1.5 years (Full-time)
2.5 years (Part-time)
HK$254,200 per programme (HK$8,200 per credit) for local students
HK$300,080 per programme (HK$9,680 per credit) for non-local students
Targeted Taught Postgraduate Programmes Fellowships Scheme
A total of 12 fellowships shall be awarded to local students. Please click here for details.
PolyU reserves the right to change or withdraw the fellowship at any time. In case of any dispute/disagreement, PolyU’s decision is final.
Dr Xin Xu
BEcon, MPhil, PhD
Deputy Programme Director
Dr Vincent Cho
BSc, MEngSc, PhD
Note to Applicants
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Incomplete applications cannot be processed promptly.
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.
Master of Science in Business Analytics
For the MSc, students complete 31 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.
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 fb.polyu.edu.hk/study/taught-postgraduate-programmes/common-pool-electives/.
* These subjects have been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund with effective from 4 May 2020. The programme (MSc in Business Analytics) is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level 6).
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. Students who wish to extend their studies beyond normal duration can submit such request to Departments/Faculties for consideration, as appropriate.
The programme offers a structured progression pattern. Classes are normally scheduled on weekday evenings. Some daytime classes may also be held for full-time mode. Each subject requires 39 contact hours over a teaching semester, with one 3-hour class per week.
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.
Shortlisted candidates may be invited to attend admission interviews.
Transcript / Certificate
Both copies of transcripts and certificates are required.
Read through faculty and department descriptions to get an idea of what might be right for you. Please find out the details from here.
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Submit your application online here and settle an application fee of HKD $350 for one application.
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Successful applicants will receive their admission offer online.