This program aims to equip students with knowledge and tools that can help them derive meaningful information from business data and utilize the information intelligently toward making faster and more effective business decisions.
Hong Kong has been long reputed as a global financial and logistics centre, while new technologies played an important role in facilitating business activities and transactions effectively. Executives rely on sufficient information to make decisions on business activities, how to convert large amount of data into meaningful information and statistics is a great challenge they are facing. Professionals who have the ability of understanding the data, deriving useful information from the data, recommending faster as well as more effective business decisions via analysing business data and applying quantitative tools is highly demanded.
Business analytics makes extensive use of business data, statistical tools, and quantitative methods to drive better business management. Specifically, with continuous and interactive exploration and investigation of data, business analytics helps managers and executives gain new insights and understanding of business performance, predict changes and development of business patterns, and improve decision making on business strategies and planning.
This programs aims to equip students with knowledge and tools that can help them derive useful information from business data and utilize the information intelligently in making faster and more effective business decisions. Graduates from this program are suitable for working in business consulting, finance, marketing, retailing, logistics, and other service industries.
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The Master of Science Program in Business Analytics aims to equip students with knowledge and tools that can help them derive useful information from business data and utilize the information intelligently in making faster and more effective business decisions.
The Program is offered in a one-year Full-time mode. Our highly transformational curriculum offers a selected range of rigorous courses in business analytics, including statistical analysis, decision models and applications, data mining for managers, economic analytics, operation analytics, etc.
This taught Master Program is designed for those who have an interest in exploring business relationships via analyzing business data and applying quantitative tools. The Full-time mode is particularly suitable for individuals from mainland China and other countries.
Medium of Instruction
In-class lectures and teaching materials are mainly in English, with the exception of courses in unique nature which teaching in Chinese is preferable.
During regular trimesters, classes are held on a full-time basis while, electives may be offered during evenings and/or on Saturday. Some courses are taught intensively over a two-to-three-week period.
Saturday and afternoon classes are held at the University's Shatin campus, whereas the weekday evening classes are usually held in the teaching centers in Kowloon Tong or Central, subject to classroom availability.
Curriculum (2016 - 2017)
To complete the Program, students are required to pass a total of 30 credits of coursework, comprising 15 credits of required courses and 15 credits of elective courses. Both required and elective courses are 3-credit courses.
At least 9 credits of elective courses must be taken from the BA elective courses, and up to 6 credits may be taken from other MSc Programs and Master of Accountancy within CUHK Business School and/ or Faculty of Engineering as Non-BA courses upon approval. Electives may be offered every alternative year and/or in the summer term in the form of intensive course.
Graduates from this program are suitable for working in business consulting, finance, marketing, retailing, logistics, and other service industries.
Program Brochure - http://www.bschool.cuhk.edu.hk/images/Master/MScBA_Brochure.pdf
Find out how to apply here - http://www.bschool.cuhk.edu.hk/index.php/programs/masters/msc-in-business-analytics/apply-now
Graduated from a recognized university and obtained a Bachelor’s degree, normally with honours not lower than Second Class; OR- graduated from an honours program of a recognized university with a Bachelor’s degree, normally achieving an average grade of not lower than “B” in undergraduate courses; OR - completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honours degree.