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MSc Business Analytics (Full-Time, 2018 Entry)

Learn how to gain insights from large data sets through the use of statistical methods, optimisation techniques and predictive models, and apply these to business problems.

Gain an understanding of the role of business analytics within an organisation, improve your business acumen and communication skills, and get some commercial research experience for your CV through your project and dissertation.

You will study four compulsory modules to give you an overview of key business areas, and take four optional modules of your choice available through various study routes.

We support the learning of multiple programming languages with access to a variety of interactive online materials, covering SAS programming (provided by the SAS Institute), R and Python (provided by Data Camp). You can also undertake a Consultancy/Research project.

Compulsory modules

  • Analytics in Practice
  • Spreadsheet Modelling
  • Business Statistics
  • Operational Research Modelling

Example optional modules

  • Advanced Analytics: Models and Application
  • Forecasting
  • Strategy Analytics
  • Advanced Data Analysis
  • Pricing & Revenue Management
  • Discrete Event Simulation
  • Supply Chain Analytics
  • Text Analytics

Find out more about the modules available on this course via the department website.

* The modules mentioned above may be subject to change. Please read our terms and conditions for more detailed information.


Assessment is usually a mix of exams and coursework. Your project and dissertation will either be as a consultant to an organisation or as applied research.

Online resources

We make it easy for students to network with other students through our bespoke learning environment, my.wbs. We also make it easy for graduates to find each other through our Online Directory.

WBS CareersPlus service

We offer you a comprehensive pre-arrival, student, and alumni careers service. You will have access to one-to-one career guidance appointments, CV checks and tailored mock interviews.

Links with big companies

Major bluechips keen to meet our students here at WBS have previously included:

  • British Airways
  • Capgemini
  • IBM
  • Proctor & Gamble
  • Tesco
  • Virgin Media

University careers service

You can access the careers services provided by the University's Student Careers and Skills team. The University's graduate job site, MyAdvantage lists thousands of graduate job placements and internship opportunities throughout the year, as well as a range of other useful online resources.

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Essential information


Full-time: 1 year

Entry requirements

2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject

English Language requirements

Band B

Department of study

Warwick Business School

Location of study

University of Warwick

Course fees

Full time:
Home/EU: £27,750 per year
Overseas: £27,750 per year

Find out more about fees and funding via both the WBS and University webpages.


Department website

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Application information


This information is applicable for 2018 entry.