Master of Science

MSc Business Analytics

Do you have a passion for harnessing the power of data?

The Master of Science Business Analytics one year, full-time programme has been designed with a strong focus on employability and is ideal for those with a numerical background looking to hone their skills in the key aspects and technologies of data management, business management, business intelligence, cyber security and data analytics. This course will equip you with the understanding and the skills to problem-solve in technology rich environments and make data driven business decisions.

Our MSc Business Analytics course is highly practical and will help you gain lateral thinking up-to-date on the latest theory and practice. You will benefit from the data-led insights and learn how to use descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics to make the right business decisions

The first intake of this course is September 2022.

The course is also available to study online both full-time (1 year) and part-time (2 years). Visit MSc Business Analytics Online

Optional Placement Year

New from September 2022 – all our Master’s courses will have an optional Placement Year, giving you the chance to practise your knowledge and skills, and enhance your employability. There will be no placement fee charged to students joining in September 2022, however a 20% charge of the full year standard fee will apply from January 2023 onwards. Find out more.

Why study with us?

  • 94% of postgraduate students in employment were in Highly Skilled Occupations 15 months after graduating (2018/19 Graduate Outcomes data). Contains HESA Data © HESA 2021 (www.hesa.ac.uk)
  • Practical courses delivered by experienced teachers and specialists with industry expertise to boost your employability
  • Our Employment Promise offers your course fees back if you do not secure a job within 9 months of successfully completing your course
  • Focused learning - smaller class sizes mean friendly, personalised teaching, greater interaction and that your views will be heard
  • Check out how we can support your fees through scholarships and bursaries

International Students: we are no longer accepting applications from people who need a Student Route visa for full-time courses that start before July 2023.

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Key Facts

Entry requirements

2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualification(s)

Full requirements

Next start date

September 2022

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You can apply to study this course directly with The University of Law today.

 

Secure a job within 9 months of successfully completing your course or your fees back.

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94% of postgraduate students in employment were in Highly Skilled Occupations 15 months after graduating (2018/19 Graduate Outcomes data).

For added flexibility, this course can be studied over 12 months or on a part-time basis over 2 years while still receiving the same quality teaching.

Course Details

MSc Business Analytics

Our Master of Science in Business Analytics degree will provide students with an in-depth knowledge of the theories and principles of data analytics to facilitate data driven decision making for organisational success. Students will develop a deep understanding of the key aspects of business intelligence alongside relevant statistical methods and technologies and their application in a real world business context.

We’re focused on your learning experience and this course is taught by experienced business professionals in small workshop-style classes to ensure you can benefit from greater interaction with your tutors. With an emphasis on practical based learning and relevant real-life application, you will apply theoretical concepts and models to real life business case studies.

Upon completion of the MSc Business Analytics course, you will have the skills to understand patterns in data and how to apply these to business decisions and link your work to business value. You will have the essential cutting edge knowledge and skills to succeed in a rapidly changing work environment and take your career to a senior level.

Placement Year
Choose to study the optional Placement Year for the opportunity to gain significant practical skills and elevate your career. Employers are looking for graduates with a business-ready mind set; this entails an understanding of business ethics and values, self-awareness, mental flexibility and openness, resilience, and a commitment to lifelong learning. Visit our Postgraduate Placement Year page for more details. 

Should you be unable to complete the full programme, you may still be awarded a Diploma or Certificate depending on terms completed.

Professional Development and Coaching

All Master’s programmes are integrated with a Professional Development Module, specifically designed to help boost your professional leadership skills and expertise. We will work with you on a Personal Development Plan (PDP) tailored to your career goals, in addition to employment workshops and events.

You will receive individual coaching from a professional coach to help improve your skills within leadership, critical thinking, emotional intelligence, innovation, cultural communication, and growth mindset. We are the only business school in the UK to offer professional development coaching for all our postgraduate students and this is a testament to our dedication to helping you achieve your ambitions.

Course Structure

  • Global Business Strategy (15 credits)
  • Innovation Management in a Digital Age (15 credits)
  • Success Through Business Ethics (15 credits)
  • Data Analysis for Business (15 credits)
  • Data Design Management (15 credits)
  • Data Security (15 credits)
  • Data Visualisation (15 credits)
  • Digital Marketing Analytics (15 credits)
  • Data & Decision Making (15 credits)
  • Business Project (45 credits)
  • Professional Development (non-credit bearing)

Course Start Dates

  • MSc Business Analytics
    • Full-time: London Moorgate and Manchester
  • MSc Business Analytics with Placement Year
    • Full-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Manchester
  • MSc Business Analytics
    • Full-time: Birmingham, GISMA Business School (Berlin), London Moorgate and Manchester
    • Part-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Manchester
  • MSc Business Analytics with Placement Year
    • Full-time: Birmingham, GISMA Business School (Berlin), London Moorgate and Manchester
    • Part-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Manchester
  • MSc Business Analytics
    • Full-time: Birmingham, GISMA Business School (Berlin), Leeds, London Moorgate, Manchester and Nottingham
    • Part-time: Birmingham, Leeds, London Moorgate, Manchester and Nottingham
  • MSc Business Analytics with Placement Year
    • Full-time: Birmingham, GISMA Business School (Berlin), Leeds, London Moorgate, Manchester and Nottingham
    • Part-time: Birmingham, Leeds, London Moorgate, Manchester and Nottingham
  • MSc Business Analytics
    • Full-time: Birmingham, GISMA Business School (Berlin), Leeds, London Moorgate, Manchester and Nottingham
    • Part-time: Birmingham, Leeds, London Moorgate, Manchester and Nottingham
  • MSc Business Analytics with Placement Year
    • Full-time: Birmingham, GISMA Business School (Berlin), Leeds, London Moorgate, Manchester and Nottingham
    • Part-time: Birmingham, Leeds, London Moorgate, Manchester and Nottingham
  • MSc Business Analytics
    • Full-time: Birmingham, GISMA Business School (Berlin), Leeds, London Moorgate, Manchester and Nottingham
    • Part-time: Birmingham, Leeds, London Moorgate, Manchester and Nottingham
  • MSc Business Analytics with Placement Year
    • Full-time: Birmingham, GISMA Business School (Berlin), Leeds, London Moorgate, Manchester and Nottingham
    • Part-time: Birmingham, Leeds, London Moorgate, Manchester and Nottingham
  • MSc Business Analytics
    • Full-time: Birmingham, GISMA Business School (Berlin), Leeds, London Moorgate, Manchester and Nottingham
    • Part-time: Birmingham, Leeds, London Moorgate, Manchester and Nottingham
  • MSc Business Analytics with Placement Year
    • Full-time: Birmingham, GISMA Business School (Berlin), Leeds, London Moorgate, Manchester and Nottingham
    • Part-time: Birmingham, Leeds, London Moorgate, Manchester and Nottingham
  • MSc Business Analytics with Placement Year
    • Full-time: Manchester and Nottingham
    • Part-time: Manchester and Nottingham

Online

Study MSc Business Analytics Online starting January 2023, May 2023, September 2023, January 2024, May 2024 or September 2024

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Study Online

You can also study this course 100% online.

The online version of this course covers the same content as the on campus version, while still offering you the same high level of professional tutor support. The only difference is that you can study when, where and how you want, over a variety of different course lengths.

If you’re looking for true flexibility in your studies, why not consider our online study option?

MSc Business Analytics Online ➔

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Course Information

 

To get a full picture of how studying this course works during the year, take a look at our course date breakdown.

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You will be assessed formally through a mix of individual assignments, group work and Dissertation/Project work.

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This course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.

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Employability We Set You Up For Success

We care about your career, which is why we offer support with job applications and other work experience opportunities as soon as you accept your place.

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Fees and Applying

 

You can apply for this course directly with the University, or GISMA if you’d like to study in Berlin.

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UK Campuses
UK - £10,000 (London Moorgate), £9,000 (Non-London)
International students - £14,000 (London Moorgate), £12,000 (Non-London)

Berlin:
€16,000

A 20% charge of the full year standard fee applies to the Placement Year for programmes starting from January 2023.

You could be eligible for a postgraduate student loan to study this course.

We offer a range of Scholarships and Bursaries to UK and International students to support access to this course.

All fees include a £250 deposit.

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We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.

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