MSc Business Analytics
Nanyang Technological University - Nanyang Business School
1 - 2 year
Full time, Part time
SGD 55,640 / per year
Earliest start date
Serving as a bridge between the business and technology functions, business analysts play a critical role in guiding businesses through today’s environment of digital disruption, analysing and utilising data to drive digital transformation, redefine the customer experience and deliver profitable outcomes.
The MSc in Business Analytics (MSBA) programme offers a unique curriculum shaped through engagement with leading industry partners to reflect real industry needs. Cutting-edge modules such as Analytics and Machine Learning in Business provide an understanding of technologies that will impact business environments in the future. A practical hands-on approach coupled with internship opportunities with industry leaders equips MSBA students to switch from classroom to workplace with ease.
In collaboration with NTU’s SCSE (School of Computing Science and Engineering) and SPMS (School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences), MSBA developed industry-relevant courses where faculty members from both schools impart their vast knowledge to you to enable mastery of the technical aspects of analytics.
The programme can be completed on a full time (1 year) or on a part-time (1.5 years to 2 years) schedule. This allows participant a flexibility to choose a schedule that best fits their career needs and pace of learning.
The MBSA equips you 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 you to apply classroom knowledge to real-world business situations.
MSBA graduates will be in a position to perform the role of leading analytics projects in their domain, double-hat as both the head of a business unit and analytics business lead, or serve as a professional consultant with business domain expertise.
The highly flexible programme allows you to study for the programme either on a full time (1 year) or on a part time (1.5 years to 2 years) schedule.
Full-time participants of MSBA programme are required to complete 8 core modules (inclusive of 2 Projects) and 4 full electives. Part-time participants of MSBA programme are required to complete 7 core modules (inclusive of 2 Projects) and 5 full electives.
Requirements to graduate: 36 Academic Units
Full Course: 3 Academic UnitsHalf Course: 1.5 Academic Units
Why MSc Business Analytics
As organisations integrate digital technologies into their business models, the relevance of business analytics has never been greater. Serving as a bridge between the business and technology functions, business analysts play a critical role in guiding businesses through digital disruption, analysing and utilising data to drive digital transformation, redefine the customer experience and deliver profitable business outcomes. In the hands of a skilled business analyst, data can be turned into a competitive advantage.
The MBSA is designed to close the gap between technical and business know-how for more effective use of data in the workplace, whether in the areas of management, accounting, marketing, finance, communications or administration.
Strong Industry Connections and Engagement
The MSBA enjoys wide support and engagement from the industry, with many leading industry partners shaping the curriculum to industry realties and needs. Our Industry partners provides project and internship opportunities, greatly increasing the likelihood of you securing employment after graduation.
Developed with Future-Focused Content
The MSBA’s first-of-its-kind curriculum features cutting-edge modules such as Analytics and Machine Learning in Business that provide an understanding of technologies that will impact business environments in the future.
Using real world data provided by industry partners, the MSBA imparts knowledge to you through a hands-on approach. This approach grounds you in the realities of the industry and enables them to switch from classroom to workplace effectively and quickly.
Enhanced by NTU's Established Strengths
In collaboration with NTU’s SCSE (School of Computing Science and Engineering) and SPMS (School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences), MSBA develops industry-relevant courses where faculty members from both schools impart their vast knowledge to you to enable mastery of the technical aspects of analytics.
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Let us be the accelerator in your career journey
GSCDO is here to translate your NBS experience into the right job fits amidst a constantly changing and evolving corporate landscape. We ensure that you get the best start on your career journey.
A wide range of activities is organised throughout the academic year with you in mind. We are constantly pushing the boundaries to gear you up for a rewarding, yet fulfilling career.
1-on-1 Career Counselling
Our specialized team of career advisors will work closely with you to develop and implement a robust career action plan. You can get expert advice on job search, resume and cover letter, as well as salary negotiation.
Exclusive to NBS students, CareerFIT is a one-stop portal that makes event registrations, internships, and job searches time-efficient. You can upload your resumes and submit job applications with just a single click.
This publication is sent to recruiters every month for them to identify and connect with candidates who would be a good fit for their organizations.
Career Skills Workshops
We roll out practical workshops covering personal branding, effective networking, technical interviews, and business case.
Many leading businesses come to NBS regularly to find interns and potential full-time employees. There are also internship and career fairs, recruitment talks and speaker series for you to maximize your exposure to employers and make impactful connections
We have also extended our outreach with companies outside Singapore to bring more employment opportunities to you.
We encourage you to pursue experiential learning opportunities during your studies. As such, we source for internships that allow you to apply your business analytics knowledge in a real-world setting. In this way, you will gain a tremendous competitive edge in the job market upon graduation.
Tap Into Alumni Network
The NBS alumni network spans more than 90 countries and includes about 50,000 graduates. Tap into the power of this community by connecting with alumni on LinkedIn or at get-together sessions organized by GSCDO. Many are accomplished professionals who are eager to mentor you and share experiences in NBS that facilitated their success.
Program Admission Requirements
Demonstrate your commitment and readiness to succeed in business school by taking the GMAT exam – the most widely used exam for admissions that measures your critical thinking and reasoning skills.
Download the GMAT mini quiz to get a flavour of the questions you’ll find in the exam.