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Business Intelligence, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
With the unique cross-disciplinary Master’s Degree Programme in Business Intelligence at Dalarna University, you have the best chances of gaining a successful career, no matter whether you intend to work as a researcher, for a private company, or for a public authority.


You will be one of an organization's most important employees and with your degree, you will have every opportunity to obtain stimulating employment in Sweden, Europe and the world.

Why should you take this Business Intelligence programme from Dalarna University?
  • Have excellent employment prospects nationally and internationally.
  • Gain an understanding of the needs of multifaceted and complex organisations.
  • Develop your leadership skills.
  • Obtain contacts with multinational companies.
Who should study Business Intelligence?

Individuals who want to have an impact on decisions that affect the daily operations of companies and organizations by supplying data and analyses will find their calling in our BI programme. Successful candidates to the programme must have a bachelor's degree (in any field) from an internationally recognized university. Candidates who have previously completed coursework in Statistics, Microeconomics, Computer Information Systems or IT are strongly encouraged to apply to this programme.

Career And Study Opportunities

With a Masters Degree in Business Intelligence from Dalarna University, students are able to apply for the Phd Programme in Microdata Analysis at Dalarna University. Those students who have completed the DU BI Programme successfully will be exempt from the first year of studies upon admission to the PhD programme. Researchers at the university will be involved in the supervision.

Possible future positions for our graduates are as follows:

  • Data warehouse developer
  • Growth trends and peak business periods analyst
  • BI manager
  • Architect and developer in Business Intelligence
  • Marketing database analyst


Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Mathematics for microdata analysis
  • Micro Economics
  • Introduction to Object Oriented Programming
  • Data Analysis and Statistics
  • Database Management
  • Economics of leadership

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

Completed bachelor's degree comprising at least 180 credits (60 credits = 1 academic year full-time study), or an equivalent degree or currently completing the final year of studies leading to such a degree. The applicant's education must also include at least three of the following courses (or equivalent knowledge):
  • Calculus for Advanced Statistics
  • Microeconomics 
  • Introduction to Object Oriented Programming 
  • Data Analysis and Statistics 
  • Database Management 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13164 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26328 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • First tuition fee instalment:67,500 SEK
  • Total tuition fee: 270 000 SEK


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Value of Scholarships

Up to 40 scholarships available that cover 25-50% of tuition fees for one year (60 credits).

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