Degree structure and studies

The Master's Programme in Business Analytics is a two-year programme leading to the degree of Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration, M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.).

It is 120 ECTS credits and includes core, advanced specialisation and language studies as well as a Master's thesis.

Core studies, 60 ECTS credits, include courses on the background, basics, and tools of business analytics and business development, such as information systems in corporate management and decision-making, business ethics, data analytics, simulation and system dynamics in business analytics and business process modelling.

Advanced specialisation studies, 24 ECTS credits, include courses on topics such as real options and managerial decision-making, the basics of business analysis, marketing analytics, big data analytics, and advanced decision-making methods.

Language studies, 6 ECTS credits, in one foreign language; not English.

The Master's thesis, 30 ECTS credits, is an advanced research project which frequently involves solving a real-life problem for a specific company or industry. It is completed during the programme's fourth semester and requires approximately six months of full-time work.

The delivery of courses is blended. The programme is a combination of on-campus and online studies. Individual course descriptions mention the attendance requirements for the course.

You can find the most recent information about courses and degree structures in the LUT study guide 2021/2022.

Business Analytics, business administration

Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration

120 ECTS credits

2 years

Start date
August 2022


Tuition fees and tuition fee waivers
EUR 13 500 for non-EU/EEA students
Tuition fee waivers available
Early bird discount available

Academic unit
LUT School of Business and Management

Lappeenranta campus

Rolling admission
1 November 2021 − 31 May 2022 at 15:00 (UTC+3)

Regular admission
1 December 2021 − 19 January 2022 at 15:00 (UTC+2)