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People Analytics

University of Hull

M.Sc. Online
24 months
5000 GBP/year
5000 GBP/year
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Make an impact on your organisation’s performance. Learn how to analyse and visualise workplace data and connect it to your organisation’s strategic goals with this People Analytics programme at University of Hull Online.

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People Analytics isn’t just about using data to manage people at work. It’s about making theory- and data-driven decisions to improve your organisation’s effectiveness.

With our MSc in People Analytics, you will learn how to assess workplace behaviours and connect them to your organisation’s wider strategy.

This People Analytics programme at  University of Hull Online combines different specialisms that will help you see how variables from different areas of an organisation are interrelated. You will get an advanced understanding of Organisational Behaviour (OB), Human Resource Management (HRM), Data Analytics and Psychometrics.

You will learn to develop and apply a variety of psychological and statistical tools, including specialist software and psychometric instruments, within the workplace. You will be trained in quantitative and qualitative research methods so that you can make more strategic and data-informed decisions.

You will also become skilled in how to interpret and visualise data, so that you can explain your insights to your organisation’s key decision-makers and make suggestions for improving performance.

Organisations in all sectors are looking to develop their analytics capabilities. Whether your background is in HR, marketing or another function, this MSc will give you the data literacy and analytics skills that organisations need right now to become more effective.

Career prospects with an MSc in People Analytics

Individuals with data analytics skills are in high demand in the labour market. Companies increasingly understand that to become more effective, they need data literate and analytically savvy staff within their businesses.  

On completion of this MSc, you will be trained in quantitative and qualitative research methods. You will be able to use some of the most advanced techniques from statistics, machine learning and psychometrics. You will have the confidence to make strategic and data-driven decisions for organisations in many different sectors, making you highly employable.  

Roles open to you as an MSc in People Analytics graduate could include

  • People Analyst 
  • HR Analyst 
  • HR Consultant  
  • Data Analyst 
  • HR Analytics Manager 
  • Psychometrician 
  • Behavioural Scientist 
  • Computational Social Scientist 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Science and Practice of People Analytics
  • Research Methods: Designing a People Analytics Project 
  • Psychometrics: Development and Validation of Research Instruments 
  • Delivering People Analytics: Predictive Modelling, Text Mining and Data Visualisation 
  • Capstone Project

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits



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.
Lower Second 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

  • A minimum 2.2 Bachelor Honours degree or international equivalent in a related subject (such as business and management, psychology, marketing, and similar)
  • A current detailed CV highlighting appropriate academic and/or professional experience in the fields of organisational behaviour and human resource management. You should have 3+ years of relevant academic and/or work experience
  • Two references, of which one must be an academic reference, and the other can be a work reference.  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.


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