Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Business Analytics Consulting

This programme is aimed at students who wish to use their analytic skills to derive and obtain useful insights from large amounts of data. The course equips students with the modelling and consulting skills needed to understand, manage and communicate useful insights from big data.

Entry requirements

A good upper 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1) or equivalent overseas qualification. Strong numerical skills required. Those without a first degree but with substantial work experience may be considered. Degrees must be obtained from a university or institution recognised by Loughborough University. Please contact us to clarify if required.
English language requirement for international students: IELTS: overall 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each component. The school will accept lower IELTS scores if you undertake the university's pre-sessional English course.

Course modules

Semester 1: consulting for analytics; discovery analytics; decision analytics; managing big data. Semester 2; customer analytics; leading analytics initiatives; operations analytics; policy and strategy analytics; summer; consulting or research project.

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 Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01509 223121