Business Analytics MSc

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Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
1 Year
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 15/11/2018

The MSc Business Analytics will equip you with the Quantitative and Qualitative techniques needed to understand and engage with complex data as well as the analytical tools to drive business advantage. You will have opportunities to deepen your knowledge of business analytics, decision-making within given contexts, business and systems analysis, and management consultancy with a view to using that knowledge to improve the decision-making process in business.

Course

Highlights

  • Peer networking is encouraged so you can maximise your learning.
  • Learn how to apply descriptive, analytical modelling techniques to help organisations improve performance.
  • Choose between full time and part time with a September or January start date for full flexibility.
  • Participative and interactive activities designed to consolidate and develop your understanding using Active Blended Learning (ABL) model.

Additional

Information

Awards

To be eligible for the award of MSc Business Analytics, you must successfully complete 120 credit modules and the 60-credit Dissertation.

To be eligible for the award of PG Dip Business Analytics, you must successfully complete 120 credit modules.

To be eligible for the award of PG Cert Business Analytics, you must complete the following three 20-credit modules: Applied Systems Analysis, Strategic Management of IS and Information System Methods.

Course Details

MSc Business Analytics has been designed to help learners gain the skills and qualifications needed to pursue a career in business analytics. Business analytics is an area where employers are finding increasing difficulty in recruiting graduates with the right qualifications and skills. There is a growing demand for such skills, but also a significant gap between current graduates’ analytical skills and employers’ needs. By completing this programme, learners will improve their employability opportunities by gaining the expertise required to analyse data, improve decision-making and help companies gain a competitive advantage.  The programme enables you to gain knowledge in business intelligence, strategy, information systems theories and fundamentals of project management.

Read more…

Open Days

Come say Hello

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Careers

Career Opportunities

This course is suitable for recent graduates of Business, Management, Information Systems, Technology and/or Engineering related degrees. It will also be appropriate for professionals employed in business and/or technology sector who wish to progress in their current roles. Potential job titles once graduated will include (and will not be limited to) Business Analyst Manager, Data Science Manager, Business Design Analyst, Supply Chain Analyst, Senior Data Scientist, Project Manager, Business Intelligence Manager and Consultant in a related context.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

 

Entry Requirements

If you hold a recognised first or second class honours degree (or equivalent) you will be eligible to apply for this course. If you have relevant work experience and related professional qualifications you will also be considered on an individual basis.

This course will be useful if you are a professional employed in business and/or technology sectors and wish to progress in your job by gaining a more specialist qualification. If you have a degree in Business, Management, Information Systems, or Information Technology related courses, you will be considered for entry to the programme. The course may also be very attractive to many international applicants.

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)
    for study at postgraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

If you would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

Course Content

  • Information System Methods (20 Credits)
    Module code: BSOM061
    Core Module Y
  • Fundamentals of Project Management (20 Credits)
    Module code: BSOM071
    Core Module Y
  • Strategic Management of Information Systems (20 Credits)
    Module code: BSOM058
    Core Module Y
  • Business Intelligence (20 Credits)
    Module code: BSOM079
    Core Module Y
  • Applied Systems Analysis (20 Credits)
    Module code: BSOM080
    Core Module Y
  • Digital Twins and the Internet of Things (20 Credits)
    Module code: BSOM078
    Core Module Y
  • Business Research Project (60 Credits)
    Module code: BSOM077
    Core Module Y

Facilities &

Special Features

Some of the modules will offer external academic and industrial guest lectures. This will enable you to become familiar with the emerging technologies, research works and industrial trends in the wider environment. There will also be the opportunity to participate in external visits open to all our postgraduate taught students.

Postgraduate Opportunities

Graduate Discount Scheme

Our graduate discount scheme is open to graduates of the University of Northampton who enrol on a full master’s programme with us in the year 2018/19.

Qualifying students will receive 20% discount on the full tuition fee for their Master’s course.

*Find out if you are eligible for 20% fee discount by visiting our webpage.

Research

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Business and Enterprise

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Fees & Funding

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £7,300

Part Time: £810 per 20 credits

18/19 Tuition Fees

Full Time: £7,150

Part Time: £795 per 20 credits

Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £12,750

18/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £12,200

Scholarships

Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship

The Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship awards £500 to a postgraduate research degree student at the University of Northampton. Dr Mike Daniel was Pro…

International Scholarships

We are committed to providing opportunities and rewards to the best and brightest applicants. With this in mind, we offer three generous scholarship schemes which…

Sir Thomas White Scholarship

The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

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Updated 15/11/2018

  • The MSc Business Analytics will equip you with the Quantitative and Qualitative techniques needed to understand and engage with complex data as well as the analytical tools to drive business advantage. You will have opportunities to deepen your knowledge of business analytics, decision-making within given contexts, business and systems analysis, and management consultancy with a view to using that knowledge to improve the decision-making process in business.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Peer networking is encouraged so you can maximise your learning.
    • Learn how to apply descriptive, analytical modelling techniques to help organisations improve performance.
    • Choose between full time and part time with a September or January start date for full flexibility.
    • Participative and interactive activities designed to consolidate and develop your understanding using Active Blended Learning (ABL) model.
  • MSc Business Analytics has been designed to help learners gain the skills and qualifications needed to pursue a career in business analytics. Business analytics is an area where employers are finding increasing difficulty in recruiting graduates with the right qualifications and skills. There is a growing demand for such skills, but also a significant gap between current graduates’ analytical skills and employers’ needs. By completing this programme, learners will improve their employability opportunities by gaining the expertise required to analyse data, improve decision-making and help companies gain a competitive advantage.  The programme enables you to gain knowledge in business intelligence, strategy, information systems theories and fundamentals of project management.

    Read more…

    Additional

    Information

    Awards

    To be eligible for the award of MSc Business Analytics, you must successfully complete 120 credit modules and the 60-credit Dissertation.

    To be eligible for the award of PG Dip Business Analytics, you must successfully complete 120 credit modules.

    To be eligible for the award of PG Cert Business Analytics, you must complete the following three 20-credit modules: Applied Systems Analysis, Strategic Management of IS and Information System Methods.

    • Come say Hello

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • Career Opportunities

      This course is suitable for recent graduates of Business, Management, Information Systems, Technology and/or Engineering related degrees. It will also be appropriate for professionals employed in business and/or technology sector who wish to progress in their current roles. Potential job titles once graduated will include (and will not be limited to) Business Analyst Manager, Data Science Manager, Business Design Analyst, Supply Chain Analyst, Senior Data Scientist, Project Manager, Business Intelligence Manager and Consultant in a related context.

  • If you hold a recognised first or second class honours degree (or equivalent) you will be eligible to apply for this course. If you have relevant work experience and related professional qualifications you will also be considered on an individual basis.

    This course will be useful if you are a professional employed in business and/or technology sectors and wish to progress in your job by gaining a more specialist qualification. If you have a degree in Business, Management, Information Systems, or Information Technology related courses, you will be considered for entry to the programme. The course may also be very attractive to many international applicants.

    English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)
      for study at postgraduate level.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

    If you would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Information System Methods (20 Credits)
      Module code: BSOM061
      Core Module Y
    • Fundamentals of Project Management (20 Credits)
      Module code: BSOM071
      Core Module Y
    • Strategic Management of Information Systems (20 Credits)
      Module code: BSOM058
      Core Module Y
    • Business Intelligence (20 Credits)
      Module code: BSOM079
      Core Module Y
    • Applied Systems Analysis (20 Credits)
      Module code: BSOM080
      Core Module Y
    • Digital Twins and the Internet of Things (20 Credits)
      Module code: BSOM078
      Core Module Y
    • Business Research Project (60 Credits)
      Module code: BSOM077
      Core Module Y
    • Graduate Discount Scheme

      Our graduate discount scheme is open to graduates of the University of Northampton who enrol on a full master’s programme with us in the year 2018/19.

      Qualifying students will receive 20% discount on the full tuition fee for their Master’s course.

      *Find out if you are eligible for 20% fee discount by visiting our webpage.

    • We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

    • We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

  • 19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £7,300

    Part Time: £810 per 20 credits

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Full Time: £7,150

    Part Time: £795 per 20 credits

    Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

    19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £12,750

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £12,200

    Scholarships

    Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship

    The Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship awards £500 to a postgraduate research degree student at the University of Northampton. Dr Mike Daniel was Pro…

    International Scholarships

    We are committed to providing opportunities and rewards to the best and brightest applicants. With this in mind, we offer three generous scholarship schemes which…

    Sir Thomas White Scholarship

    The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

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Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour