend guest lectures and seminars, which will give you a real understanding of the impact of their work

Excellent graduate prospects

graduates have gone into roles such as BI/SQL developers, logistics data modeller’s and insight analysts at organisations including Cognisco, LLamasoft and Occam DM

Modules

First semester (September to January)

  • Fundamentals of Business Intelligence Systems
  • Data Warehouse Design and OLAP
  • Research Methods
  • Statistics 

Second semester (February to May)

  • Data Mining
  • Business Intelligence Systems Application and Development
  • Analytics Programming

 Plus two from the following list:

  • Management of Information Systems
  • Human Factors in Systems Design
  • Applied Computational Intelligence
  • Artificial Neural Networks

Third semester (June to September)

  • The individual project module

Teaching and assessments

Teaching will normally be delivered through formal lectures, informal seminars, tutorials, workshops, discussions and e-learning packages. Assessment will usually be cariied out through a combination of individual and group work, presentations, reports, projects and exams.

Compulsory taught modules give you the opportunity to gain the fundamental knowledge and practices required to apply, develop and research business intelligence systems, while optional modules provide you with chances to study particular aspects of system application and development in more depth. 

 The individual project module allows you to undertake research into an aspect of business intelligence systems that interests you, and/or to perform appropriate business intelligence development tasks in response to a given practical problem.

Full-time students will normally attend around 16 hours of timetabled taught sessions per week, and can expect to undertake around 24 further hours of self-directed independent study and research to support your assignments and dissertation.

Graduate Careers

This course prepares graduates for business intelligence and data mining roles within any target industry. There is a very high market demand for SAS expertise, and our graduates will be able to take up such opportunities. You will also be well placed to take up more general management and business information systems development roles within industry, and to undertake academic research in this field.


Visit the Business Intelligence Systems and Data Mining MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert page on the De Montfort University website for more details!

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