University of Birmingham - MSc Business Analytics

University of Birmingham

MSc Business Analytics

Our MSc Business Analytics programme is suited to those from a variety of backgrounds who are interested in conducting detailed data analysis and translating these insights to resolve practical business issues for a variety of different organisations from start-ups to global companies.  

This programme is for those who already have experience relevant to business analytics or data science, those who would like to gain a qualification in this area, or those who would like to change careers to data analytics or the data science sector. 

Why study this course at Birmingham?

  • Through our Business Analytics


    Capstone Project, you will gain the opportunity to gain relevant work experience through undertaking a group project which will involve analysing a set of data and delivering a presentation to communicate your findings.  
  • There will also be an opportunity for you to tailor the programme towards your interests with the


    Business Analytics micro-courses. In this 20-credit module, you will be able to choose extra-curricular business analytics content to be brought to your curriculum.
  • Birmingham Business School is part of an elite group of global business schools that holds  Triple-Crown accreditation from leading bodies AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. 
  • The ability to analyse data sets and communicate these insights is a skill that is highly in demand by companies across the globe who are looking to get ahead of their competitors by using the latest data to make significant changes.
  • Birmingham has the largest city economy outside of London with key links to global companies, allowing you to network with a variety of different organizations.

Entry Requirements

  • An Honours degree (2:1 or higher) or postgraduate diploma from a UK university (or overseas equivalent).

  • IELTS 6.5 with no less that 6.0 in any band

  • TOEFL: 88 overall with no less than 21 in Reading, 20 in Listening, 22 in Speaking and 21 in Writing

  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) including online: PTE Academic 67 with no less than 64 in all four skills

Career Prospects

Career opportunities after completing MSc Business Analytics

  • Cloud Architect
  • DevOps Engineer
  • Blockchain Engineer
  • Software Architect
  • Big Data Engineer
  • Internet of Things (IoT) Solutions Architect
  • Data Scientist

Course Details

This programme will allow you to tackle real-world challenges, using data analysis to evaluate the success of previous business projects as well as forecast future decisions. This a skillset that is highly in demand by businesses that are looking for ways to become more efficient and increase growth. Our MSc Business Analytics programme will also be extremely useful for those who run their own organisations, allowing you to gain an overview of the datasets available and what this means for your business. 


Business Analytics and Digital Organisation (20 credits)
Data Analytics and Predictive Modelling (20 credits)
Data Management Strategies and Technologies (20 credits)
Applied Analytics for Operations, Supply Chain and Logistics (20 credits)
Marketing Analytics and Behavioural Science (20 credits)
Analytics Micro-Courses (20 credits)
Business Analytics Capstone Project (60 credits)

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