Analytics is the science of finding patterns in data to aid decision making. It is an interdisciplinary field rooted in applied mathematics, with a wide range of applications in business, finance, and industry. Modern businesses are turning toward increasingly sophisticated analytics methods to offer improved shopping suggestions to consumers, target previously-neglected markets, and improve the efficiency of their internal logistical processes and workflows.
The MSc in Analytics programme provides the skills and knowledge for
applying cutting-edge data science techniques to business challenges in
the modern economy. Offered by NTU's School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, the programme is suitable for professionals seeking to leverage business analytics in
their respective fields, as well as recent college graduates
pursuing a career in the data science industry.
- A good Bachelor's Degree in a quantitative discipline (mathematics, statistics, engineering, computer science etc.) is preferred.
- A good TOEFL score (92 or more) or IELTS score (6.5 or more), for graduates of universities in which English is not the medium of instruction.
- A good GMAT score of 650 or GRE score of 315 is required (Graduates from autonomous universities in Singapore are exempted).
The MSc in Analytics programme is an intensive one-year full-time or two-year part-time programme by coursework, taught in three semesters. Upon completion of study, students are awarded a Master of Science (MSc) in Analytics degree.