12 months
20350 GBP/year
13030 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Business Analytics course offered by the University of Essex  develops your analytical skills so you can solve complex business problems and help to answer questions raised by local and global pressures, such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

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You are trained to organise, integrate and interpret data so you can make insightful forecasts into all aspects of business operations and implement appropriate actions.

You cover topics such as:

  • statistics and forecasting
  • data mining, visual and analytical techniques
  • global supply networks
  • economic theory
  • business management

Our range of optional modules gives you the opportunity to specialise in a variety of complementary business, management and marketing subjects.

Your future

Data is the driving force behind critical business decisions, so data scientists and analysts are in great demand in both start-ups and well-established companies. Becoming an expert in data analytics means you can help businesses gain competitive advantage by becoming better at making decisions and predictions through organising, analysing, integrating and interpreting data.

This Business Analytics  course offered by the University of Essex will equip you with essential numerical, analytical and problem-solving skills for a thriving career as a business analyst, manager, or consultant in private and public enterprises.

We also have a proud history of graduate entrepreneurs, including international business incubator 0100Ventures and entrepreneurship website SlovakSTARTUP.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Global Supply Chain and Operations Management
  • Business Analytics for Managers and Entrepreneurs
  • Applied Statistics and Forecasting
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation
  • International Business and Strategy
  • The International Business Environment

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We recommend that you apply as soon as you are able to.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 degree in any discipline. Your undergraduate studies should have included one of the following:
  • Statistics, Economic Statistics, Probability or Biostatistics
  • Quantitative methods or Quantitative analysis
  • Maths, Engineering Maths, Advanced Maths, Applied Maths, Pure Maths, Calculus or Mathematical methods
  • Management Science

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20350 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13030 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13030 GBP per year during 12 months.


  • Home/UK fee:£6,515
  • International fee: £10,175

Living costs for Colchester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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