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Overview

The 18-month MSc in Data Analytics is a new postgraduate programme in the field of data analytics at the Berlin Campus of BSBI. The course will provide students with key knowledge to work in data analytics but also provide them with the skills and confidence required to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams.

Berlin School of Business and Innovation is in partnership with University for the Creative Arts (UCA). As a result of this partnership, BSBI is able to offer the MSc in Data Analytics. UCA is an acclaimed creative institution in the UK that ranks highly in all three of the major UK league tables. The university has also been ranked 13th out of all UK universities in the Guardian League Table 2020; and ranked no.7 in the 2021 Guardian League Tables for Business, Management & Marketing.

Secure your place on this programme by applying today for 2022 intakes - Find out how to apply here.

What will you experience?

Students have the option to study the course online, on campus or via the blended learning method which involves a mixture of face-to-face lectures on the BSBI campus in Berlin and attendance at online modules via the University for the Creative Arts platform. 

The latest technology is used to enhance learning and collaborative working, research-active staff work with you on the latest research developments, while industry guest speakers and live briefs provide development opportunities embedded throughout the course enrich your creative and business practice and significantly contributes to your experience at university and preparation of professional practice.

Who should take this programme?

This course is perfect for those with a desire to pursue a career in the field of computer science or data analytics who are looking to understand the fundamentals of data analytics. Collaborative and informative learning techniques will be utilised to prepare students for their professional careers.

Why study this programme?

Data analytics revolves around analysing data and extracting useful knowledge from it. Building predictive models is usually the most important activity for a Data Analyst.

The demand for data analytics experts has increased significantly over the last few years as companies become more dependent on data science for business understanding, data understanding, data preparation, modelling, evaluation, and deployment. This means there is ample opportunity for students to find a rewarding position within the field of data analytics. 

You will earn a master’s degree with 180 UK credits (equivalent to 90 ECTS). This helps student mobility in the EU when it comes to transferring credits from one higher education institution to another.

Course Price

International students Price: €12,000

EU students Price: €8,000 

Apply for MSc programme and save 10% off your fees! Terms and conditions apply.

The School's admissions process is subject to the Consumer Contracts (Terms and Conditions). Information on your Right of Withdrawal and our Refund Policy can be found in the BSBI study agreement.

Programme Structure

This 18-month master’s has been designed with contemporary and practical elements. The latest technology is used to enhance learning and collaborative working. Student will work alongside research-active staff on latest research developments, while industry guest speakers and live briefs provide networking and development opportunities. This is embedded throughout the course to enrich the creative and digitisation practice and significantly contribute to the experience at university and preparation for professional practice.

Teaching takes place Monday to Saturdays, during morning, afternoon, or evening sessions.

Modules

During its first three terms the programme will cover fundamental topics such database management, statistical analysis, predictive analytics and visualization. Students will also be able to study the German language alongside your master’s degree subjects. On your final term, you will research and prepare a dissertation on a topic of your choice.

TERM 1
  • Fundamentals of Data Analytics
  • Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning using Python
TERM 2
  • Enterprise Data Warehouse and Database Management Systems
  • Big Data Analytics
TERM 3
  • Visualization and Story Telling using Tableau
  • Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence
TERM 4
  • Dissertation

Learning Outcomes

This Data Analytics programme aims to:

• Provide conceptual frameworks for data analytics which draw insights from academic research into the challenges of contemporary technical, management and business practice in areas like business analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, computer vision and visualisation.

• Enable students to synthesize and examine critically the opportunities and threats posed by both globalization as well as business innovation in the business analytics industry and how historic and contemporary frameworks provide insight into the future of the business analytics industry.

• Highlight the complexity of the emergent organisational context of data analytics industries for both international and national settings as well as large and small organisations.

• To offer students an integrated approach to the study of data analytics in the international industries that emphasises the interdependence between some of the core disciplines and practices of technology and management.

• Enable students to excel in a professional and managerial environment having built on existing knowledge of fundamental concepts and skills whilst developing new ones.

• Prepare students for high-level autonomous graduate employment, research, further study and lifelong learning by developing their intellectual, practical and transferable skills.

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Career Progression

Research has shown that there is a huge demand for those with advanced skills in data analytics within the global job market. These jobs are becoming increasingly important amidst the further digitisation of a post-pandemic world.

According to New Electronics, by 2025, around 75,000 million machines will be integrated into the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The leading market research institutes forecast annual growth of 31%. Due to this development, gigantic amounts of data are being generated around the globe, which must be evaluated and distributed reliably, quickly and securely. This creates great opportunities for those with the right knowledge and skillset. (newelectroncs.co.uk 2021)

  • Delivery: On campus
  • Duration: 18 months
  • Intakes: February 2022, May 2022, October 2022
  • Campus: Berlin, Germany
  • Degree awarded by University for the Creative Arts
  • Price: €12,000 (international students)| €8,000 (EU students)

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This programme is also available 100% Online. Learn More.

The School's admissions process is subject to the Consumer Contracts (Terms and Conditions). Information on your Right of Withdrawal and our Refund Policy can be found in the BSBI study agreement.

Minimum age: 21

Academic qualifications:

• Successful completion of a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised university
• Consideration will also be given to applicants with minimum of 3 relevant work managerial experience, demonstrating an ability to study at postgraduate level

English language requirements: 

  • Official English Tests
    • IELTS – minimum OS 6.0 (with min 5.5 in each component);
    • Password test – minimum OS 6.0 (with min 5.5 in each component);
    • PTE (Academic) – minimum OS of 56 ( with min 51 in each component);
    • TOEFL IBT OS 80 (Listening 17, Reading 18, Speaking 20, Writing 17);
    • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency OS 69 (min 162 in each component)
    • LanguageCert International ESOL SELT OS B2 Communicator High Pass (min 33 in each component)
    • Duolingo test with an overall score of 105 
  • West African Certificates (WAEC AND NECO only) as a stand-alone with a minimum of C6 in English and issued within the last 5 years. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) is also accepted with an overall grade C or above. For Tanzania and Cameroon, we request an IELTS (or equivalent certificate).
  • WAEC/NECO must be enhanced by a successful (50%+) Internal English Assessment if issued more than 5 years ago.
  • Applicants who have an insufficient score in one component (i.e. 5.0 instead of 5.5) but overall meets the required threshold, can sit for an English diagnostic test online. Students based in Germany will also be able to sit for an internal assessment, free of charge, with a successful passing rate of 50%+.
  • You have completed a Bachelor’s Degree in one of the majority English speaking countries within the last two years.
  • You have achieved a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised university (according to ECCTIS UK), where the Method of Instruction was entirely in English (teaching and assessment).

Exceptions
You do not need to prove your knowledge of English if you have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree in:
• Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, New Zealand, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, UK, USA

  • You must own a personal laptop with the following hardware configuration: 

i5 or above processor, and at least 8 GB RAM 

  • It must have Microsoft Office installed (any version).

You can apply now to study with BSBI! It’s quick and easy, here’s how it works:

  1. Create an account here
  2. Select the programme and intake you want to apply for
  3. Complete all sections of the online application
  4. Submit online application
  5. Our Admissions Team will liaise with you with regards to next steps

Benefit from reduced fees when you apply for the MSc Data Analytics programme before 31 December 2021. Save 10% on your fees! Partial Scholarships are also available. Terms and conditions apply.*

*Terms and Conditions:

  • Only international students are eligible for this offer

  • Not applicable for European passport holders, they have a separate European fees

  • To secure the offer, a minimum deposit of €2,000 must be paid before the deadline

  • The tuition fee balance must be paid before the start of the programme

  • This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers or scholarships

  • Terms and conditions of the Study Agreement are still applicable

  • Students who have already paid a deposit towards Feb, May or Oct 2021 intakes will receive the same discount upon registering on campus

  • Students who have deferred from any 2020 intake will not receive this offer

BSBI has launched five Professional Certificate courses in order to support students further in their employability, skills and continued development throughout their education.

These courses will also help you better understand your strengths, competencies and areas for development – helping to progress your professional development.

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BSBI offers you the opportunity to attend our Virtual Student Lounge to help you gain an insight into life at the school. Through a video call consultation, you’ll be able to get a virtual campus tour, learn more about our programmes, bursaries and scholarships, and get answers to any questions you might have regarding the admission procedure.

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