Course Details

The Master of Science Business Analytics programme is ideal for those with a numerical background who want to build a sound knowledge of the technologies and software within data management, business management, business intelligence, cyber security, and data analytics.

In today’s digital landscape, data analytics technologies are indispensable to organisations, providing insight into opportunities for new products, markets, and supply chains. This drive towards digital analytics has resulted in the emergence of a range of career paths within the sector.

The MSc Business Analytics programme will enable students to gain a solid understanding of the latest theories and practices within business. Students will benefit from the data-led insights and learn how to use descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics to make the most successful business decisions. With a large focus on practical learning and relevant real-life application, you will work with real life business case studies and apply theoretical concepts and models to solve a variety of issues.

This programme is awarded by The University of Law and delivered by GISMA, at its campus in Berlin.

Study Methods

This is an interactive course with a real-world focus and learning takes place both in and outside of the classroom environment. Small group workshops are used to promote student interaction and facilitate personal support. Workshops and lectures are supported by a wealth of online resources from The University of Law, including The Financial Times, case studies, video content, online testing, and feedback. You will receive all core textbooks free of charge and have access to the University of Law’s Virtual Learning Environment, Elite.

Teaching and Learning

What sets our programmes apart from other postgraduate courses is the guiding principle that students should always learn in a realistic, professional, and contemporary context. We specialise in practical and innovative teaching methods that equip students for their professional career. Courses are taught by qualified and experienced business professionals and academics in small, interactive, workshop-style lessons.

The fundamental aim of our Master’s degrees is to produce career ready postgraduates with excellent professional, intellectual and life skills.

Skills and experience gained

The Master’s in Business Analytics will enable students to develop their graduate abilities and skills at a higher level, take their career to a senior level or change careers. Students will also have opportunities to work with professional bodies, employers and to undertake entrepreneurial activities.

Career progression

Students who complete this course will set themselves up for a future in an infinite range of organisations including business development, operations, IT, insurance, and investments.

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Course Structure


Students will study for one year divided into three semesters. The semesters last for 13 weeks and in each semester, students will study 45 credits of taught modules and the equivalent of 15 credits of the Business Project module.

Throughout the first semester, students will also complete a Professional Development module - a non-credit bearing module.


  • Global Business Strategy (15cr)
  • Innovation Management in a Digital Age (15cr)
  • Success Through Business Ethics (15cr)
  • Data Analysis for Business (15cr)
  • Data Design Management (15cr)
  • Data Security (15cr)
  • Data Visualisation (15cr)
  • Digital Marketing Analytics (15cr)
  • Data & Decision Making (15cr)
  • Business Project (45cr)
  • Professional Development (non-credit bearing)

Fees and funding

Please contact a programme consultant for more details on how to apply.

Tuition fee - €16,000

Early bird discount of up to 20%*

*20% early bird offer for applications submitted at least 8 weeks before orientation date.

Flexible payment plan

GISMA offers flexible payment plans that allow you to spread the costs of your programme fees in up to six instalments. A refundable* deposit of €2,000 is required to secure your place, and the remainder of the tuition fee is to be paid after the start of programme in accordance with your payment schedule.

You will be eligible for a discount of 5% off the total fee if the payment of the entire tuition fee is completed before the first instalment due date.

Payments are accepted by bank transfer, or via one of our payment partners – Transfermate and Stripe. If you have any queries regarding payment options, please speak to a programme consultant.

*Terms and conditions apply.

Entry requirements

  • 2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualifications 
  • International requirements - an English Language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.
  • Non-standard entry: non-standard applicants are welcome to apply at GISMA. Applicants without a bachelor's degree may apply if they possess at least 5 years' managerial experience. For more information and details on the non-standard application process please contact an advisor today for more information.

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*Based on data from 2017/2018 of students enrolled on the following programmes: MSc Corporate Financial Management, MSc International Marketing, MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management and MSc Strategic Business Management. 

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  • Full-time
  • Berlin
  • 1 Year
  • Jan, May, Oct 2023
  • € 16000 per course

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Connect with 64,000 professionals working across legal and business sector


Study with an international student cohort with over 40 nationalities 


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18 month

After successfully graduating, you will be entitled to apply for an 18 month post-study residence permit