• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

Overview

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The programme 

Students of this MSc Business Intelligence and Analytics from The University of Law Business School will develop and understanding of the new tools available to apply correct statistical techniques for decision making. You will develop the required skills to communicate your findings in ways that non-data scientists will understand.

The University of Law Business School is an institutional member of Amazon Web Services Educate. This provides tutors and students of the MSc Business Intelligence and Analytics with access to the best collaboration tools, content training and AWS technology for cloud related learning. Upon graduation, you will be fully equipped with the practical skills needed for a technology career. Students also have access to the AWS Educate Job Board for seeking technology jobs and internships.

You can expand your study experience by rotating across our campus locations in London and Berlin. During your time at ULaw Business School, you can complete modules at alternative campus locations, returning to your ‘home’ campus to complete your final module. Visa restrictions and study conditions may apply, however you are supported throughout the rotation process. 

From the 4th Term (9 months of study), students may choose, subject to any applicable visa requirements, to undertake a work placement instead of a dissertation or project.  The work placement is for 9 months. Students must complete 600 hours of work.

The MSc Business Intelligence is powered by Tableau, the leading business intelligence software for data visualisation. As part of this course, you’ll gain practical experience of how this software is used for fast, digital data analytics to enable organisations to see, understand and inform data driven decision making. 

The course is taught by John Kawalek, an international consultant, academic and entrepreneur. He specialises in Systems Thinking and Digital Transformation, to achieve leaps in business growth and performance improvement. With a successful career spanning over 30 years, he currently holds a number of roles including Senior Industry Adviser at European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. He is Director of CrowditBuildit Ltd, a crowdfunding property development firm, as well as a Partner at The Consultancy Academy Ltd. He is also a Non-Executive Director at WeDo3DPrinting.com.

John has held senior positions in Universities in the UK and Australia, including Head of Operations Management and Decision Sciences and Director of the MBA, at a leading Russell Group University in the UK. During his academic career, he has always integrated consultancy to achieve ‘theory in practice’, and ‘practice in theory’. His international consulting profile has included undertaking numerous projects, including those with some well-known organisations, such as IBM, KPMG, PwC, Royal Mail, NHS, EU agencies. He continues to work to deliver consulting and lectures in Systems Methodologies to achieve innovation in businesses and organisations, applying new approaches and new technologies, e.g. blockchain, data analytics, smart contracts, systems of alternative finance using crowdfunding. 

John has a degree in History and Economics, an MSc in Computer Science from The University of Manchester and a PhD in Management Systems and Cybernetics. He has been a chartered member of the British Computer Society since 1989 and a chartered IT professional since 2004. He has also been a member of the Chartered Management Institute, and has published two books and over 50 academic papers.

Programme Structure

For more information, please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      1 year full-time or 18 months with internship

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • 2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualifications.     
  • International requirements - an English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17004 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    17004 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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London: £17,000 (UK/EU/INT)

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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