M.Sc. On Campus

Business Analytics and Management Science

University of Southampton

12 months
24060 GBP/year
12608 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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With the Business Analytics and Management Science MSc course offered by the University of Southampton, you'll develop your skills in business analysis and learn how to gain insights from data. You can also compete for an industry placement for the chance to get valuable experience.


Course Details

This Business Analytics and Management Science MSc course offered by the University of Southampton is ideal for students with a background in quantitative study or work experience in this area. The course will help you to specialise in further study, advance in your current professional role or change your career.

Organisations are looking for people with analytical skills and an ability to form insights from data, to improve their performance and grow business intelligence. We've designed our MSc to teach you theory and practical application, which will prepare you for your future career.

We teach in partnership with the Centre of Operational Research, Management Sciences and Information Systems (CORMSIS), one of the country’s best analytics research groups.

As part of CORMSIS, your learning is informed by specialist research and you'll have a wider module choice in business and maths topics. This gives you a chance to customise your postgraduate experience.

You can either complete a dissertation or compete for a 3-month analytics summer project with an organisation, such as British Telecommunications, Deloitte or Ford. This competitive industry placement will boost your career prospects as you take on a real-world challenge and make a strong connection with the business. Whatever you choose, we'll give you career support to maximise your employment prospect.

MSc Business Analytics and Management Science is taught by supportive lecturers who bring learning to life through case studies, active discussions and practical exercises. The course content is based on the latest industry practice, ensuring you learn skills relevant to the current job market.

Career Opportunities

Graduates have exciting career prospects in a wide variety of business and government organisations, typically in roles involving data analytics.  

Recent graduates are now working at organisations including: 

  • British Telecommunications (BT) 
  • British Airways 
  • Deloitte 
  • Nationwide 

You’ll be able to increase your professional networks further by taking advantage of an annual analytics recruitment fair run by CORMSIS, where you can meet a wide range of employers. 

You'll also have the opportunity to have one-to-one career development sessions with experienced professionals from our industry partner organisations.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Analytics and Management Science
  • Optimisation and Decision Modelling
  • Simulation
  • Advanced Analytics
  • Behavioural Operations
  • Computational Methods for Logistics
  • Data Analytics and Organisational Decision Making

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

You’ll need a 2:1 degree that demonstrates quantitative study, in a subject like: 

  • accounting 
  • economics 
  • finance 
  • maths 
  • management sciences 
  • engineering 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24060 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24060 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    12608 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12608 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

EU and international students pay £24,060.

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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