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What will I learn?

Why choose this course

In our fast-paced, data-driven modern world, business analysts help organisations turn big data into big ideas. Artificial intelligence, machine learning and management science power decisions in business. You’ll gain data-led insights and optimise businesses by using descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics.

Our highly practical MSc Business Analytics course will transform you into a confident lateral thinker who is up-to-date on the latest theory and practice. While you benefit from the input of inspiring industry experts, in class and on-site, we will also make sure you’re immersed in the business problems faced by the global business community today.

What you will study

This course aims to take your analytics career to the next level and develop your ability to support and make decisions using big data confidently. You’ll learn and apply a range of techniques and tools to analyse data related to a range of diverse business operations contexts.

Careers and graduate prospects

We offer careers information, advice and guidance to all students whilst studying with us, which is extended to our alumni for three years after leaving the University.

Business analytics students often pursue careers as:

  • Data scientists
  • Finance analysts
  • Operations researchers
  • Consultants
  • Managers
  • Business intelligence analysts.

Which department am I in?

FASS - Surrey Business School

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
£20,800.00 (US$ 22,539) per year
The two-year full-time programme which includes a 12-month placement costs an additional £1,850 on top of the base course fee listed above.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

October 2023

Venue

Stag Hill

Stag Hill,

Guildford,

Surrey,

GU2 7XH, England

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£20,800.00 (US$ 22,539) per year
The above mentioned fee is 2022/23 entry, there may be slight increase in 2023/24 entry.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

February 2023, October 2023

Venue

Stag Hill

Stag Hill,

Guildford,

Surrey,

GU2 7XH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To apply for one of our postgraduate courses that require a UK 2:1, you must achieve a GPA of 3.2 out of 4.0. For courses that require a UK 2:2, you must achieve a GPA of 2.8 out of 4.0., IELTS Academic: 5.5 overall with 5.0 in each component

For international students

A minimum of a 2:1 UK honours degree in either computer science, economics, engineering, finance or mathematics, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. We'll also consider a minimum of three years relevant work experience in an analytical and data-intensive field if you don’t meet these requirements. For Full time and Part time: Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.5 overall including 6.0 in each category; For Full time with placement or (with study abroad): Students need to have an 7.0 overall including 6.5 in each category. TOEFL (ibt) - 88 overall with 18 in Reading, 19 in Listening, 19 in Speaking and 23 in Writing or TOEFL (ibt) - 95 overall with 23 in Reading, 23 in Listening, 22 in Speaking and 26 in Writing.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Surrey

Expect more at Surrey, a global community with a worldwide impact.

  • Based in the popular town of Guildford, 35 minutes to London
  • 18th in the UK (Complete University Guide 2023)
  • University of the Year for Graduate Employment
  • Intl. Foundation Year and pre-sessional English courses

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