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M.Sc. On Campus

Business Analytics

Lancaster University

12 months
Duration
25360 GBP/year
13650 GBP/year
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About

Business Analytics degree offered at Lancaster University will train you in analytical decision-making. Not only do you learn the theory of business analytics but also how to apply it in practice. 

Overview

Key facts

Business Analytics degree offered at Lancaster University involves generating relevant business insights using data-driven methodologies and tools. Our programme is one of the few to teach the entire Business Analytics life cycle, covering Descriptive, Predictive and Prescriptive analytics.

We have excellent partnerships with industry business analytics practitioners. We constantly update this programme to reflect the dynamically changing landscape of business analytics.  We place a very high emphasis on creating graduates with skills that are valuable in the job market. For example, you will experience a real-life analytics project as part of your course.

Lancaster is a pioneer of analytics in UK and Europe. We were one of the first universities in the UK to establish an Operational Research department, which developed into Business Analytics. More than 50 years on, we are still at the forefront of applying analytics to business in teaching and research.

Our academics are leaders in fields such as forecasting, optimisation, simulation and stochastic modelling. You will learn technical aspects like machine learning and data mining. We also have domain expertise like logistics and supply chain analytics, healthcare analytics, sports analytics, network analytics, marketing and pricing analytics.

Our graduates become business analysts, data scientists, analytics engineers and logistics consultants, and some also go into academic research. Many students get job offers whilst still studying.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analytics in Practice
  • Data Sourcing, Handling and Programming
  • Forecasting and Predictive Analytics
  • Operational Research and Prescriptive Analytics
  • Statistics and Descriptive Analytics
  • Intelligent Data Analysis and Visualisation
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Operations and Supply Chain Excellence
  • Optimisation and Heuristics
  • Simulation and Stochastic Modelling
  • Transportation and Logistics Analytics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in a quantitative discipline such as Mathematics and/or Statistics, including Science and Engineering. Business and Management degrees with a strong quantitative component would also be considered.
  • Work experience in a related field would be welcome, but it is not essential.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25360 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13650 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lancaster

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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