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Postgraduate taught

MSc Business Analytics

UCAS code 1234
Duration 1 year full time
Entry year 2020
Contact

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Phone (UK):
0300 555 6060
Phone (International):
+44 (0)1392 723044

Programme Director Dr Rebecca Mitchell

Entry requirements

A 2:1 with honours.

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Campus Streatham Campus
Discipline Business and Management

Overview

  • Learn how to utilise and leverage data to solve business problems
  • Enhance your employability skills throughout the programme, finishing with a Business Project module using real data to address a real organisational problem
  • Undertake modules in Marketing Analytics, Strategic & HR Analytics, Operations Analytics, and Environmental Analytics giving you specialist skills for a variety of careers
  • Take part in the optional QTEM programme including an internship and semester abroad
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Triple accredited Business School

Accredited by AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB

Top 100 Financial Times ranked European Business School

Enhance your degree with Study Abroad opportunities

Spend an additional semester studying at one of the prestigious academic partners with our QTEM Programme

Entry requirements

A 2:1 with honours or equivalent in any discipline from a recognised university. We do consider all applications where there is evidence of exceptional performance in modules relevant to the programme of study, significant relevant work experience or professional qualifications.

Entry requirements for international students

English language requirements

  • IELTS
  • TOEFL
  • Pearson

Please visit our entry requirements section for equivalencies from your country and further information on English language requirements.

Course content

The programme is delivered over three terms and is University-based throughout this time. 

The taught components of the programme are delivered in the first two terms, leaving the third term to complete your Business Project. The programme in its entirety runs from September to September.

  • During the programme you will study modules totalling 180 credits.
  • Please note that programme structures may be subject to change.
  • Descriptions of the individual modules are given in full on the Business School postgraduate module list.

Fees

UK/EU fees per year:

£13,600 (2021-2022 fees - £14,100)

International fees per year:

£22,000 (2021-2022 fees - £22,800)

Scholarships

Global Excellence Scholarships are available for students of outstanding academic quality applying to postgraduate taught programmes starting in autumn 2020.

£1 million in scholarships available

We want to ensure that postgraduate study remains accessible to the brightest minds of the future. We therefore have a range of full and part-fee scholarships for postgraduate students looking to study at the Business School in 2020. Please see our scholarships page for more information.

Teaching and research

University of Exeter Business School research has global impact, with the majority of our research rated as world-leading or internationally excellent.*

*Research Excellence Framework 2014

Our research-led teaching is combined with practical experiences such as field trips and project work, so that you can apply your learning to real world scenarios. Upon graduation, you will have the skills and knowledge to pursue the career you want, wherever in the world you choose to work.

Our programmes cover a range of disciplines including entrepreneurship, international business, marketing, human resource management, and tourism. With strong links to organisations across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, and with professional organisations such as the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD), we ensure that your Masters degree is widely recognised in today’s global marketplace.

You will be taught by internationally respected academics who are at the forefront of their research. We draw upon disciplines across the social sciences and give emphasis to the dynamic nature of enterprise, global connectivity and the management and leadership of the global challenges that lie ahead.

The Business School is home to the following research centres:

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Careers

Through innovative and practical learning you will have the ability to use data and analytics confidently and creatively, in order to resolve a wide range of operational and strategic problems that face global organisations across multiple sectors.

Your future career

After graduation, you will join our community of more than 26,000 Business School alumni in over 150 different countries who are actively shaping the world around us. Graduates can look to work in a diverse range of roles including:

  • Business Consultant
  • Data Consultant
  • Business Analyst
  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Marketing Analyst
  • HR Analyst
  • Business Manager

Opportunities range from working in large analytics and consultancy teams within corporations in sectors such as consulting, tech and finance, through to specialist analytical roles in areas such as procurement, HR, and marketing within smaller private, public and third sector organisations.  The increasing importance of analytics skills within Executive Management teams means that students will also be well placed to succeed in Graduate Management schemes.

Developing your skills and career prospects

The University of Exeter Business School provides a range of support to help you develop skills attractive to employers. Visit our postgraduate Business School careers service web page for more information.

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Enhance your degree with Study Abroad opportunities

QTEM Programme*

After your first year of studies at Exeter, you can progress onto the QTEM Programme. QTEM aims to prepare students with excellent quantitative and analytical skills to support their future careers as decision makers leading the global business environment.

If you are accepted onto the QTEM Programme, you will spend an additional semester studying at one of the prestigious academic partners. This will be followed by a quantitatively focussed internship and participation in the QTEM Data Challenge which includes online data science and leadership courses as well real data analysis.

Students will be selected and nominated to QTEM by the University of Exeter Business School following a competitive internal application process. Places are limited so we recommend you register your interest before applying for your Masters.

*Open to high achieving students enrolled in the following University of Exeter Business School programmes: MSc Financial Analysis and Fund Management, MSc Finance and Investment, MSc Economics, MSc Economics and Econometrics, MSc Financial Economics, and MSc Business Analytics. 

Double Degree

Spend your first year at Exeter and a second year at another world class international institution, resulting in two Masters degrees and the opportunity to expand your knowledge even further. We offer two fantastic Double Degree options with:

  • Grenoble Ecole de Management in France
  • Fudan University School of Economics in China**

**The opportunity to study with Fudan is specific to MSc EconomicsMSc Economics & EconometricsMSc Financial Economics and MSc Money, Banking and Finance.

For more information on QTEM and Double Degrees and other postgraduate study abroad opportunities, visit the Business School’s Study Abroad webpages.

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