A minimum of a second-class UK degree, or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification in any subject area is needed for this course. Basic quantitative skills are an advantage.
All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications.
Months of entry
As a Kent Business School student studying MSc in Business Analytics, you will learn the most advanced analytics techniques to develop a deep understanding of business data and how to interpret it effectively, predicting the needs of a business in an increasingly stats-driven world.
Gain robust knowledge of the skills, technologies, applications and practices to interpret and analyse enterprise data proactively. Through a mix of in-depth theory and practical experience, establish a knowledge of the value of data analytics and its influence on successful business strategy.
Our varied compulsory and optional modules on this flexible course offer a well-rounded insight into data and its place in all types of business, anywhere in the world.
You also have access to our ASPIRE centre, a purpose-built entrepreneurial lab where you can develop, plan and launch your own start-up business.
MSc Business Analytics is also available with an optional Industrial Placement.
“The course helped me to hone my data-handling skills and to make proper insights on data and leverage them to make decisions for a business.” - Derek Osei Debrah, MSc Business Analytics
This course offers extensive access to real market data via our Bloomberg Lab, a coveted virtual trading platform that is bursting at the seams with real-world data and case studies to apply your newfound expertise.
Kent Business School offers an optional one and half week refresher workshop in Mathematics, Statistics and Excel, prior to the start of this programme.
Industrial placements are the perfect way for you to enhance your career prospects and deepen your understanding of a specific area of expertise. This MSc programme is available with the option to take an in-company or self-employed industrial placement of up to 12 months (visa dependent), allowing you to gain work experience in the UK or overseas.
Watch our Postgraduate Placements video here.
Information for international students
Please see our International Student website for entry requirements by country and other relevant information. Please note that international fee-paying students cannot undertake a part-time programme due to visa restrictions.
English language entry requirements
The University requires all non-native speakers of English to reach a minimum standard of proficiency in written and spoken English before beginning a postgraduate degree.
For detailed information see our English language requirements web pages.
Need help with English?
Applicants who are required to meet an English language condition may be able to study a pre-sessional course in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways.
Fees and funding
KBS has a wide range of funding opportunities for postgraduate students, which include Scholarships, Bursaries, the Kent Business School Loyalty Award for University of Kent undergraduates and the KBS Early Bird Discount which equates to 10% off tuition fees (apply by 31 March 2023 and pay course deposit by 30 April 2023).
Please visit the postgraduate funding page.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Kent Business School
- +44 (0)1227 827726