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MSc International Business with Business Analytics

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Take a multidisciplinary approach and develop your knowledge and skills in international business, business modelling and big data analytics by studying for our Master's degree in Cambridge or Chelmsford.

ARU's MSc International Business with Business Analytics takes you step by step through the theoretical and practical skills needed in an evolving international business environment. By employing a multidisciplinary approach, we integrate insights from global political economy, international business, business modelling and big data analytics.

Our course blends theory with real-world application, enabling you to analyse complex international business scenarios with precision and insight. From market research and financial modelling to supply chain optimisation and risk management, you’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of key business concepts while mastering analytics techniques.

Whether you aspire to lead multinational corporations, drive strategic decision-making, or launch your own entrepreneurial venture, our MSc program empowers you to make a lasting impact in the global marketplace.

There’s the option to study with us for two years, and gain valuable experience in Year 2, with a choice of professional experience modules.

Course options

Course options

You can start this course in Chelmsford in September 2024, or Cambridge or Chelmsford in January 2025.

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Outstanding student support

Join our postgraduate student community and:

  • benefit from award-winning learning facilities, including extensive library and IT resources
  • 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.


As a graduate of our Master's in International Business with Business Analytics, you'll have a wide array of career paths available to you, thanks to your versatile skill set.

You could pursue roles such as business analyst, data analyst, and market researcher, leveraging data to inform strategic decisions. Additionally, you'll be well-suited for positions in international marketing, global supply chain management, and financial analysis, where your understanding of global markets and analytical acumen will be highly-valued.

You may also find opportunities as a management consultant, advising firms on optimising operations and expanding into new markets. With the increasing importance of data in shaping business strategies, you are also primed for roles in data science and business intelligence within multinational corporations, start-ups, and governmental agencies. Your ability to combine business insight with analytical proficiency will make you invaluable in a variety of industries, including finance, technology, healthcare, and retail.

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 Business PhD - School of Economics, Finance and Law. Take advantage of our Alumni Scholarship and save £400 on your fees.

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