Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Business Analysis and Management

This programme is designed to directly improve the employment prospects of graduates by teaching key functional business knowledge and skills. Especially suitable for those seeking careers as business analysts or management consultants, students are trained in the core aspects of business management with particular emphasis on the development of a range of business modelling, data analysis and consultancy skills. Students gain the foundational knowledge needed to perform effectively a set of key business analysis functions. There is a strategic theme within the programme to instil knowledge and skills relevant to middle management and to more senior roles for later in the student's career. Modules use contemporary case studies and skills-based coursework, enabling graduates to apply up-to-date and relevant knowledge to a range of business situations.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree (lower 2nd Class Honours or higher) from a UK university or equivalent overseas qualification recognised by Loughborough University, typically in a non-business field although those with a business background will be considered. Evidence of numerical proficiency as demonstrated through the study of mathematical or statistical subjects in some part of the applicant's 1st degree.

Course modules

Semester 1 core modules: human resource management; operations management; accounting and financial management; marketing in the organisation; skills for employability and personal development (2 semester). Students with significant knowledge of a compulsory module may substitute it with another available module. Semester 2 core modules: operational research methods; business forecasting. Optional modules: business economics; enterprise resource planning; information systems and management; logistics and supply chain management; services and retail management; work psychology. Summer: business analysis and planning; strategic management.

Assessment methods

Modules are assessed by a combination of examinations and assignments.

Sponsorship information

The scholarship and bursary range is designed to include a wide range of students and consists of: Alumni scholarships (for UK/EU and international students); Outstanding academic achievement scholarships; Sports scholarships; Hardship bursaries and other funding options; International student specific scholarships, including: Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust Africa; USA scholarships and loans; and Santander International postgraduate scholarships. Whilst some of scholarships are offered automatically based on the course application, some scholarships and bursaries do require a separate application and have limited availability and application deadlines.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Loughborough University Loughborough LE11 3TU East Midlands

Key information

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