Business Analytics - Limerick
The course has been designed specifically to fill the 36,000 new jobs in Business Analytics that will be created in the next 5 years in Ireland (National Skills Council, 2022). Ireland currently has a shortage of Business Analytics professionals (National Skills Council,2022) with the skills leaned on the programme hugely beneficial in preparing students to successfully enter the jobs market.
What modules will I study?
Business Analytics & Modelling Credits: 5
Business Strategy Credits: 5
Relational Databases Credits: 5
Statistics And Tools For Business Analytics Credits: 10
Applied Business Analytics Credits: 5
Data Interpretation and Business Analytics Credits: 5
Data Visualisation Credits: 10
Research Methods Credits: 5
The Science of Decision Making Credits: 5
Applied Research Project Credits: 30
Students are expected to have a minimum of a 2.2 Honours Bachelor Degree (Level 8) in Business, IT, Science or Engineering. In line with institute policies, Non-EU nationals must provide evidence of ability to follow classes in English (IELTS 6.5 or equivalent). Applicants may be required to attend TUS for an interview. Zoom interviews may be arranged for international students.
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Are there opportunities for further study?
Students can progress to an appropriate Level 10 on completion.
What are the career prospects?
17,000 additional jobs in Business Analytics will be created in Ireland over the coming years (Expert Group on Future Skills Needs in Ireland). Given the wide range of industries in which Business Analytics can be utilised, the demand for Business Analytics graduates continues to soar. According to the World Economic Forum, the leading position in jobs with a growing demand are analytics roles (wef.org, 2020). The average salary for Business Analysts in the US is $68,918 (indeed.com, 2022), in Ireland, the average salary is €45,404 (jobs.ie, 2022).
Career opportunities for graduates of this programme include:
Financial Market Analyst
Business Intelligence Analyst
Customer Insight Analyst