Master in Business Intelligence and Analytics

Master in Business Intelligence and Analytics

Postgraduate

1. Program/MQR No.
Master in Business Intelligence and Analytics – By Coursework
MQR Code: MQA/PA9138

2. Brief introduction
Centre for IT Advancement (CITA), Kuliyyah of Information and Communication Technology, International Islamic University Malaysia proudly offers a Master in Business Intelligence and Analytics (MBIA). This programme is offered in response to the emerging trends in advanced applications of ICT technologies to enhance intelligence and analytical capabilities in business decision making. Business Intelligence and Analytics are defined as the competency to identify trends, make accurate forecast through effective and smart management and allocation of resources to optimize results. Thus Business Intelligence and Analytics are not only limited to the corporate sector alone but are also relevant to government and social enterprise sectors.


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Program Outcome
1. Demonstrate familiarity with scholarly contribution in the area of Business Intelligence and Analytics.
2. Apply Big Data analytical methods and strategies for advanced data analysis and visualization.
3. Realize issues and complexities in business and conform to intellectual property, data security, integrity, privacy, and professional code of conduct.
4. Implement quantitative modelling and data analysis techniques to business problems, communicate findings and effectively present results using data visualization techniques.
5. Using advanced statistical tools and data programming techniques to solve practical problems in data analysis.
6. Demonstrate leadership and managerial skills as well as awareness of entrepreneurial opportunities.

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Carrier Opportunities
    -    Data Analyst
    -    Data Architect
    -    Business Analyst
    -    Market Research Analyst
    -    Lead Data Scientist
    -    Associate & Client Service Manager
    -    Business Intelligence Specialist
    -    Business Analytics Consultant
    -    Chief Data Officer

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Program Structure
The mode of the study is coursework. Students are required to complete a total of 40 credit hours, consists of 30 credit hours of courses and 10 credit hours of project paper at the last semester.

Course Credit Value
Kulliyyah Required Course 8
Core Course (Coursework)
Core Course (project paper)
16
10
Elective Course 6
Total Credit Hours 40


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Duration of Study
Full time with:
a)    1.5 years minimum academic year
b)    3 years maximum academic year

Part time with:
a)    2 years minimum academic year
b)    5 years maximum academic year

    

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