This is the age of Big Data. Organisations hold more information about their business environments than ever before. Increasingly, these organisations are recognising the role of data in gaining insights and out-thinking competitors. As a result there is a growing demand for employees and managers who have analytical skills and can make informed decisions that can drive organisational success.

Teaching and Learning 2022/23

For the 2022/23 academic session we are teaching as normal. If the Scottish Government guidance around Covid-19 changes then teaching methods may be altered accordingly.

Our MSc in Business Analytics ranks 18th in the 2022 QS World Rankings

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Entry requirements

Consult our entry requirements to find out the minimum academic and professional requirements, and for advice on how to build a strong application.

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Programme structure

Browse an overview of the typical structure of the Business Analytics MSc including comprehensive information on compulsory and option courses.

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Career development

Our Student Development Team will support your career aspirations by focusing on key skills such as teamwork, networking, and job search strategies.

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Industry opportunities

Participate in treks, group consultancy and company sponsored dissertations and experience the benefits of encountering a variety of industry and business professionals.

Engagement with industry