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Masters in Business Analytics

Business analytics (BA) is a discipline which uses data and statistics to examine and investigate important elements – such as skills, technologies and overall performance – of past businesses, in order to gain insight and initiative for future business planning. 

If you’re already studying a master’s in business analytics, chances are you already have a good idea of what you’d like to achieve with your degree. If you’re looking to apply for an MSc in business analytics, you might want to gain some insight into what you could expect from a postgraduate degree in this discipline, entry requirements and the various specializations you could choose from, as well as the different career options available to you after you graduate.

Key Skills

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Typical skills gained from a Masters in Business Analytics degree include:

  • A deeper understanding of how businesses operate
  • Enhanced oral and written communication skills
  • Analytical and critical thinking
  • Presentation skills
  • Logical thinking
  • Problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Practical and technical skills using data analytics tools
  • Understanding of the use of big data for improving business performance
  • Business management, consultancy and leadership skills
  • An insight into ethics-related issues and their impact on organizations and business performance