Master of Science in Business Analytics
商務分析理學碩士


Sept 2019 Entry
Programme code: 23090

Duration & Credit Requirement


Stream Code

MAF (Full-time)
MAP (Part-time)

Mode of Study
Mixed Mode
Normal Duration

1.5 years (Full-time)
2.5 years (Part-time)

Credits Required for Graduation

31

Fund Type
Self-Financed
Initial Registration Credits

3

Tuition Fee

HK$170,500 per programme for local students
HK$254,200 per programme for non-local students

Programme Leader(s)

Dr Vincent Cho   
BSc, MEngSc, PhD

Remarks
No information is available at present.

Aims & Characteristics

Programme Aims

This programme starts with the fundamentals of applying analytical techniques on big data for decision supports of an organisation, and progresses to in-depth studies of various application domains.

 

Characteristics

  • Emphasises essential skills and knowledge of business analytics
  • Applies domains of business analytics
  • Covers theoretical knowledge and research findings of decision making using big data
  • Offers opportunities to apply theories to investigating and solving business problems
  • Focuses on the systematic training and development of skills and competence in business analytics
  • Enhances the ability to solve big data problems

Recognition & Prospects

Master of Science in Business Analytics

Curriculum

Programme Structure

Programme Details

For the MSc, students complete 31 credits

  • 4 Compulsory Subjects (3 credits each)
  • 6 Elective Subjects (3 credits each)
  • 1 Ethics Subject (1 credit)

OR

  • 4 Compulsory Subjects (3 credits each)
  • 2 Elective Subjects (3 credits each)
  • 1 Ethics Subject (1 credit)
  • the subject Research Methods (3 credits) and a Dissertation (9 credits)

 

Students may, on completion of 4 Compulsory Subjects and 3 Elective Subjects (21 credits), opt for the Postgraduate Diploma.

 

Areas of Study

The following is a summary of the areas of study.

 

Compulsory Subjects+

  • Business Analytics
  • Business Intelligence and Decisions
  • Organisation and Management
  • Marketing Management

 

Elective Subjects+@

  • Applications of Decision Making Models
  • E-Commerce
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Management Information Systems
  • Managing Operations Systems
  • Models for Decision Making
  • Research Methods
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Technology Innovation and Management

 

Ethics Subject+

  • Business Ethics

 

Information on the subjects offered can be obtained at mm.polyu.edu.hk/study/taught-postgraduate-programmes/ba/.

 

+ The offering of subjects is subject to class quota availability.

@ Student may also choose from a list of "Common Pool Electives", subject to the prescriptions of the programme curriculum. For details, please refer to www.polyu.edu.hk/fb/pg/commonpool.

 

Note:

Programme structure and content are subject to continuous review and change.

 

Mode of Study and Duration

Mode of study: Mixed-mode

 

Students may pursue their studies with either a full-time study load (taking 9 credits or more in a semester) or a part-time study load (less than 9 credits in a semester).

 

Students normally complete the programme full-time in 1.5 years or part-time in 2.5 years with a maximum study period of 5 years.

 

The programme offers a structured progression pattern. However, with the credit-based system, students enjoy the flexibility to complete the programme within 5 years, depending on the number of subjects taken in a semester.

 

Classes are normally scheduled on weekday evenings in two semesters within an academic year. Each subject requires 39 contact hours over a teaching semester, with one 3-hour class per week.

Entrance Requirements

  • Applicants should have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent academic/professional qualifications, preferably with at least one year of relevant work experience.
  • Applicants, normally aged 27 or above, with other post-secondary qualifications and at least 6 years of work experience in industry, commerce or public administration, including 3 years in a managerial capacity, will also be considered.

 

If you are not a native speaker of English, and your Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification is awarded by institutions where the medium of instruction is not English, you are expected to fulfil the University’s minimum English language requirement for admission purpose. Please refer to the "Admission Requirements" section for details.

Other Information

Shortlisted candidates may be invited to attend admission interviews.

Enquiries

For further information, please contact:
Tel: (852) 2766 7381 / (852) 2766 7952
Email: mm.msc@polyu.edu.hk

 

For academic matters, please contact:
Dr Vincent Cho
Tel: (852) 2766 6339
Email: vincent.cho@polyu.edu.hk

Student Message


No information is available at present.

Additional Documents Required


Programme Leaflet

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Transcript / Certificate

Both copies of transcripts and certificates are required.


Info Seminar


Date Time Venue Remark
12 Jan 2019 (Sat) 4:45PM - 5:30PM

Room FJ303, PolyU

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