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Master of Science

MSc Business Analytics

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

This highly practical accredited business course has been designed with a strong focus on your future 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 intelligence 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.

This business Master's degree is available to study on-campus or online as a full-time course (1 year) or with Professional Practice Year (2 years), or part-time (2 years).

 
Our students say:
"The quality of teaching has been brilliant, and I would highly recommend it to anyone seeking a well-rounded and practical education. The combination of experienced lecturers, interactive workshops with students, small-sized classes, and the use of in-demand programming tools and software, together with the application of theoretical knowledge to solve real-world business problems were truly beneficial to my learning journey.”
Chitavi, MSc Business Analytics, London Moorgate
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Key Facts

Entry requirements

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

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Entry requirements

Next start date

June 2024

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

 

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

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Decide how to put your skills into practice and gain valuable business experience to increase your employment opportunities with our Professional Practice Year.

Course Details

MSc Business Analytics

Our Master’s in Business Analytics course will provide you with an in-depth knowledge of the theories and principles of data analytics, along with the latest technologies and statistical methods, and how these can be applied to harness the power of technology for organisational success.

Your learning experience is important to us, and that’s why this course is taught by experienced business professionals in workshop-style classes to ensure you can benefit from greater interaction with your lecturer. We emphasise practical based learning and relevant real-life application, and you will apply theoretical concepts and models to real life business case studies.

This course is accredited by The Chartered Management Institute so upon successful completion of the course, you will have the option to apply for a CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership as well as your degree. This course is also offered as an ‘Accredited Degree’ by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CiM) meaning students will be able to gain industry-recognised qualifications at an accelerated pace. 

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

NEW MSc Business Analytics with Professional Practice*

This course is offered as a 2-year full-time business master’s programme. Sharing the first year of study with the 1-year MSc Business Analytics, the 2-year programme benefits from a second year of Professional Practice that is specifically aimed at fostering the employment opportunities of students.

Offering greater flexibility than a traditional Placement Year, our Professional Practice Year allows you to decide how to put your skills into practice. Choose between an academic dissertation, business plan, business or consultancy project, or a paid placement in industry, depending on the option that is best suited to your future career path. Apply now

Why study a Business Master’s degree with us?

  • A professional Careers and Employability Service: from day one to beyond graduation, we'll help you become more employable with support from our expert employability service and careers advisers.
  • CPD-accredited Professional Development Module: our 1:1 coaching will ensure you develop the professional and leadership skills you need to succeed in business.
  • Quality of teaching: you'll work on real-life case studies, taught by business specialists with industry expertise in business analytics.
  • Help to support your tuition fees: we have business scholarships and bursaries and can guide you on postgraduate fees and funding.
  • Amount of support: Our range of student advisors and academic coaches, support apps and student support services help our domestic and international students.
  • Flexible course format: Study full-time, part-time, on-campus or 100% online with a learning model that encourages independent and deep learning, shared modules for greater networking and clear time demands.

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

(*subject to approval)

Upcoming Application Deadlines

The application deadlines for our June 2024 intake are as follows:

  • International students applying within the UK requiring a Student Route Visa: Monday 20th May 2024
  • Domestic students: Friday 7th June 2024
  • International students applying outside the UK requiring a Student Route Visa: Our June intake is now closed. Applications are open for September 2024 and the deadline to submit your application is Monday 29 July 2024.

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)

Helping you become more employable is our priority and we are the only business school in the UK to offer professional development coaching to all our postgraduate students. You will benefit from our CPD-accredited Professional Development Module including one to one professional coaching and a bespoke Personal Development Plan.

This is testament to our dedication to helping you achieve your ambitions.

To find out more about how you can benefit from our professional development support, watch our short video.

Course Start Dates

  • MSc Business Analytics
    • Full-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate, Manchester and Nottingham
    • Part-time: Nottingham
  • MSc Business Analytics
    • Full-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Manchester
    • Part-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Manchester
  • MSc Business Analytics
    • Full-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Manchester
    • Part-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Manchester
  • MSc Business Analytics
    • Full-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Manchester
    • Part-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Manchester

Online

Study MSc Business Analytics Online starting September 2024, February 2025 or June 2025

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Course requirements

The course demands show you the requirements, prior knowledge and commitments our course will involve.

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Study Online

You can also study this course 100% online.

If you’re looking for the perfect combination of a flexible study programme to fit around your other commitments together with the benefit of our expertise, experience and employability focus, 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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Students will study for one year full-time or two years part-time, divided into three semesters of 13 weeks. Typically, full-time students will study 4 modules per semester and part-time students will study 2 modules per semester.
Students will also work on a CPD-accredited Professional Development Module throughout all 3 semesters.

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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 of Law.

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2023/24 Course Fee (for courses starting on or after 1 July 2023)

Domestic students
London: £11,300
Outside London: £10,750

International (non-domestic) students
London: £16,700 (or £13,700 including a £3,000 International Bursary*) 
Outside London: £15,850 (or £12,850 including a £3,000 International Bursary*) 

2024/25 Course Fee (for courses starting on or after 1 July 2024)

Domestic students
London: £11,850
Outside London: £11,300

International (non-domestic) students
London: £18,500 (or £15,500 including a £3,000 International Bursary*) 
Outside London: £17,000 (or £14,500 including a £2,500 International Bursary*) 

2 Year Programme with Professional Practice:

Domestic students
London: £13,050
Outside London: £12,450

International (non-domestic) students
London: £20,350 (or £17,350 including a £3,000 International Bursary*)
Outside London: £18,700 (or £16,200 including a £2,500 International Bursary*)

*Terms and Conditions apply


By studying a Master's degree you could be eligible for a Postgraduate Loan.

If you’re a ULaw alumnus, you may be eligible to receive our £1000 Academic Master's Alumni Discount.

We also have a range of scholarships and bursaries available to help you invest in your future.

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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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