Taught course

Business Analytics and Decision Sciences

University of Leeds · Leeds University Business School

Entry requirements

A good quality Bachelors degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Strong grounding in quantitative subjects, such as statistics, management science or mathematics

Months of entry


Course content

This Masters programme gives students an insight into business analytics and how public and private sector organisations can exploit the big data revolution. It develops decision-oriented quantitative analytical skills within a management context.

The programme is taught by the University's Centre for Decision Research which includes internationally recognised academics and business practitioners. Students learn to sift intelligence from the growing volume, variety and velocity of data collected on many aspects of life. You develop a unique mix of quantitative and behavioural skills that are relevant to data analyses, effective decision making and management.

Leeds University Business School is a world ranked, triple accredited and award winning business school.

In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 we were ranked ninth in the UK and first in the North of England for the quality of our research. Of the top ten Business Schools in the REF, we are one of only four to have achieved accreditation from the world’s leading accreditation bodies: AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.

Our Masters courses are informed by the latest professional knowledge. You are taught by world-leading academics who combine professional practice with teaching and research activity, to bring up-to-date business knowledge to the classroom - the kind of knowledge that translates directly to your career.

Information for international students

Students from outside the EU are guaranteed a place in University accommodation if they are accepted on the course, and apply for accommodation before the deadline. If English is not your first language, you will need a recognised English Language qualification eg IELTS or TOEFL.

Fees and funding

Numerous scholarships are available to UK/EU and International Students. Please visit our website for more information.

Information on fees and funding can be found on our website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0) 113 343 4908