M.Sc. Online

Business Analytics (Online)

University of Stirling

24 months
9975 GBP/year
9975 GBP/year
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The flexible MSc in Business Analytics (Online) from University of Stirling provides you with the skills and technologies to improve decision-making, deal with uncertainty and increase sustainability for organisations.


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 this 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

You can also choose from a range of elective modules in consultancy, project, operations and innovation management and change management to tailor the degree to your interests and future career. 

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.

HigherEd Global Talent Portal

As a Management School student, you'll have access to the HigherEd Global Talent Portal where you’ll find internships, trainee positions, apprenticeships and graduate positions from companies around the world. It helps international students looking for placements back at home and local students that want to explore an international experience.

The global talent portal is in addition to all other existing initiatives and resources available for you through the Careers and Employability Service, and the Target Connect vacancy and events system.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Statistics with R
  • Business Analytics
  • Personal & Professional Development
  • Digital Business and Data Technologies
  • Machine Learning
  • Project Management

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

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180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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.
  • If you don’t currently meet the academic requirements for this course INTO University of Stirling offers a variety of preparation programmes that can earn you the qualifications and skills you need for direct entry.
  • Explore INTO Stirling programmes to see the pathway and pre-masters routes available for this course and others at the University of Stirling.

Tuition Fee

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    9975 GBP/year
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