The MSc in Data Analysis for Business Intelligence offered at University of Leicester will prepare you to work with data in the business environment, using mathematical, statistical and computational skills – including data mining and practical database coding skills. This course seeks to train the generation of world-leaders in data analysis and, to this end, you will be taught by world-leaders in the field.
You will learn how to discover knowledge in data as well as honing the data analysis skills required to perform predictive and prescriptive modelling in real-world business situations. Your summer project will let you apply what you have learned to real business problems and meet your possible employers. Our partners for these projects include Eon, General Electric, Weatherford International, ARM and CapitalOne. These projects not only give you an opportunity to meet potential employers, but also to explore options for creating your own start-up company.
This degree is managed by our School of Mathematics and Actuarial Science in collaboration with our School of Informatics and includes the option of two industry standard professional IT certifications.
Careers and employability
The School of Mathematics and Actuarial Science has a long history of collaborating with industry for student projects. Companies we have worked with include Asset Intelligence, City Group, Santander, Deloitte, Risk Care, Alstom. Your summer project will be based on real data and developed in partnership with industrial contacts like these. Your project gives you a chance to find out more about working in industry, as well as exploring your options to set up your own start-up company.
- Mathematical Modelling
- Business Statistics
- Fundamentals of Data Science
- Data Mining and Neural Networks
- Financial Services Information Systems
- Analysis of Algorithms
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesStatistics Business Intelligence & Analytics Business Information Systems View 218 other Masters in Statistics in United Kingdom
- 2:2 degree in Maths or related subject (eg. Physics) or equivalent international qualification. If your background is in computer science we will assess your student transcript.
International21000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 21000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National11500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
Living costs for Leicester
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