Master of Science in Business Analytics

Master of Science in Business Analytics

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Master of Science in Business Analytics

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The MSc Business Analytics (MSBA) equips participants to excel in the domain of business analytics. 


The curriculum imparts a strong business sense through the teaching of business strategy and the tools to appreciate the insights from the analysis of data through courses such as AI and Big Data in Business and Data Management and Visualisation. The learning for this programme adopts a very hands-on approach, with two projects allowing participants to apply classroom knowledge to real-world business situations.  


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Our MSBA programme is designed to close the gap between technical and business know-how for more effective use of data in business organisations, whether in the area of management, accounting, marketing, finance, communications, or administration.

You will learn about Artificial Intelligence, Automation, Blockchain, and other domainknowledge that is relevant for the future. These emerging areas are increasingly shaping industries and becoming the main drivers of business growth. They enable businesses to better utilise their limited resources and be in a position to seize new opportunities.


Our curriculum is designed in close consultation with industry partners to reflect business demands and needs. You will have access to actual data and company internship opportunities that allow you to apply what you learn in the classroom to a real-world setting. Such valuable industry exposure will boost your understanding of the nature of the work in business analytics and help put you in a strong position for a future career in this field.


Developed in collaboration with the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences and the School of Computer
Engineering, the programme enjoys the world-class teaching expertise and resources of three established schools.


Applicants who wish to apply to the MSc Business Analytics are required to meet the minimum admission requirements below: 

  • A good Bachelor's degree from any discipline 
  • A good GMAT/GMAT Focus or GRE score 
  • TOEFL/IELTS for applicants whose first degree was taught in a language other than English 
  • Work experience is a plus but not required 

*Graduates from a Singapore autonomous university are exempted from GMAT/GRE

The institutional code for the following tests are: 

GMAT: V27-ZV-70
GRE: 3123
TOEFL: 9705 

Full-time programme will start in July. 

Application Deadlines

  • Round 1: 30 November
  • Round 2: 31 January
  • Round 3: 31 March

Programme Fee (Academic Year 2024)

Full-Time: S$65,400.00 (inclusive of 9% GST and  enrolment fee)

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Conducted in English, all classes are held at Nanyang Technological University’s main campus. Our programme allows you to study on a full-time basis over one year.

Core Modules: 

  • Data Management and Visualisation
  • Analytics and Machine Learning in Business
  • AI and Big Data in Business
  • Analytics Strategy
  • Data Analytics Practicum
  • Programming Essentials
  • Foundation of Statistical Analysis
  • Advanced Database Management
  • Advanced Programming
  • Storytelling Through Data Visualisation
  • Time Series for Business Analytics

Electives :

  • AI with Advanced Predictive Techniques in Finance
  • Design Thinking & Technology Management
  • Data Analytics for Credit and Related Risk
  • Insurance Analytics
  • Information Systems & ERP (SAP)
  • Machine Learning Methodology
  • Blockchain for Business
  • Introduction to Cyber Security
  • Operations Analytics 

All Core Modules and Electives might be subject to changes.

Graduates from the programme are typically considered in business analyst roles. Through the programme’s strong industry partnerships, participants can also take advantage of internship opportunities with industry leaders such as DBS, KPMG and GE Digital. These open doors to strong employment prospects and provide relevant practical experience to prepare graduates to take on business analytics roles.

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