MSc Business Intelligence and Analytics

The MSc Business Intelligence and Analytics is designed and awarded by The University of Law and delivered at GISMA’s Berlin campus.


The MSc Business Intelligence and Analytics course is designed for those who have a numerical background and want to develop their understanding in data management and cyber security. The practical programme will allow participants to gain skills in applying correct statistical techniques for decision making and more importantly, communicate findings in a non-technical way that is easier to understand. 

The programme provides specialist knowledge to become competent in predictive analytics, explore new tools available in the industry and hone your skills in the science of decision making. Students additionally have the chance to work with professional bodies and employers, as well as undertaking entrepreneurial activities, to further strengthen employability following graduation.

Based on GISMA's Berlin campus, there is ample opportunity for students to extend their networking links and experience the dynamic forward-thinking environment. Germany is the most popular option for international students looking to study in Europe, recognised for its high-quality education of which you can experience with GISMA.^

Applications are now open for 2020 intake.

^According to statistics and data from ICEF monitor.

Established provider

The University of Law is the UK's longest-established specialist provider of legal education, with over 100 years of experience supporting students to build successful careers. 

Who is the programme for?

This course has a strong focus on employability and is perfect for those looking to kick-start their career in the field of data management and cyber security in an industry of their choice. Berlin is an up and coming business hub and with its diverse population, the perfect location to experience international education. You will get an opportunity to immerse yourself in the vibrant culture Berlin has to offer whilst getting an insight into German businesses such as Sony, Deutsche Bahn and other key corporate players. 

How will you learn?

The MSc Business Intelligence and Analytics course is delivered in an interactive way with a real-world focus, in order to prepare students for the ever-changing business world after they graduate. In addition to traditional face-to-face learning within the classroom, you will receive core textbooks and various reading materials. Students will also have access to a wealth of online facilities from the Financial Times and other professional bodies. These resources provide a range of sector and business based material which represent live accounting and finance changes and analysis reports. Continuous access to these articles ensures that our students are up-to-date with today’s fast-paced financial industry and therefore prepared professionally for the field.


Modules overview

The full-time course will take one year to complete, divided into two semesters of 12 weeks. You will study 60 credits in each semester, starting your dissertation module in Semester 2. Students will study the four compulsory modules and can choose one elective module.

Core modules include:

  • Data Discovery Visualisation 
  • Data Driven Decision Making
  • Predictive Analytics 
  • Research Methods, Professional Development and Dissertation / Project

Electives include:

  • Emerging Technologies 
  • Blockchain 
  • FinTech 
  • Procurement and SCM 

Assesment

  • Students will be assessed in a number of ways throughout the duration of the programme. In order to achieve learning outcomes both academically and professionally, assessments will include preparation and feedback from seminars, workshops, tests and presentations. The course will also include group work and various group assessments.

Powered by Tableau

The MSc Business Intelligence is powered by Tableau, the leading business intelligence software for data visualisation. As part of this course, students gain practical experience of how this software is used for fast, digital data analytics to enable organisations to see, understand and inform data driven decision making.


Career direction

Gaining a Masters in Business Intelligence and Analytics can open the door to careers in business, data management, cyber security and various other industries where reliance is on data driven decision making, predictive analysis and data discovery visualisation. Your strong numerical skills with the ability to apply correct statistical techniques for decision making will be highly valued by employers. Students who graduate from this degree may also consider CMI postgraduate qualifications, MBA or a PhD. 

Our dedicated Career Development Centre will help students fulfill their career goals through a variety of specialised services, and establishes long lasting relationships with alumni and employers.  

Read about a few of our company visits:

Students visit Siemens and Blacklane 

UNIQLO meets up with GISMA students at our Berlin campus 

Company visit to Zalando

 


Fees and funding

Please contact a programme advisor for more details on how to apply. If you are an international student and would like to find out more about visa requirements, please refer to our Student Experience section. Whilst studying in Germany, you have a number of accommodation options to choose from including our Berlin starter package.

Tuition fee - €19,250 / Year

Flexible payment plan

GISMA offers flexible payment plans that allow you to spread the costs of your programme fees across three instalments. A deposit of €2,000 is required to start:

  • 1st instalment - €5,750
  • 2nd instalment - €5,750
  • 3rd instalment - €5,750

*Terms and conditions apply. 

Please note that all payment plans are suggested only. A specific payment plan for you can be agreed with GISMA and only the deposit is the fixed amount that is required. Students can spread out the payments as they like, as long as this is in line with the payment date deadlines.

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. 

Career statistics you need to know

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Berlin is the 2nd largest city in the EU with a thriving business scene, offering a range of job opportunities to young professionals and graduates

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

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4th Best Graduate starting salary at £40,650*
in Europe, with a growing economy

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SCHOLARSHIPS OF UP TO 20% AVAILABLE!*


  • Full-time
  • Berlin
  • 1 Year
  • Apr, Jul & Sep 2020
  • per course

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

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Study with an international student cohort with over 40 nationalities 

€40,000


Earn up to €40,000**, the average graduate salary in Germany 

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

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