Entry requirements

A First or Upper Second Class Honours degree (or international equivalent) from a recognised university in a discipline such as mathematics, statistics, computer science, engineering, physics, economics, business or a quantitative social science. Work experience is not essential, but you are recommended to undertake relevant internships. Candidates who are currently in employment will be expected to demonstrate how undertaking MSc Business Analytics will help to develop their career. Students who are not native speakers of English, or were not awarded their degree in a qualifying English speaking country, must demonstrate their proficiency by completing an approved English language qualification.

Months of entry


Course content

MSc Business Analytics prepares graduates to understand the context, importance and relevance of big data problems facing a business and solve them using a variety of statistical, operational research and machine learning techniques. The overriding objective of the programme is to train students to solve business problems and obtain actionable business insight using analytics.

Combining academic rigour and practical relevance, the programme is a careful balance of teaching and learning, individual and group work. Case study methodology and class-based discussions will be used to strengthen the conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills of the participants in real situations. In addition, there will be regular seminars by external expert speakers.

Information for international students

Applicants with international qualifications are requested to send a full transcript of their qualification for confirmation of eligibility. All students are required to hold an English language qualification.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Imperial College Business School is offering a number of £10,000 scholarships based on academic excellence, across all Master’s programmes in 2015/2016. **Scholarship details for 2015/2016 are still to be confirmed**

For more information please click here

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 7594 9167