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Are you looking to complement your undergraduate studies with a business-focused master’s 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 course develops broad business skills while also offering a specialist pathway in business analytics that starts after the first semester.

Specialist modules cover the topics of business intelligence and marketing metrics and analytics. The course culminates in either a master’s dissertation or, if you prefer, a consultancy project where you’ll tackle an issue faced by a real client, both of which are informed by this pathway specialism. Throughout the course there’s a focus on self-development and employability.

There is no requirement to have studied business or business analytics at undergraduate level.

The course is covered by the prestigious AACSB accreditation for Newcastle Business School.

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Are you looking to complement your undergraduate studies with a business-focused master’s 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 course develops broad business skills while also offering a specialist pathway in business analytics that starts after the first semester.

Specialist modules cover the topics of business intelligence and marketing metrics and analytics. The course culminates in either a master’s dissertation or, if you prefer, a consultancy project where you’ll tackle an issue faced by a real client, both of which are informed by this pathway specialism. Throughout the course there’s a focus on self-development and employability.

There is no requirement to have studied business or business analytics at undergraduate level.

The course is covered by the prestigious AACSB accreditation for Newcastle Business School.

Save up to 75% off the tuition fees for this course with our 'NU in Amsterdam' Discount. Click here for further information.

Course Information

Level of Study
Postgraduate

Mode of Study
1 year full-time

Department
Newcastle Business School

Location
Netherlands

City
Amsterdam

Start
September 2020

Fee Information

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Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including lectures, seminars and workshops. As this is a master’s course there is a major element of independent learning and self-motivated reflection. All modules will be taught and assessed in English.

Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that helps ensure a successful learning journey. We make sure that extensive feedback, from both tutors and peers, is built into the course.

Our assessment strategy is based on our understanding that everyone has different needs, strengths and enthusiasms. Assessment is based on course work and our methods will include essays, reports, group work and presentations. The master’s dissertation or consultancy project will form a major part of the assessment.

Module workload

AT7013: The student workload for this module is 13 hours per week

AT7014: The student workload for this module is 26 hours per week

AT7015: The student workload for this module is 13 hours per week

AT7032: The student workload for this module is 13 hours per week

AT7033: The student workload for this module is 13 hours per week

AT7018: The student workload for this module is 39 hours per week

AT7031: The student workload for this module is 39 hours per week, this module is an either/or module with AT7018

AT7019: The student workload for this module is variable due to its design as a module to meet individual student needs

AT7020: The student workload for this module is variable due to its design as study support module that seeks to meet individual student needs

For full module information, please see the 'Modules Overview' tab below.

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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. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.

Our staff are actively pushing at the frontiers of knowledge and generating new concepts and insights. Over 40% of our publication outputs and 60% of our impact case studies have been assessed as internationally excellent or world leading. The quality of our research, teaching and engagement with business were among the factors that led to Newcastle Business School being named ‘Business School of the Year’ at the Times Higher Education Awards 2015.

As part of your course experience, you will be taught by academic staff from both Newcastle Business School (Northumbria university) and Amsterdam School of International Business (AMSIB – the Business Faculty within Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences).

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Newcastle Business School provides first-class teaching in a world-class environment. From social spaces and hub areas to lecture theatres and exhibition spaces, our facilities are exceptional. The 24/7 University Library achieves some of the highest levels of student satisfaction in the UK and has held the Cabinet Office accreditation for Customer Service Excellence since 2010.

The University has also invested heavily in IT labs and facilities. You’ll use software such as ARIS Express Business Process Modelling, various SAS applications, Microsoft Project, specialist decision-making software, and Google Analytics.

Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) is embedded throughout the course with tools such as the ‘Blackboard’ eLearning Portal and electronic reading lists that will guide your preparation for seminars and independent research. Our use of lecture capture software will help you revise challenging material.

There will be plenty of opportunities to put your learning into practice. The Student Engagement Centre promotes all types of experiential learning including volunteering, internships and placements. The Business Clinic enables our students to participate in a ‘consultancy firm’ to provide advice for our region’s businesses.

Fraijlemaborg / AUAS

This course will be delivered in the outstanding facilities provided by the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS).

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As a master’s student you’ll develop your research skills to a new, higher level. Your research supervisor will help you submit a proposal for your 15,000-word dissertation or your master’s consultancy project. We’ll support you in the development and completion of the dissertation/project.

If you decide on a master’s consultancy project you’ll be expected to show a deep understanding of the issues that are involved in the client brief. It’ll be essential to undertake primary and desk research combined with reading and reflection.

Throughout your course you’ll be an active participant in the on-going research agenda that’s at the heart of Newcastle Business School. With conferences and research events regularly taking place, and with staff discussing their own research as it relates to the topics you’ll study, there’s a strong emphasis on engaging in up-to-date enquiry-based learning.

Research / NBS 2020 Strategic Research Vision

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The course includes two modules that are focused on developing global management competencies. Topics during these modules include emotional intelligence, cultural awareness and the ability to work in diverse groups and teams, as well as project management and decision making.

A further module, ‘Academic and Professional Development’, has a specific focus on self-develop

ment. It includes formal sessions with our Careers and Employment Service which offers a range of workshops, one-to-one advice, and networking opportunities.

The master’s consultancy project offers an (optional) opportunity to develop practical experience. You’ll work in a small group, typically no more than five people, and tackle a live project from a host organisation under the mentorship of a member of our academic team. The project will require you to link theory to practice while simultaneously honing your employability skills.

Alumni Testimonials

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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.

If you decide to start up your own business, it’s good to know that the combined turnover of our graduates’ start-up companies is higher than that of any other UK university.

The course could also lead you to a postgraduate research degree such as an MPhil, PhD and Professional Doctorate.

Whatever you decide to do, you’ll have the transferable skills that employers expect from a master’s graduate from Northumbria University. These include the ability to tackle complex issues through conceptualisation and undertaking research, the ability to contribute to new processes and knowledge, and the ability to formulate balanced judgements when considering incomplete or ambiguous data.

Accommodation

Book an Open Day / Experience Business with Business Analytics

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Entry Requirements 2020/21

Standard Entry

Applicants should normally have:

A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in any subject, or substantial experience of working in a business organisation.

International qualifications:

If you have studied a non UK qualification, you can see how your qualifications compare to the standard entry criteria, by selecting the country that you received the qualification in, from our country pages. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/yourcountry

English language requirements:

International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent*).

 *The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS.  You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades you will need in our English Language section. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/englishqualifications

Fees and Funding 2020/21 Entry

Full UK Fee: EUR 9,225

Full EU Fee: EUR 9,225

Full International Fee: TBC

ADDITIONAL COSTS

There are no Additional Costs

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