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Postgraduate courses 2024/25

Business Analytics, MSc

Our MSc in Business Analytics is designed to equip ambitious professionals with the skills and knowledge to thrive in today's data-centric business environment.

Our comprehensive programme meets the growing demand for analytical expertise across diverse industries, offering students a competitive advantage in their careers. In an era where data reigns supreme, extracting valuable insights from vast information is paramount. This programme focuses on the intersection of business knowledge, statistical analysis, and cutting-edge technology, preparing students to navigate this data-driven landscape effectively. Our modules combine core business management principles with the latest analytical techniques. Students will explore subjects such as data mining, predictive modelling, machine learning, data visualisation, and optimisation, gaining the skills to derive actionable insights and make informed decisions.

Led by accomplished academics and industry experts, our programme emphasises practical learning. Through hands-on projects, real-world case studies, and internships with leading organisations, students have ample opportunities to apply their analytical skills to solve complex business challenges. Our strong industry connections also provide valuable mentorship, internships, and potential job prospects.

MSc Business Analytics graduates will possess a deep understanding of leveraging data for strategic decision-making, operational optimisation, and gaining a competitive edge. Equipped with technical expertise, business acumen, and analytical thinking, our alumni excel in roles such as data analysts, business intelligence managers, consultants, and strategic planners.

The University has secured 62 x £10k awards from the Office for Students for 2024/25, and this programme is included . Find out more.

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Location

Greenwich Campus

Duration

1 years full-time

Start month

September

Home/international fees 2024/25

£11,550 /£18,150

What you should know about this course

  • Study at our beautiful Greenwich campus, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, situated in London.
  • Get taught by experts with vast experience in business network analysis, business management and strategy.
  • You’ll develop the essential critical thinking skills for professionals in the field.
  • Critically evaluate the relevance and value of using data in decision-making processes.
  • Look at the ethical implications and environmental impact of data collection, processing, and usage.

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What you will study

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About the course team

Welcome to our MSc in Business Analytics. Your teaching team includes accomplished lecturers and practitioners with vast experience in business network analysis, business management and strategy. Our teaching is informed by research and consultancy work.

Come and meet us

We are offering virtual events so that you can still experience how Greenwich could be the right university for you.

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Got a question?

To find out more about our Open Days and Campus Tours or if you need any assistance, please email opendays@gre.ac.uk.

Entry requirements

If you are

An undergraduate (honours) degree at 2:2, or above, in a relevant subject.

Applicants without a degree that have professional qualifications or relevant professional experience may be considered.

For more information, use our contact form or call us on 020 8331 9000.

You can also read our admissions policy.

The University of Greenwich accepts a broad range of international qualifications for admission to our courses. If you cannot find your country on this list, please contact international@gre.ac.uk.

Choose your country:

Available to overseas students?

Yes

Can I use Prior Learning?

Find out more on our Recognition of Prior Learning pages.

How you will learn

Teaching

In a typical week, learning takes place through a combination of lectures and seminars. You'll be able to discuss and develop your understanding of topics covered in lectures in smaller group sessions. Contact hours may fall between 9am and 9pm, depending on your elective courses and tutorials.

Class sizes

Information coming soon.

Independent learning

Outside of timetabled sessions, you'll need to dedicate time to self-study to prepare for coursework, presentations and exams. Our Stockwell Street library and online resources will support your further reading and research.

You can also join a range of student societies, including the Business Society.

Overall workload

Your overall workload consists of contact hours (lectures, seminars, etc), independent learning, and assessments. For full-time students, the workload should be roughly equivalent to a full-time job. For part-time students, this will reduce in proportion with the number of modules you are studying.

Assessment

Students will be assessed through:

  • examinations
  • individual and group presentations
  • project work
  • individual online journals
  • coursework
  • dissertation.

Feedback summary

University policy is to give feedback on assignments within 15 days.

Examination results will be available within 15 days.

Dates and timetables

Academic year:

  • The academic year runs from September to June

Full teaching timetables are not usually available until term has started. For any queries, please call 020 8331 9000.

Fees and funding

Your time at university should be enjoyable, rewarding, and free of unnecessary stress. Planning your finances before you come to university can help to reduce financial concerns. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

Full time Part time Distance learning
Home £11,550 N/A N/A
International £18,150 N/A N/A

Accommodation costs

Whether you choose to live in halls of residence or rent privately, we can help you find what you're looking for. University accommodation is available from £126.35 per person per week (bills included), depending on your location and preferences. If you require more space or facilities, these options are available at a slightly higher cost.

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Funding your study

There is a range of financial support options available to support your studies, including the Aspire@Greenwich award for study resources that many full-time students will receive.

EU students may be eligible for a bursary to support their study. View our EU bursary to find out more.

Discover more about grants, student loans, bursaries and scholarships. We also provide advice and support on budgeting, money management and financial hardship.

Financial support

Further costs may include (but are not limited to):

  • Resources: you may need to purchase books for your studies, as well as specific computer software (estimate, £150 per year). Our Stockwell Street library offers an extensive range of books for loan, as well as access to journals and digital resources.

Careers and placements

What sort of careers do graduates pursue?

Graduates pursue their management career in a wide range of multinational companies, non-government and public sector organisations. Some might find employment in small and medium enterprises in international trade, and local or central government.

Some of our graduates have joined ABN AMRO, Accenture, CNN, Hertz and Kerry Group.

Do you provide employability services?

Our Business School Employability team is committed to supporting your journey towards a rewarding graduate destination. We provide a professional service to empower you to achieve your potential and offer support for two years after graduation. Services include:

  • CV, cover letter, and application tips
  • Interviews support
  • Careers fairs
  • Mentoring

More about our career services.

Support and advice

Academic skills and study support

Access study skills support through your tutor, our subject librarians, and our online academic skills centre.

Where appropriate, we provide support in academic English and mathematics. If you need support to use particular IT packages for a specific module, we provide training for this.

Support from the department

Our Client Based Dissertations (CBDs) will help you develop a clearer sense of how to link theory with practice and enrich your profile in the job market. Previous students have developed their projects for organisations, including:

  • Barclays
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
  • Trade Unions Congress.

As a Business School student, you will be able to enter our Enterprise Challenge, which rewards student entrepreneurship and innovation. Previous winners have received significant prize money to develop their business ideas.

We hold Big Picture Seminars with senior executives from organisations including Northern Trust and Barclays are invited to pass on their insights and experience.

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If you are a UK student or have settled/pre-settled status (EU) and you want to study full-time then you apply through the Universities and Colleges Admission Service (UCAS).

If you are a UK student or have settled/pre-settled status (EU) and you want to study part-time then you can apply directly via our online application form.

If you are from outside the UK, you can apply via UCAS, directly via our online application form or via one of our in-country representatives. If you require a student visa, you cannot study part-time at undergraduate level.