Postgraduate
MSc Business Analytics

NUI Galway

Course Overview


The SAP accredited MSc. in Business Analytics provides students with the skills and knowledge to manage and develop business analytics within organisations.

The programme is designed as a specialist course, which assists students in blending their existing talents with the technological skills and business knowledge needed to use and manage big data and business analytics in modern knowledge-based organisations. The programme is a taught Masters programme and consists of lectures, workshops, guest lectures from industry experts, and hands-on technology tutorials. Modules are assessed via continuous assessment, written assignments, applied projects and written examinations.

What you need to know

Where is the course located?

Galway

What is the length of the course?

12 Months (1 Year) Full-time


When can I apply?

You can apply today

When does the course start?

September

Placement options


Application Closing Date

Open for an application

Number of Places

100

Fees and Funding

Non-EU Tuition Fees

€ 17,300

Living Costs per year

€ 10,000

Application Fee

€ 60

Features and Benefits


  • The MSc (Business Analytics) provides students with the skills and knowledge to manage and develop business analytics within organisations.
  • It has been designed as a specialist programme to fill the 17,000 additional jobs in Business Analytics that will be created in Ireland over the coming years (Expert Group on Future Skills Needs in Ireland).

Entry requirements

How to Apply

Once you are ready to start your application, please click on APPLY NOW

As part of your application, you will be required to submit:

  • Your academic history and transcripts (Actual and/or Predicted Grades)
  • Proof of English proficiency (typically IELTS or TOEFL scores)
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • A copy of your passport
  • Personal Statement
  • CV/Resume
  • Extra requests for certain courses

Minimum entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold a qualification from a university or other internationally recognized academic institution or authority, corresponding to Level 8 of the Irish National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ), to a minimum standard of Second Class Honors (or equivalent). IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent, if applicable. The qualification must include an element of quantitative techniques, for example, graduates of Business Studies, Engineering, Computer Science, other Sciences, Mathematics or other courses that have some quantitative content.

English Requirements

Arts/Business/Law (No less than 5.5 in any Component)
IELTS: 6.5 Overall
TOEFL: 88
Pearson (PTE): 61
Duolingo English Test (DET)**: 110
• Temporary measure for 2020 only in response to COVID-19

Special Entry Requirements

n/a

Career Prospects


The MSc (Business Analytics) provides students with the skills and knowledge to manage and develop business analytics within organisations. It has been designed as a specialist programme to fill the 17,000 additional jobs in Business Analytics that will be created in Ireland over the coming years (Expert Group on Future Skills Needs in Ireland). The programme is also aligned with Ireland’s National Skills Strategy 2025 by placing a strong focus on providing skills development opportunities that are relevant to the needs of learners, society and the economy.

Notes


SAP Accredited: MSc in Business Analytics students are entitled to participate in SAP certification courses. SAP are now offering CRM and Business Intelligence courses as well as their basic ERP course. These certification courses represent a great opportunity for you to gain highly competitive skills. Our strategic alliance with SAP enables us to offer these modules to you as a registered student of NUI Galway.