Business Analytics and Big Data MSc

  • Programme duration: Full-time: 12 months   Part-time: 24 months
  • Programme start: Autumn 2021
  • Entry requirements: You will require a 2:1 Honours degree in management, engineering, science or related disciplines or international equivalent. Non-graduates with very extensive professional experience and/or other prior qualifications may also be considered.
Business Analytics and Big Data msc

Overview

The University of Liverpool Management School is one of an elite group of institutions worldwide to be AACSB-Accredited and EQUIS-Accredited. The Management School will be offering a number of generous scholarships and study awards for 2021, find out more by visiting the Scholarships webpage.

Competitive advantage and innovation in the digital world involves the accurate analysis and insights offered by big data — huge data sets that are constantly being generated — in order to improve effectiveness and efficiencies across several business areas, such as operations management and marketing. In order to exploit the insights provided by big data, business analytics and the effective use and understanding of data is crucial. This is a rapidly developing field, which is exhibiting massive demand from industry for qualified individuals in this area to take up roles in management globally.

Programme Overview

The programme covers more than just the mining and analysis of data — it explores the wider application of big data to all business functions and creation of new business models.

You will develop your knowledge of the organisation, administration and governance of this data, as well as honing your analytical, organisational and leadership skills. The programme is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in this dynamic field or continue their studies to PhD level.

Developed in collaboration with industry contributors and partners including PepsiCo and AstraZeneca, the programme is also underpinned by multidisciplinary research. The programme was developed by academics in the Management School, with some modules supported by colleagues in Electrical Engineering and Electronics. 

Through this programme you will:

  • Prepare yourself as one of tomorrow’s managers and business executives with unique exposure to current business opportunities, challenges and developments in the area of big data business management
  • Learn with cutting-edge examples. In addition to presentations, lectures and tutorials, the academic content of the programme is underpinned by case studies and projects which are supported by leading industry practitioners and researchers including Software, AG, SAP, IBM and Terracotta
  • Develop and demonstrate your own knowledge with a project dissertation
  • Undertake work based placements with leading companies.

Learn more about this programme at one of our forthcoming events

Daniel Endersby

Daniel Endersby

"I believe the modules studied on the Business Analytics and Big Data programme will provide me with a solid foundation on which to apply the knowledge gained in many industrial fields as analysis of big data and understanding business modelling are becoming the key differentiator for businesses to succeed."

Daniel Endersby

Why University of Liverpool Management School?

Learning to make a difference

The University of Liverpool Management School works with today's leaders in business and management to prepare its students to be the leaders of the future.

The School's mission is 'Learning to make a difference' and there is a fundamental belief that the purpose of the School's research and teaching is to develop students who are not only good managers but individuals who are truly committed to making a difference.

We hope that our students will use the knowledge and skills they gain here in their future roles to help solve some of the most endemic problems individuals, enterprises and communities face.