Offered in full-time mode, the HKU MSc in Business Analytics programme aims to train students in the use of essential quantitative techniques and tools when applying big data analytics in strategic decision making for business and management.
Our programme delivers a rigorous learning experience across a wide spectrum of fields, including big data techniques, business statistics, simulation and forecasting models, operations and supply chain management, and financial and marketing analytics. The curriculum is structured as follows:
Information Analytics to understand the basis of data
General Analytics to transform data into information
Operations Analytics to convert information into executable actions
Capstone Course to tie the above three areas together through real world business projects
You will gain an in-depth knowledge of tools such as R and Python in applying data science and analytics in the business context. In addition to individual assignments and exams, some courses also require students to work on project presentations in a team setting. Case studies will be used to illustrate the application of business analytics skills in real world situations as well.