Student profile
Rebecca Wood

Rebecca Aurelie Wood

"I think Surrey has helped me decide what I want to do career-wise after graduating. It has also helped me improve my interpersonal skills and made me a well-rounded adult."

Course
Business Analytics MSc
Entry year
2018

"After completing my BSc in Computer Science, I was eager to begin working at the company that I had worked for in my placement year. I was also eager, however, to continue my education as I had found that I wanted to gain the knowledge and skills to work as a business analyst in the future. The University of Surrey offered me such a great opportunity with their part-time MSc in Business Analytics. The course was particularly appealing due to the wide range of modules you could choose from to make it perfectly tailored to you.

The small class size on the course creates an excellent dynamic to learn and make friends. It’s very different to a bachelors degree and gives you a great opportunity to ask questions and develop your skills in a smaller, more specialised setting.

"The staff are very willing to help and the facilities are also very good – the labs in particular."

The staff who teach on the MSc Business Analytics course are very willing to help and the facilities are also very good – the labs in particular. Any issues are also fixed promptly and any missed lab time is usually made up for in rescheduled labs.

I think Surrey has helped me decide what I want to do career-wise after graduating. It has also helped me improve my interpersonal skills and made me a well-rounded adult.

I live off campus, outside of Guildford, however the campus has a great range of social activities. For example, in the first semester this year, there was a barbeque event set up by the Students’ Union which was great for meeting new people. Also, on normal days, there are multiple cafes to relax in and a nightclub for those who enjoy the nightlife.

My first mark for my MSc has been my proudest moment to date. I had a eureka moment where I felt I had chosen the right course, even though I’d found the specific piece of coursework particularly hard. The result proved to me that I could achieve the grade and skills I wanted from my MSc."

 

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