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Business Analytics online

University of Bath Online

M.Sc. Online
27 months
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The University of Bath’s EQUIS-accredited School of Management delivers this online MSc with units run in partnership with IBM and SAS. Bridging the gap between data science and business management, the MSc in Business Analytics online at the University of Bath equips you with the necessary technical skills and expertise to take your career to the next level.

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Leverage data and advance your career

You’ll gain the strategic, problem-solving and decision-making skills that are vital in today’s business world, opening your career to a host of exciting managerial and consultancy business analyst roles.

Ideal for working professionals, this 100% online course offers an opportunity to focus on both data and decision analysis. This is key to providing you with a competitive advantage in a world where data is critical to resolving issues in almost every industry and workplace.

Turn data into insight

It’s one thing to identify and extract insights from endless streams of data, but it’s quite another to harness big data as a practical tool to drive real change. With a strong emphasis on producing and applying data insights, the Business Analytics online MSc explores a range of units such as data mining, machine learning and business intelligence. 

Rather than dwelling on speculative decision-making, the School focusses on mathematics-based prescriptive analytics, helping to ground your work in the real world. You’ll gain valuable knowledge to complement your business experience, helping you to tackle day-to-day challenges in a multitude of industries.

The School of Management is also ranked 5th out of all UK-based courses for Business Analytics by the QS Business Masters Rankings 2020. This gives you confidence that time spent with the University of Bath is time well spent. 

Interactive online learning 

You will learn via immersive video material and real-life case studies, as well as benefit from direct and regular communication with other students and lecturers.  

The Business Analytics online at the University of Bath not only sets you up with a deeper understanding of data science, it equips you with the business acumen to put data insights into practice and take your career to the next level. 


The University of Bath’s EQUIS-accredited School of Management delivers this online MSc with a strong emphasis on generating and applying data insights.

Programme Structure

What will you learn?
  • Understand analytical techniques and their application in international contexts
  • Evaluate current research, in particular, how data are collected and analysed
  • Identify operational, tactical and strategic resource management issues
  • Model and problem-solve managerial problems mathematically
  • Develop lateral-thinking techniques to solve problems and derive insights
  • Recognise and address ethical dilemmas from data mining and management
  • Become self-motivated to analyse, interpret and present data in new ways

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 27 months

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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
First Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Typically, you should have a first or second class bachelor’s degree in a quantitative subject. In addition, you need a general-purpose programming language.
  • You can also sit a Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) or a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam.


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