Master of Science

MSc Business Intelligence and Analytics

The Master of Science Business Intelligence and Analytics is a one year postgraduate course (or 18 months with work placement) that provides an in-depth exploration of the specialist knowledge required to become an expert in data management and analysis. If you are fascinated by the advancement of data technology and aspire to focus your career within this exciting, evolving field, then this course is a great way to develop your knowledge and prepare yourself for the realities of data management in the workplace.

We also offer the Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip) Business Intelligence and Analytics and the Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) Business Intelligence and Analytics for those who are looking to complete a postgraduate qualification, in less than one year. The PG Dip is designed to be undertaken in two terms (6 months) while the PG Cert can be completed in one term (3 months).

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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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Next start date

January 2021

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


You can rotate study between our UK and Berlin campuses, completing the course at your 'home' campus. Visa restrictions and study conditions apply. Find out more

Students completing an 18 month MSc (excluding the MBA) have the opportunity to apply to complete a work placement as part of their final module.

This course is powered by Tableau, to develop your knowledge of how this software is used for fast, digital data analytics for data driven decision making.

Course Details

MSc Business Intelligence and Analytics

Our MSc Business Intelligence and Analytics is a one year course ideal for students with a numerical background who have an interest in acquiring an in-depth specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of data management and analysis. Through interactive and practical learning, you will get to understand and experiment with technologies first-hand, whilst learning about the importance of maintaining up-to-date systems to ensure information remains valid, useful and protected.

We have designed this course to give you the best possible opportunities to explore and learn about the new tools available to apply correct statistical techniques for decision making and develop the required skills to communicate your findings in ways that non-data scientists will understand. You will also receive plenty of support in the expansion of your research skills through our Research Methods and Professional Development exercises, created to complement your dissertation project.

Course Tutor - John Kawalek

An international consultant, academic and entrepreneur, he specialises in Systems Thinking and Digital Transformation, to achieve leaps in business growth and performance improvement. With a successful career spanning over 30 years, John Kawalek currently holds a number of roles including Senior Industry Adviser at European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. He is Director of CrowditBuildit Ltd, a crowdfunding property development firm, as well as a Partner at The Consultancy Academy Ltd. He is also a Non-Executive Director at

Hear from John Kawalek about this course and the field of Business Intelligence and Analytics.

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Whether it’s face to face or online, our law and business programmes will always be available to you whatever you choose. That’s our guarantee.

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Course Structure

  • Data Discovery Visualisation (30 credits)
  • Data-driven Decision Making (30 credits)
  • Predictive Analytics (30 credits)
  • Research Methods and Research Based Output (60 credits)

Choose one*:

  • Blockchain (30 credits)
  • Fintech (30 credits)
  • Strategy for the Digital Economy (30 credits)

*All elective modules are subject to availability.

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Want to study in Berlin?

Get more information about this course and the GISMA campus in Berlin via their website.

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Course Start Dates

  • MSc Business Intelligence and Analytics
    • Full-time: GISMA Business School (Berlin) and London Moorgate
  • MSc Business Intelligence and Analytics
    • Full-time: GISMA Business School (Berlin) and London Moorgate
  • MSc Business Intelligence and Analytics
    • Full-time: GISMA Business School (Berlin) and London Moorgate
  • MSc Business Intelligence and Analytics
    • Full-time: GISMA Business School (Berlin) and London Moorgate
  • MSc Business Intelligence and Analytics
    • Full-time: GISMA Business School (Berlin) and London Moorgate

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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.



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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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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London campuses
£17,000 (UK/EU/International)

Berlin campus
€16,000 (UK/EU/International)

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

We offer a range of bursaries and awards available to students for the development of skills in the professional services sector.



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

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