MSc Business Data Analytics

  • DeadlineStudy Details:

    MSc/PGDip/PGCert: 1 year full-time

Course Description

Drawing on faculty from across Cranfield University, the course is led by Cranfield’s Economics and Banking Group, which has been consistently ranked in the World top 10 in the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking for its teaching of economics in relation to our full-time MBA programme.

By studying this master’s in business data analytics, you will be immersed in a varied, stimulating, and experiential learning environment. Taught modules consist of formal lectures, in-class discussions and computer-based practical sessions, placing an emphasis on the practical application of business analytics.

Why this course?

  • Cranfield School of Management consistently performs well in international business rankings. We are ranked 8th in the UK and 37th in Europe in the Financial Times European Business School 2023 Rankings.
  • You will have the opportunity to undertake an individual thesis in conjunction with an external organisation, presenting findings to senior managers from the organisation involved.
  • You will develop your knowledge and skills in business data analytics, develop your self-awareness and undergo personal development, critical to career progression.
  • You will benefit from our close connections with international businesses, by using learning approaches based on real-world problems you will develop skills that are practical and distinctive.
  • Gain analytical skills which will enable you to identify routes to sustainable competitive advantage for organisations and communities across the world.

Entry Requirements

We welcome applications from talented candidates of all backgrounds and each application is considered on its individual merit. Usually candidates must hold either a:

  • First or a second class UK honours degree in a relevant discipline, or
  • an international qualification of a standard equivalent to a First or second class UK honours degree

Applicants who do not have a degree in accounting, finance or a related business discipline can apply, provided they can demonstrate a passion for a career in accounting, finance or banking.

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Student Destinations

During your course you will receive support and guidance to help you plan an effective strategy for your personal and professional development, whether you are looking to secure your first accounting and finance role or wanting to take your career to the next level.

The market for data analysts is widely recognised as one of the fastest growing job markets. On completion of this course, graduates can expect to apply their skills in a range of private sector organisations in areas such as finance, consulting, retail, manufacturing, and pharmaceuticals. Graduates can also expect to find opportunities to apply their skills in the public sector, non-governmental organisations, and education.

Module Details

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