Master's in Business Analytics

Master's in Business Analytics

Master degree
12 months
Application deadlines: October, January
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: £60
Intakes: September
International tuition: £26,200
Domestic tuition: £18,200

Program overview

MSc in Business Analytics ranks 10th in the 2020 QS World Rankings.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • An undergraduate degree in any disciplinary area related to management science, operational research, statistics, econometrics, mathematics, physics, computer science, engineering, or business and management which incorporates a distinct quantitative element is required
  • Applicant's background should ideally include courses and/or experience gained in topics such as linear algebra, calculus, probability, statistics, and computer programming
  • Candidates with a first class or 2:1 honours degree in an unrelated subject area but who have relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis
  • English language qualifications at the grades specified:

    • IELTS: 7.0 (at least 6.0 in each section)
    • TOEFL iBT (including Special Home Edition): total 100 (at least 20 in each section)
    • CAE and CPE: total 185 (at least 169 in each module)
    • Trinity ISE: ISE III with a Pass in all four components
    • LanguageCert International ESOL: C1 Expert - Pass overall with a Pass in each component

Career opportunities

The programme prepares students to not only be able to analyse and digest data available, but also to translate this into effective decision making. This MSc could lead to a multitude of roles, including:

  • Business and management consultants
  • Business analysts
  • Data analysts
  • Metrics and analytics specialists
  • Operational research consultants
  • Solutions architects

Campus location

Edinburgh , United Kingdom