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Business Analytics online MSc

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27 months

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Data Analysis Business Studies Business Modelling / Analysis

Course type


Course Summary

Our Business Analytics online MSc course offers individuals from business and non-business disciplines a comprehensive range of practical analytical skills to convert big data into knowledge.

Alongside hands-on data analysis preparation, data management and data mining with machine learning, this MSc course includes access to innovative computational data analysis methods, decision-making strategies and industry insights. You will learn how to utilise forecasting, neural networks, decision trees, deep learning, R programming, database management, predictive analytics and predictive models to help make important business decisions. You will also gain the essential management skills to advance your career as you lead change in today’s data-focused industries.

Career impact

Our fully online Master's in business analytics can help you advance in some of the fastest-growing global careers. Big data analytics is the second-most likely technology to be adopted by global companies through 2025, next to cloud computing.2 Demand is growing for data analysts and scientists, machine learning specialists, big data specialists, business analysts, development professionals and project managers who can interpret big data and help with decision analysis.

As a graduate of the online MSc in Business Analytics course, you will gain strategic leadership skills and a business-oriented approach, allowing you to convert data into insights/decisions and become a leader in your field.


Building on skills and knowledge acquired during the ?Optimisation? and ?Spreadsheet Modelling? units, you?ll learn how to develop algorithms and implement them to optimise your business decisions.

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Entry requirements

Typically, you should have a first or second class bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent. To apply for this course, you must have an undergraduate degree in a subject with high quantitative content such as mathematics/statistics, computer science, engineering, physics, chemistry, biology, economics, or a quantitative social science. We may consider other subjects if they have enough quantitative content

University information

The University of Bath is one of the UK’s most prestigious institutions, known for excellence in teaching and research, a welcoming community, and for providing students with outstanding preparation for the workplace or enterprise. Bath’s inclusive learning community comprises students representing more than 100 countries worldwide. There are over 19,000 students in total, of which 5,000 are postgraduates and around a third are international...more

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