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What will I learn?

This programme, Master of Science in Data Analytics and Business Economics (MScDABE), provides solid training in business economic analysis and data analytics. By taking various applied electives, in addition to the core foundation courses, students will be trained to analyse business economic issues using relevant data.

A distinct feature of this programme is a balanced training in business economic knowledge, statistical models, and programming skills. Specifically, this programme aims at training:

  1. Competent analytics-enabled professionals: The Programme offers a variety of data-analytics courses supplemented by relevant statistical knowledge, programming skills and real-world business cases. Students can apply the technical skills to solve the business problems in hand data-analytically.
  2. Proficient data strategists: The Programme also offers courses on latest economic principles for business strategy, and challenges and future prospects of smart cities development. Equipped with critical thinking and data science knowledge, students can act as an interface towards potential clients and translate project requirements into manageable data science project subtasks.

Learning Goals

Knowledge

Students will acquire advanced knowledge for analysing economic issues.

Analysis

Students will be able to analyse the economic behaviour of various agents and institutions in the economy.

Application

Students will be able to apply theories to analyse real world problems.

Research

Students will be able to apply economic theories and empirical methods in applied economic research.

Which department am I in?

School of Business

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
HK$210,000.00 (21,33,279) per year
Application deadline

Expected April 2023

More details

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Hong Kong Baptist University

Kowloon Tong,

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants should normally hold a Bachelor's degree for admission to a Taught Postgraduate degree programme; English Language Requirements: TOEFL - 550 (Paper-based), 79 (Internet-based); or IELTS (Academic): Overall Band at 6.5; or CET-6 (College English Test band 6): 450.

For international students

The overall scholastic record and potential of the applicant for admission is more important than prior preparation in specific areas of economics. The programme is open to students with an undergraduate degree either in business or in non-business fields with good quantitative training.

General Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the Master of Science in Data Analytics and Business Economics Programme, the applicant must hold a bachelor's degree from a recognised university, or equivalent, with satisfactory academic performance.


Language Proficiency Requirements

Proof of English proficiency is required for applicants whose first degree were obtained from non-English-medium institutions. The English proficiency requirement can be fulfilled by achieving any one of the following standards:

  • a minimum TOEFL iBT score of 79; or
  • a minimum of 6.5 in IELTS; or
  • other equivalent qualifications.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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