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Course summary

Develop your understanding of business analytics. You’ll graduate with the skills you need to start a career specialising in data and decision analysis. This course is for graduates who want to pursue a career in business analytics. How can companies use ‘big data’ to gain business insight? This course will teach you how to convert data into knowledge. Get hands-on practical experience using the latest business intelligence software and interpreting real data. This course includes guest lectures from industry experts, and a unit co-delivered by a specialist from IBM. In partnership with IBM, Qlik, WinPure and the Women in OR & Analytics Network. Key benefits

  • An MSc in Business Analytics gives you a range of career opportunities across different sectors
  • Get practical experience in computer programming and the latest business analytics software
  • Our small, carefully-selected class sizes allows for plenty of individual interaction with academics, career advisors and industry experts
  • Graduate equipped with the skills global employers want. Big data's importance to businesses is growing, and our graduates are in high demand
  • A dissertation based on real data might allow you to work with a partner company
  • Meetings with graduates, business challenges and careers fairs will give you valuable experience of the global job market
  • Get the knowledge and skills to help prepare you to secure your dream job
We give you the edge We combine the latest research with many opportunities to apply it. This will help you stand out from the crowd. You'll develop key professional skills and work with our partner organisations on optional projects from day one. Our graduates have a great employment record. Most go on to careers in a range of areas, start their own business or begin a PhD.


Entry requirements

You should have at least a 2:1 or above (or its international equivalent). Your degree can be in any discipline but you must have studied a subject with high quantitative content. You will be better suited to this course if you have studied business or management, or studied a subject with high quantitative content, such as: - mathematics/statistics - computer science - engineering - physics - a quantitative social science If you are a UK student and completed your undergraduate degree abroad, your qualification must be equivalent to a 2:1 or above. **Programming experience** Previous experience of computer programming is an advantage. You should include information about your quantitative and programming experience in your personal statement.


English language requirements


Fees and funding

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Additional fee information

Tuition fees can be found on our web pages and are liable to increase annually. UK and Islands fees are regulated by the UK government and are subject to parliamentary approval. For all other fees, you should budget for an increase of up to 5% for every further year of study. For information on tuition fees visit our web pages: http://www.bath.ac.uk/topics/tuition-fees/
Business Analytics at University of Bath - UCAS