Information Design with Business Analytics
What is the programme about?
This programme will provide learners with the specialist knowledge and skill set needed in data design, data visualisation and data analytics. This programme will produce graduates who are highly skilled in data visualisation enabling them to inform conclusions, improve the quality of decision making and enhance the value of an information asset.
Learners will gain essential digital skills to support the design and structure information. The course will provide business analytics skills, essential to the retrieval and manipulation of information, this will allow the learner to be directly responsible and capable of retrieving information, distilling it and displaying in new innovative and exiting ways.
In addition to the development of organisation–specific competences learners will develop core competences which will enhance their employability, these will include critical analysis, ethical reasoning, collaboration and team working skills, independent and self-directed learning and problem solving skills. Graduates will be creative in nature, inquisitive and adaptable to their surroundings. They will possess high level practical and theoretical skills that allow then to work across many areas and provide new and essential skills that are needed within industry.
What subject areas will I study?
Digital Media Design
Digital Media Design Applications
Business Data Analytics
Business Intelligence Applications
Applications are welcome from a wide variety of disciplines with an NFQ Level 7/8 Award or equivalent. Learners who have experience in the area of design, digital media or other areas of the creative arts welcome and applicants from with non-cognate qualifications will be screened for suitability at the point of application. Learners who do not meet direct entry requirement may apply through the Recognised Prior Learning process. This allows the learner to use their past work / study / engagement to prove they have the understanding & skills to operate both as a postgraduate leaner and in this specific field.
1 year full-time.
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What will I be able to do when I finish this programme?
The programme will produce graduates that are employment ready and possess essential skills that industry requires. Graduates of the programme can pursue careers as information designers, data analysts, digital media experts and data analysts, digital and web-based content designers and developers, UX / UI Designers, project managers, digital media consultants, data analysts, media analysts, digital strategists, visual analytics consultants, visual design managers, data scientists, App design.
What follow-on study opportunities are available?
Graduates of the programme may progress to an MBA , Masters or PhD programme, depending on their area of interest and level of business experience.