Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Management (Business Analytics)

Kaplan - University of Essex Online, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

October 2021

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Total Course Fee

USD 10,722

Course Accredited By

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  • 16 Months
  • Online
  • Postgraduate
  • Diploma
  • Up to 10% scholarship
In a business world increasingly defined and dependent on data, having a solid understanding of the challenges and opportunities within business analytics is a great way to set yourself apart from others in your industry and to improve your ability to drive effective change within your company.
  • This short postgraduate course is designed for professionals who want to understand the uses of data within marketing, sales, customer service, market development, finance and much more. It will increase your confidence working with different types of data as well as give you a grounding in general management techniques.

This focused course explores many of the key areas of business analytics and business management, including:

  • The theory underpinning data and knowledge management
  • The applications of statistics in contemporary management and decision making
  • The craft of visualisation and when, what and how to think about visualisation decisions
  • The need for rigour, precision and ethical concern when collecting, organising and using data
  • Once you have completed your course, you have the opportunity to advance onto a full degree in business analytics.

Enrollment Cycles

  • October 2021
  • July 2022
  • September 2022
  • We know that many people from non-traditional backgrounds would succeed on our courses! That’s why we offer two different entry routes, taking into account your prior work experience and relevant qualifications. You will also need to meet our English language requirements.
  • Additionally, you will need to pass your first assignment set within your two-week induction period of the course in order to continue with your studies.

Academic entry route

In order to satisfy the academic entry Route requirements for our PG Dip Business and Management (Business Analytics), you must have the following qualifications as a minimum:

  • An undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification

Work experience entry route

In order to satisfy the work experience entry route requirements for our PG Dip Business and Management (Business Analytics), you must meet the following criteria:

  • At least five years’ senior level work experience.

English language requirements

  • As our courses are delivered in English, a high proficiency with English is required. If English is not your first language, your English ability should be equivalent to an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5. Don’t worry if you don’t hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification – we offer a free online English test to assess your proficiency.
  • You don’t need to prove your English ability if you are a national of, or have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree
  • The PG Dip Business and Management (Business Analytics) is made up of the following modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 120 credits at Level 7.

Level 7 modules:

  • Financial Decision Making (20 credits)
  • Data Management, Modelling and Design (20 credits)
  • Statistics for Business (20 credits)
  • Project Management (10 credits)
  • Data Visualisation and Interpretation (20 credits)
  • Data Analytics for Managers (20 credits)
  • Business Strategy (10 credits)

* These modules are core and must be passed in order to achieve the award.

2021-22 Full course fee**: £7,714

 Full payment discount 

  • When paying for your undergraduate or postgraduate course up-front, we’ll offer you a discount of 10% for students starting their course in the 2020-21 academic year, and 5% for students starting their course in the 2021-22 academic year. 

Alumni discount

  • If you are a previous graduate with the University of Essex or University of Essex Online, we’ll award you a 10% alumni discount on your postgraduate tuition fees when you continue your studies to Masters level.
  • This is only applicable to students studying online and does not apply to students studying on campus. The Alumni discount cannot be used in combination with the International scholarship. 

Scholarships 

  • International scholarship (all courses) International students residing in specific regions outside of the UK may be eligible for a partial scholarship for our undergraduate and postgraduate online courses.

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