Degree structure and studies

The duration of the Master's programmes in Business Analytics is two years. The programmes lead to the degree of either Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration, M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.), or Master of Science in Technology, M.Sc. (Tech.). Both programmes are 120 ECTS credits.

Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration

The programme includes core, specialisation and language studies.

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.

Specialisation studies, 54 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.

The Master's thesis and seminar, 30 ECTS credits, are a part of the specialisation studies. The thesis is a research project which requires approximately six months of full-time work. It is completed during the fourth semester of the degree programme.

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

Master of Science in Technology

The programme includes core and specialisation studies in business analytics.

Core studies, 34 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, data analytics, simulation and optimisation methods in business analytics.

Specialisation studies, 86 ECTS credits, include courses on topics such as the basics of business analysis, big data analytics, pattern recognition, statistical analysis, fuzzy data analysis, fuzzy sets and fuzzy logic, business intelligence and advanced decision-making methods.

The Master's thesis and seminar, 30 ECTS credits, are a part of the specialisation studies. The thesis is a research project which requires approximately six months of full-time work. It is completed during the fourth semester of the degree programme.

Business Analytics

Degree
Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration

Credits
120 ECTS credits

Duration
2 years

Language
English

Tuition Fees and Scholarships
EUR 10 000 Non-EU/EEA students
Scholarships available

Academic Unit
LUT School of Business and Management

Campus
Lappeenranta

Regular Admission
2 December 2019 − 22 January 2020

Rolling Admission
1 October 2019 − 31 May 2020

Business Analytics

Degree
Master of Science in Technology

Credits
120 ECTS credits

Duration
2 years

Language
English

Tuition Fees and Scholarships
EUR 10 000 Non-EU/EEA students
Scholarships available

Academic Unit
LUT School of Engineering Science

Campus
Lappeenranta

Regular Admission
2 December 2019 − 22 January 2020

Rolling Admission
1 October 2019 − 31 May 2020