Degree structure and studies

The Master's programme in Business Analytics is a two-year study programme. It leads to the degree of Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration, M. Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.), which is 120 ECTS credits.

The programme includes core and specialisation studies in business analytics and minor studies in practical business and industry analytics.

Core studies (19 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 and data bases in business analytics.

Specialisation studies (77 ECTS credits) include courses on topics such as business analysis basics, systems dynamic modelling and simulation analysis, logistics and scheduling analysis, fuzzy data analysis, fuzzy sets and fuzzy logic, financial econometrics and advanced decision-making methods.

Minor studies (24 ECTS credits) include practical business and industry analytics with modern BA tools and their practical application to real-world business problems with real-world data. Courses on topics such as big data in business and industry, machine learning, intelligent systems in business analysis, data mining, marketing analysis, data visualisation and pattern recognition.

The Master's thesis and seminar, 30 ECTS credits, is 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 (MBAN)

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
December 2019−January 2020

Rolling Admission
1 October 2019−31 May 2020