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MSc Business Analytics

Standard Duration: Full-time: 1 year

Min. entry requirements: A good undergraduate degree in a relevant subject (including Economics, Business, Engineering, Psychology, Geography, Sociology and Politics). A good arts degree may be considered if you can show strong numeracy and IT/statistical ability

English Language: IELTS 7.0, with no more than two components at 6.0 or 6.5

Learn how to gain insights and understanding from large data sets by using statistical methods, and how to apply these to business problems. Through this MSc, you’ll develop an understanding of the role of an analyst within an organisation, improve your business acumen and communication skills, and get commercial/research experience for your CV through your project and dissertation.

Our postgraduates can expect to go into employment in areas such as customer insight, pricing, supply chain management or retail analytics. Major employers keen to meet our postgraduates have previously included British Airways, Capgemini, IBM, P&G, Tesco and Virgin Media.

Application Fact File


All applications should be made online at

For UK or EU applicants there are no deadlines for applications, however places on taught courses are limited, so you should submit your application as early as possible.

International applicants who require a student visa will need to leave plenty of time for this process. For this reason, international applicants must submit their application by 31 July for courses that begin in September.

Tuition Fees

(2016/17 rates - Home/EU and Overseas.)



We have £2million+ of WBS Scholarships available for the most talented candidates. WBS fee information can be found on our website under each course listing.

Details of other funding opportunities are available via the Graduate School.