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Master of Business Analytics Degree*

Learn to analyse data and help businesses make decisions.

As more businesses rely on data acquisition to help maintain a competitive advantage, the need for qualified Business Analytics specialists has never been higher.

Business Analysts enable organisations to understand gathered data using various statistical method and techniques, for measuring business performance and provide insights to make improved business decisions. Using predictive data analytics would allow understanding and predicting business and industry trends, ensuring a company to make informed choices that help them grow.

*Subject to CAA approval

Duration
18 - 24 months

Intakes
Spring - January
Summer - June
Autumn - September

Fees per subject
AED 8,967
USD 2,443
(VAT 5% inclusive)

 
 

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This program has been designed in consultation with SAS, a global leader in analytics, operating in 147 countries across the world for over 40 years. Graduates of the Master of Business Analytics* program will also be awarded the Statistical Analysis System (SAS) professional certification. UOWD’s collaboration with SAS would provide students with a unique opportunity to access a wide range of resources and tools that are widely used in the industry. The professional certification is further expected to enhance the employment opportunities for graduates of the program.

Career Opportunities

This degree will help students develop their technical, analytical, critical thinking and decision-making skills, and how to apply these to an international, modern business environment.

Business Analytics Graduates with their Descriptive and Predictive Analytics skills will help organisations effectively implement data-driven changes to business process, products, services and strategies to improve efficiencies and add value.

  • Data Scientists
  • Data Engineers
  • Business Intelligence Analysts
  • Management Consultants
  • Hedge Fund Managers
  • Market Research Analysts
  • Quantitative Analysts

Accreditation and Recognition

This program is awaiting approval by the UAE Ministry of Education - Higher Education Affairs and is fully recognised within the UAE, GCC nations and internationally for further education and employment in the private and public sectors.

In addition, the program is quality assured by UOW, which is registered with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), the national regulator of the higher education sector in Australia. UOWD graduates have the opportunity to exchange their UOWD degree for the equivalent UOW Australia degree after completion.

Program Structure and Completion Requirements

The maximum requirement to graduate from the Master of Business Analytics program is 12 subjects.

However, if you have completed a Bachelor degree in a relevant business area or a UOWD Graduate Certificate in Business, or you have extensive professional work experience in a related area alongside a Bachelor degree, you may be able to complete the MBAS program in a total of ten (10) subjects in line with UOWD’s policy on Credit for Prior Learning. Your eligibility for Credit for Prior Learning will be decided in consultation with UOWD’s Faculty of Business office prior to the beginning of the program.

Program Structure

Subject Title Subject Name Credit Points
General Management Subjects
MGNT803 Organisational Behaviour and Management 6
OPS 802 Operations Management 6
MARK804 Principles of Marketing Management 6
ACCY801 Accounting and Financial Management 6
Business Analytics Subjects
MBAS901 Essential Elements for Business Analytics 6
MBAS902 Techniques and Tools for Business Analytics 6
MBAS903 Business Analytics for Economic and Market Environments 6
MBAS904 Business Analytics for Services and Operations 6
MBAS905 Advanced Business Analytics 6
MBAS906 Business Analytics Research Project 6
Electives: Students are required to choose 2 electives at 900 level 12

*Students eligible for credit for prior learning from all four General Management subjects, will be required to complete two further elective subjects from the below list.

MARK901 - Digital Marketing 
ECON939 - Quantitative Economic Analysis
OPS910 - Supply Chain Analytics

**All applicants will have to pass a challenge test in statistics.  Students who are not successful will have to successfully complete a Foundation course in Statistics FND114 (Foundation in Statistics) prior to progressing to the Business Analytics core.

 

Program Director

Dr Osama Al-Hares

Dr Osama Al-Hares
Associate Professor
PhD in Accounting and Finance, Manchester Business School, UK

Dr Osama has a broad range of experience in the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching of managerial and cost accounting, financial accounting and reporting analysis, auditing, accounting for decision making...

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