Business Analytics MSc – funding options available

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Business Analytics MSc

Fast-track your move into the financial management sector on our full-time master’s taught by Loughborough’s renowned academics and industry experts.

Successful organisations depend upon effective decision makers equipped with core skills in business, finance and management. Underpinned by the latest research and commercial best practice, this master’s will prepare you to apply your skills within the ever-changing nature of today’s business environment.

Tailor the programme towards your own career motivations

On this degree, you’ll develop a broad understanding of the field, studying a range of areas including finance, marketing, human resources (HR), accounting and global strategic management. Extend your financial knowledge and skills on focused accounting and finance modules and choose from optional modules to dive deeper into your areas of interest.

You’ll explore how organisations operate and the influences of the external environment, such as economic, environmental, ethical, legal, political, sociological and technological factors, along with their effects at local, national and international levels. You’ll also consider how organisations are managed and financially controlled, and how markets operate for different financial products.

Opportunities to develop and practice your professional skills

An optional project module during the summer semester gives you the chance to conduct your own investigation into the field of financial markets and apply the skills you’ve learned during your degree.

Taught by renowned academics and industry professionals, you’ll have access to real-world insights throughout your programme. Plus, you’ll have opportunities to attend extracurricular masterclasses and public lectures exploring a wide range of business-related topics – to broaden your knowledge further.

There’s a strong focus on practical professional skills too, so you’ll graduate prepared to make an impact from the outset of your career.

Scholarships and bursaries

There are scholarships and bursaries available to help with funding your study, please visit website to find out more.


Business analytics is a new and fast-growing field and there’s a recognised shortage of skilled modellers across industry.

This master’s will equip you with a sought-after combination of specialist analytics, consultancy and communication skills, so you’re ready to make an impact whatever sector you go into.

Graduates of this programme have taken their skills into wide-ranging roles including:

  • Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • End User Service Analyst
  • IT/Data Technical Consultant
  • IT Auditor
  • Management Information Analyst
  • Network Management Information Analyst
  • Product Lead
  • Senior Associate Auditor

Some of the employers they’re now working with include:

  • Ascot Insurance
  • Deloitte
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • EPAM
  • Hermes
  • Leicestershire County Council
  • NHS
  • PwC
  • Raketech Group plc
  • Sichuan Institute of Industrial Technology
  • TAP London

(Graduate Outcomes Survey, 2018-2021 graduates, 15 months post-graduation)

For more details including how to apply, please click here

Entry Requirements

A good honours degree in a quantitative subject, such as engineering, mathematics, physics, psychology, economics, business and management is particularly welcomed.

Applicants from other disciplines may be considered on a case-by-case basis provided that they can show strong quantitative ability. GRE or GMAT scores may be requested to verify numeracy skills.

Work experience will be considered for applicants who do not hold a first degree.

Who is eligible to apply?

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