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Business Analytics 

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

M.Sc. On Campus
18 months
11781 USD/year
11781 USD/year
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The MSc Business Analytics programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University is a response to these changes in the economic and technological environment. You will graduate as a multi-talented professional, standing in-between your chosen core field of expertise (such as management, finance, and marketing) and information technologies.

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By the time you graduate from the Business Analytics programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University , you will have:

  • a rich understanding of the opportunities and threats posed to organisations by the current increase in data availability
  • an ability to analyse, model and investigate large networks of peoples and companies
  • knowledge of current practices, theories and issues in a traditional field of business studies
  • skills in data processing (descriptive statistics, econometrics and machine learning), problem-solving, and decision-making (using statistical and data analyses to resolve organisational problems)
  • proficiency in the use of a wide variety of statistical packages suitable for analysing large data sets.


Graduates from this programme are well prepared for roles such as data or information analyst, technical consultant, IT-related project manager and customer relationship management (CRM) analyst. Employment opportunities exist in every sector of the economy, particularly within the fast-growing service industries of finance, retail, marketing, and information technology.


International Business School Suzhou (IBSS) is one of an elite group of institutions worldwide to be accredited by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), a globally recognised standard for the highest quality in business education.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Contemporary Issues in the Ethics of Business Analytics
  • Econometrics
  • Databases and Data Management
  • Data Mining and Machine Learning
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Big Data – Applications in Business
  • Business Analytics Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • For Mainland China applicants: 30 July
    • For international applicants and applicants from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan: 15 July




120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements


  • UK upper second class honours (2:1) or equivalent


  • 211 Project; Top 100 of 2019 Shanghai Ranking--75 percent or above
  • Non 211 project; Non Top 100 of 2019 Shanghai ranking – 80- 85 percent or above, depending on your undergraduate institution


  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA (out of 4) or
  • 3.2 Cumulative GPA in the final two years of your undergraduate programme

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11781 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17672 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    11781 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17672 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

RMB 120,000 for the entire programme.

If you are a graduate of XJTLU, you will automatically receive a discount of 20 percent of the tuition fee.


XJTLU offers a generous scholarship of up to 50 percent of the total tuition fee for all full-time masters programmes based on academic merit. Should you wish to apply for XJTLU master scholarship, please submit a scholarship application letter in your application stating the reasons why you should be considered.

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