Cass Business School

City, University of London

Business Analytics

The main purpose of the programme is to develop a comprehensive set of skills and encourage positive attributes that are essential to becoming a successful business analyst. The degree is committed not only to creating specialist skills, but also to developing the so-called "soft skills" aimed to influence people and organisations. Besides achieving effective and persuasive communication, the module leaders draw attention over ethics-related issues, which is another key ingredient to responsible leadership.

Entry requirements

MSc: A UK upper second class degree or above, or the equivalent from an overseas institution. Some level of previous study in quantitative subjects is sought including such degrees as: actuarial science, business, computer science, economics, engineering, finance, geography, mathematics, psychology, sociology, statistics or any other quantitative social science.

Course modules

The MSc in Business Analytics starts online in the summer before the beginning of term 1 with three pre-courses which ensure that every student has the minimum specific background required by all other modules. These subjects are key elements of your course and you are strongly encouraged to complete the modules before you arrive at Cass in order to avoid being at a disadvantage.

Assessment methods

To satisfy the requirements of the degree course, students must complete: Eight core modules (15 credits each) Four elective modules (10 credits each) Applied Research Project (20 credits). Assessment of modules on the MSc in Business Analytics, in most cases, is by means of coursework and unseen examination. Coursework takes a variety of formats and may consist of individual or group presentations/reports, set exercises or unseen tests.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cass Business School EC1Y 8TZ London

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