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Business Analytics and Management Science (MSc)

University of Southampton

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    30-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About this course

With our Business Analytics and Management Science master's, you'll develop your skills in business analysis and learn how to gain insights from data. You can also compete for an industry placement for the chance to get valuable experience.

This UK master’s degree will equip you for a career in data analysis. It is ideal for graduates with analytical skills who can use data to improve business performance and solve problems for organisations.

This business analytics master’s with management science is ideal for students with a background in quantitative study or work experience in this area. The course will help you to specialise in further study, advance in your current professional role or change your career.

Organisations are looking for people with analytical skills and an ability to form insights from data, to improve their performance and grow business intelligence. We’ve designed our MSc in business analysis and strategic management to teach you the theory and practical application, and prepare you for your future career.

We teach in partnership with the Centre of Operational Research, Management Sciences and Information Systems (CORMSIS), one of the country’s best analytics research groups.

As part of CORMSIS, your learning is informed by specialist research and you'll have a wider module choice in business and maths topics. This gives you a chance to customise your postgraduate experience.

You can either complete a dissertation or compete for a 3-month analytics summer project with an organisation, such as British Telecommunications, Deloitte or Ford. This competitive industry placement will boost your career prospects as you take on a real-world challenge and make a strong connection with the business. You’ll receive career support before and during your project to maximise the placement opportunity.

MSc Business Analytics and Management Science is taught by supportive lecturers who bring learning to life through case studies, active discussions and practical exercises. The course content is based on the latest industry practice, ensuring you learn skills relevant to the current job market.

Careers

Graduates have exciting career prospects in a wide variety of business and government organisations, typically in roles involving data analytics.

Recent graduates are now working at organisations including:

  • British Telecommunications (BT)
  • British Airways
  • Deloitte
  • Nationwide

You’ll be able to increase your professional networks further by taking advantage of an annual analytics recruitment fair run by CORMSIS, where you can meet a wide range of employers.

You'll also have the opportunity to have one-to-one career development sessions with experienced professionals from our industry partner organisations.

Tuition fees

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£ 24,060per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton is proud of its inclusive global community and welcomes students from over 130 countries, including 6,800 EU and international students.
Southampton's Students' Union (SUSU) has over 40 cultural and international groups that help with social connections for international communities.
Specialist careers support and paid Year in Employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 123 1

    11th out of 110 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    148 68%

    29th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    26th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    13th

    10
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    179 75%

    14th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    93 93%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    57th

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