The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Master of Science Program in Business Analytics (Part time)

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Course Information

Registration period
25 Mar 2022 (Fri) - 25 Mar 2024 (Mon)
Study Mode
2 Year(s)

Course Overview

The Master of Science (MSc) Program in Business Analytics aims to meet the increasing demand for business analytics professionals. It provides students with strong knowledge of business analytics by bringing together a wide range of knowledge in applied statistics, information management, optimization, and modeling.

The program focuses on teaching students how to make good use of information and business analytics knowledge for building data-driven strategies, enhancing performance and facilitating evidence-based discussion for problem solving. It develops students’ business analytics competency and hands-on experience in solving real business problems in various areas such as finance, marketing and healthcare. With theoretical and practical foundations in business analytics, supplemented with its techniques, students will be capable in integrating business communication, business analytics, and business decision making process in various business scenarios and domains.

What You’ll Learn

Minimum Credit Requirement

30 credits

Required Courses

18 credits

ISOM 5230Privacy Management in the Digital Age2 Credit(s)
ISOM 5510Data Analysis2 Credit(s)
ISOM 5610Introduction to Business Analytics2 Credit(s)
ISOM 5620Visual Analytics for Business Decisions2 Credit(s)
ISOM 5630Business Analytics in R2 Credit(s)
ISOM 5640Social Media and Network Analysis2 Credit(s)
ISOM 5810Business Modeling and Optimization2 Credit(s)
ISOM 5830Simulation for Risk and Operations Analysis2 Credit(s)
ISOM 5535High Dimensional Statistics with Business Applications2 Credit(s)

Elective Courses

12 credits

A list of electives offered in a particular year will be announced at the beginning of each intake. The elective courses are a selection of courses chosen from the portfolio of the School of Business and Management.

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