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Business Analytics (Online) 

University of Stirling

M.Sc. Online
24 months
9500 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The flexible Business Analytics (Online) MSc from University of Stirling provides you with the skills and technologies to improve decision-making, deal with uncertainty and increase sustainability for organisations.

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Business Analytics play a critical role in preparing organisations to meet and resolve the issues and challenges faced in these volatile, uncertain and complex times. 

On the Business Analytics (Online) course from University of Stirling you will master the analytic tools, models and methods that can assist organisations in growing revenue, improving efficiency, deal with change and reduce disruption. 

We will show you how to employ the three key methodologies of business analytics:

  • descriptive analytics
  • predictive analytics
  • prescriptive analytics  

You will develop the ability to plan, design and implement impactful business analytics solutions using a range of tools and techniques. Subjects covered in the course include:

  • business analytics
  • text analytics for business
  • statistics for R
  • data technologies, including Power BI and Orange
  • personal and professional development

After you graduate

Business Analysts are employed across a wide range of industries and sectors; higher education, NHS, supply chain logistics, consultancies and many other businesses.

The need of businesses and organisations to interpret growing amounts of data into meaningful information means that there is a growing demand for graduates with the skill sets provide by this qualification.

The University of Stirling Management School has a dedicated Employability Manager and from the very beginning of the course your career is our focus.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Flying Start Leadership Programme
  • Statistics with R
  • Business Analytics
  • Personal & Professional Development
  • Digital Business and Data Technologies
  • Data Analytics
  • Project Management

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

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You’ll need a minimum of a second class Honours degree in any subject, or an equivalent qualification. However, you can still apply if you don’t have these formal qualifications, but bring significant work experience in a relevant area.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.


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