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MSc Business Data Analytics

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Take the next step towards a successful career in business and management and data science, with our Masters in Business Data Analytics at ARU Peterborough.

Thinking about funding for your postgraduate degree? You may be eligible for our Postgraduate Scholarship, worth £4,000.

You have an analytical mind and are committed to making a positive difference to society and the environment through your management decisions.

Our MSc Business Data Analytics at ARU Peterborough could help you accelerate your opportunities in the field of data science. It's ideal if you already have a BSc degree in business or computer science.

We'll prepare you to be responsive, resilient and ready for the ever-changing landscape of data analytics.

Please note this is a new course subject to validation and some details, including modules, may change.

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Join our postgraduate student community and:

  • learn from expert staff who will guide your research interests and career development
  • receive full support from our Employability Service, while you're studying with us and after you graduate
  • access support, should you need it, with study skills, health and wellbeing, and more.


Our Masters degree is focused on employability, and you'll develop a wide range of transferable skills including critical analysis, report writing, presentation and group/teamwork. You'll also have the chance to network with local industry partners and entrepreneurship groups, hear from guest lecturers, and build relationships with potential employers.

As an MSc Business Data Analytics graduate, you'll have the skills to pursue highly paid careers in data science, business analytics, or management roles where data-driven decision-making is critical. Potential careers paths include data analyst, data scientist, researcher, consultant or business director. Global entrepreneurship is a key thread of the course so you might choose to develop your own business.

Graduation doesn't have to be the end of your time with us. You could choose to continue your academic career with a research programme at ARU, such as our Professional Doctorate in Business and Management DBA. Take advantage of our Alumni Scholarship and save £400 on your fees.

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