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Entry requirements

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 those without an honours degree may also be considered on the basis of work experience, professional qualifications and the relevance of the programme to their current professional role.

Months of entry

September

Course content

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.

“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

Bloomberg Lab

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.

Quants Workshop

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 Placement

This course is available with the option to undertake an industrial placement ranging from 3 – 12 months depending upon your visa requirements (if applicable), allowing you to gain work experience in the UK or overseas. This option is also available for students wishing to undertake a self-employed placement, or ‘SELFIE’ as it is also known.

While the placements are self-sought, The School offers support to those students seeking an industrial placement, through extra-curricular engagement with our dedicated placements team.

Students considering this option should be aware that they will be required to complete all stage 1 and 2 modules and that there may be additional costs in terms of accommodation, for example.

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

Kent Business School 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. The Early Bird equates to a 10% discount on tuition fees (apply by 31 March 2022).

For more information on funding available from Kent Business School, please visit the postgraduate funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Kent Business School
Email
kbsadmissions@kent.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1227 827726