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UBC Master of Business Analytics

Curriculum

Your path to success

As a UBC MBAN student, you will acquire the professional skills to complement your academic accomplishments. You will analyze analytics case studies, collaborate with industry partners, and have the opportunity to participate in national and global industry case competitions.

UBC MBAN students will participate in either an 8-16 week internship where you will work on a significant analytical challenge faced by an organization or a personal research project. Apply your analytical competencies to help cutting-edge companies find optimal solutions to complex problems, develop robust decision support tools and communicate technical results and recommendations to management. Past employers include TELUS, Boeing Vancouver, Canada Post, Fraser Health Authority, Aritzia, and Electronic Arts. 

Program goals

UBC MBAN students will participate in either an 8-16 week internship where you will work on a significant analytical challenge faced by an organization or a personal research project. Apply your analytical competencies to help cutting-edge companies find optimal solutions to complex problems, develop robust decision support tools and communicate technical results and recommendations to management. Past employers include TELUS, Boeing Vancouver, Canada Post, Fraser Health Authority, Aritzia, and Electronic Arts. 

Courses

  • BA 509: Experiential Learning: Business Analytics Internship

Program goals

Advanced analytical decision making; Communication skills; Team skills

Courses

  • BAIT 507: Data Management for Business Analytics

  • BAIT 508: Business Analytics Programming
  • BAIT 518: Data Visualization 
  • BAIT 580: Database Applications in Business Systems

Program goals

Advanced analytical decision making; Communication skills; Team skills

Courses

  • BABS 506: Analyzing and Modelling Uncertainty

  • BABS 507: Descriptive and Predictive Business Analytics
  • BABS 508: Advanced Predictive Business Analytics
  • BABS 502: Forecasting and Time Series Prediction
  • BAIT 509: Business Applications of Machine Learning
  • BAMS 503: Simulation Modelling

Program goals

Advanced analytical decision making; Communication skills; Team skills

Courses

  • BAMS 506: Optimal Decision Making I

  • BAMS 508: Optimal Decision Making II
  • BAMS 517: Decision Analysis Under Uncertainty
  • BAMA 580: Experiments & Causal Inference

Program goals

Advanced analytical decision making; Communication skills; Team skills; Understanding of the business context; Ethics and social responsibility

Courses

  • BASC 500: Process Fundamentals

  • BASC 523: Supply Chain Management
  • BAMA 517: Data Driven Marketing
  • BAMA 520: Customer Analytics
  • BAFI 508: Data Driven Investments

Program goals

Advanced analytical decision making; Communication skills; Team skills; Understanding of the business context; Ethics and social responsibility; Problem-solving skills including project management and change management

Courses

  • BAMS 521: Analytics Leadership 

  • BA 520: Career Development Programming
  • BA 580: Business Immersion

 

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