Business Analytics

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Big Data. New technologies and ways of working are changing the way we make decisions.

This programme will take your career to the next level and develop your ability to confidently make high impact businesses decisions that are driven by data.

The programme focuses on two key areas: analysing business data, and solving business challenges analytically. Optional modules allow you to further specialise in areas such as the economic, managerial or finance aspects of the subject.

Furthermore, you will benefit from hands-on experience of a wide range of analytics software such as simulators and mathematical tools.

English language requirements

IELTS 6.5 overall, 6.0 in each component (or equivalent)

We offer intensive English language pre-sessional courses, designed to take you to the level of English ability and skill required for your studies here.

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold a Bachelors degree (UK 2.1 or above) or equivalent qualification from a British or overseas university in a related subject with significant exposure of mathematical subjects: economics, finance, mathematics, computer science or engineering subjects.

If an applicant’s Bachelors degree is not in a subject related to the MSc, some relevant work experience would be an advantage. Higher level professional qualifications may also be accepted. Each applicant is assessed on their own merit.

Course modules

The programme is studied full-time over one academic year. It consists of eight taught modules and a dissertation.

Example module listing

The following modules are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that not all modules described are compulsory and may be subject to teaching availability and/or student demand.

  •     Data Analytics
  •     Supply Chain Analytics
  •     Econometrics I
  •     Machine Learning and Visualisations
  •     Principles of Accounting
  •     Foundations of Finance: Finance and Investments
  •     Supply Chain and Logistics Management
  •     Information for Decision Making
  •     Introduction to Marketing Analytics
  •     Econometrics II
  •     Business Process Management
  •     Innovation Management
  •     Investment Analysis
  •     Dissertation

Sponsorship information

The Surrey International Scholarship for Excellence

For all (with the exception of MBA) postgraduate taught courses starting in September 2017 within the Surrey Business School, the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management and the School of Law, we are offering all applicants who hold a UK 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent) or above opportunity to be awarded between £2,000 and £4,000 through the Surrey International Scholarship for Excellence Scheme.

Fees

Please note these fees are for the academic year 2017/2018 only. Annual fees will rise by four per cent (rounded up to the nearest £100) for each year of study.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Fee status Fee Study period Duration
MSc Full-time Home/EU £ 11,500 Whole course 12 months
MSc Full-time International £ 19,500 Whole course 12 months

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