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Covering a combination of subjects offered by very few UK universities, this MSc programme will equip you with the analytical and quantitative skills desired by businesses. It includes the potential for three-month project with industry – a valuable opportunity to put your skills into practice and enhance your CV.

Introducing your degree

There is growing demand for graduates with analytical skills who can gain insights from data to solve organisational problems and improve business performance. The MSc in Business Analytics and Management Sciences, one of just a few courses of its kind in the UK, is designed to fulfil this demand. You’ll learn a range of analytical techniques to assess and resolve complex challenges, which you’ll have the opportunity to apply in a professional setting during a three-month business project. The course content is informed by industry input and draws on expertise from one of the UK’s leading centres of research in this area, keeping your learning up to date and ensuring you graduate with the skills employers are looking for.


There is huge demand in private and public sector organisations for graduates with analytics skills who can use data to optimise business and operational functions. This Masters degree, one of just a few of its kind in the UK, will help you to advance your career in this growing area. The course content is informed directly by industry, ensuring the skills you learn are relevant to today’s job market.

This MSc programme is taught in conjunction with the Centre of Operational Research, Management Sciences and Information Systems (CORMSIS). This cross-disciplinary group, which includes academics from Southampton Business School, Mathematics and other related subject areas, is one of the largest of its type in the UK. The link with CORMSIS opens up your choice of modules and means you’ll be taught by leading academics in maths as well as business.

The course is designed for students with a quantitative, but not necessarily highly mathematical background. It will be of interest whether you are looking to specialise following your undergraduate degree, advance in your current role, or change career path.

View the programme specification document for this course.

Career Opportunities

You’ll be able to increase your professional networks further by taking advantage of an annual analytics recruitment fair run by CORMSIS, where you can meet a wide range of employers.

Some students may also have the opportunity to have one-to-one career development sessions with experienced professionals from our industry partner organisations. 

Our graduates go on to work in a variety of private and public sector organisations, typically in roles involving data and business analytics.

Visit the Business Analytics and Management Sciences - MSc page on the University of Southampton website for more details!





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