Taught course

PG Cert Business and Management (Business Analytics)

University of Essex Online · Business

Entry requirements

Here at the University of Essex Online, we believe education should be accessible to all. That is why we offer both academic and work-based experience routes onto our PG Cert Business and Management (Business Analytics). Additionally, you will need to pass your first assignment set within your two-week induction period of the course in order to continue with your studies.
Academic entry route
You must have the following qualifications as a minimum:
  • an undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification
Work experience entry route
You must meet the following criteria:
  • at least five years’ senior-level work experience
English language requirement
Our courses are taught in English, so you must have an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 or equivalent. If you don’t hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, you will be required to pass a free online English test to assess your proficiency. You don’t need to prove your English ability if you are a national of, or have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree in, any of these countries.

Months of entry

April, July, October

Course content

Data is a fundamental part of business operations and helps managers make informed decisions to drive business forward. This online PG Cert Business and Management (Business Analytics) will provide you with a deeper understanding of the processes used by managers to analyse data and make strategic decisions.

The data analysis knowledge learned throughout this course can be utilised across a wide range of disciplines, such as customer service, finance, marketing, business development and much more.
The key management and data-based topics you will discover on this course are:
  • strategic and tactical financial decision making
  • the theory underpinning data and knowledge management
  • applying statistics to contemporary management and decision making

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    8 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Enquiries team