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This Business Analytics and Decision Sciences program from University of Leeds gives you an insight into business analytics and explores how organisations can exploit the big data revolution. You’ll develop decision-oriented, quantitative analytical skills in a management context, and learn to sift intelligence from the growing volume and variety of data collected on many aspects of life. 

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This Business Analytics and Decision Sciences program from University of Leeds   will build your knowledge and understanding of how business analytics can provide evidence to support management decision-making. You’ll learn how to use different evidence-based approaches to make effective decisions, developing your skills in quantitative analysis.


Graduates of the MSc Business Analytics and Decision Sciences at University of Leeds can expect to have the quantitative skills to analyse complex business information, and use the resulting intelligence to inform business decisions.

You will be ideally placed to pursue a career in analytics and decision making, general and specialist management roles in a range of industries, or as business or market analysts. Our recent graduates are now working in roles such as data quality analyst for the NHS, business analyst at Transport for London, operational researcher with The Home Office, operational research analyst for the Department of Health and advisor in business intelligence for Dell International LLC.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Effective Decision Making
  • Advanced Management Decision Making 
  • Business Analytics and Decision Science 
  • Forecasting and Advanced Business Analytics 
  • Evidence Based Consultancy 
  • Business Analytics and Decision Sciences Dissertation
  • Research Methods 
  • Quantitative Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in a related subject. 
  • Must have a sound grounding in quantitative subjects, typically through some university-level courses in subjects such as statistics, management science, computer science or mathematics. 

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Leeds awards a range of scholarships to UK, EU and international students. Scholarships are available to candidates who can demonstrate an excellent academic record and show excellent professional and personal skills.

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