24 months
12000 EUR/year
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As we live in a world overwhelmed with information and data, we need the appropriate skills and abilities to manage and utilise these resources. The graduates of this Business Analytics programme at University of Oulu will be well-equipped to confront a changing world and take on its challenges and opportunities. 

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A business analyst graduate will understand data acquisition and management and demonstrate how to deploy information for business development end execution,  optimisation and decision-making.

A data engineer graduate will be able to manage the gathering, organisation and mining of data. The Business Analytics  graduate at University of Oulu will know how to acquire and manipulate data for development, optimisation and deployment.

An information analyst graduate will understand data acquisition and management and demonstrate how to develop, deploy and make use of information systems for understanding and improving processes and organisational dynamics.

Career opportunities

The graduates can work both as individual business analysis and development experts and act as competent members in analytics teams of small and medium-size companies, public organizations and global corporations.

Entrepreneurship is also a realistic opportunity for the graduates, based on the combined skills that they acquire in the program and the rapidly growing needs for data-driven business analytics services and solutions.

Analytics experts are in very high demand globally, and Business Analytics graduates can start building international careers, having both the scientific knowledge and the hands-on skills. 

Programme Structure

Students have a choice of three degree-specific study paths:

  • Business Analyst
  • Data Engineer
  • Information Analyst.

These study paths lead to these three degrees, respectively:

  • Master of Science (Economics and Business Administration)
  • Master of Science (Technology)
  • Master of Science.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A successful applicant has obtained their first academic degree, normally a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, from an institution of higher education. As a rule, the Bachelor’s degree is the lower academic degree. This degree should be equivalent of at least three years of full-time studies (180 ECTS).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12000 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Oulu

660 - 1040 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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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