Master of Arts in Quantitative Analysis for Business
Department of Management Sciences College of Business - City University of Hong Kong AACSB International EQUIS - European Quality Improvement System

Career Prospects

Graduates' Careers (2014-2018)

 

Possessing strong analytical and technical skills, IT skills, business knowledge and effective communication, graduates are able to develop statistical, analyst and managerial positions in a variety of business, industry and government related organizations after graduation. For more details, please see Sharing.

Some examples of career choices are shown below:

Accounting Banking and Finance Government Marketing and Market Research
  • Accountant
  • Associate Audit
  • Manager
  • Acquisition Risk Manager
  • Bank Executive
  • Business Performance Analyst
  • Business Planning Analyst
  • Credit Risk Analyst
  • Database Marketing Executive
  • Operations Research Manager
  • Operations and Data Management Manager
  • Customs Officer
  • Executive Officer
  • Government Statistical Officer
  • Government Statistician
  • Public Liaison Officer
  • Research Manager
  • Business Analysis Executive
  • Consultant
  • Market analyst
  • Market research analyst
  • Marketing Research Officer
  • Senior Data Analyst
Retail Supply Chain and Logistics Information and Communication Entertainment
  • Customer Data Analyst
  • Pricing Analyst
  • Solution Trainee
  • Business Intelligence Consultant
  • Revenue Manager
  • Business Intelligence Consultant
  • Data Insights Analyst
  • Pricing Analyst
  • Consumer Data Analyst
  • Forecasting Analyst
  • Analytics Manager

Professional Advice

Mr Lawson Law
Head of Business Analytics, Hang Seng Bank
Importance of Statistics and Data Analysis

Three types of analysis are needed in banks: credit risk management, customer/marketing analytic, and sales analytic.

Industry Needs and Career Prospects

“There are many career choices: management trainee, business analyst in credit risk management, score card development, business intelligence etc.”

What Skills do Graduates Need?

“Apart from technical skills, graduates need teamwork skills, communication skills, presentation skills and language skills.”