Intended learning outcomes

The Master's programmes in Business Analytics educate experts in analytics and decision-making with an understanding of the business landscape and needs of industrial companies and commercial and public organisations.

Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration

As a graduate with a Master's degree, you will be a competent business analytics professional who knows and can critically analyse the theories and methods in the field. After completing this programme, you will:

  • be able to choose suitable business analytics methods and use them in practice;
  • be able to draw logical conclusions and give recommendations in strategic decision-making situations based on output from decision support methods;
  • be competent in applied business research;
  • be able to systematically analyse discipline-related research problems;
  • be able to draw well justified conclusions and analytically discuss the implications of produced research results;
  • be able to produce an academic research report according to the principles for good scientific conduct;
  • have skills in responsible business skills and a profound understanding on the discipline-specific responsibility issues;
  • be able to critically evaluate consequences of business decisions from a responsibility perspective;
  • demonstrate teamwork competencies;
  • be an effective team member and capable of solving problems in teams;
  • have good collaboration and interpersonal communication skills.
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Master of Science in Technology

As a graduate from this programme, you will have a good understanding of various analytics and decision support methods, solid hands-on experience in using relevant software to solve real-world problems, and the competence to work in development and expert tasks.

You will be able to work in an international environment and to act in a sustainable and an ethical way. You also have what it takes to develop and enhance your own competencies further.

After completing this programme, you will be able to:

  • use business analytics methods and software in practice;
  • apply data-analysis and machine learning methods in solving industrial and business problems;
  • model industrial and business processes and perform simulation analyses to study and to enhance them;
  • draw logical conclusions and give recommendations in strategic decision-making situations based on output from decision support methods;
  • interpret analysis results and present them visually;
  • renew business architecture with components from digital analytics;
  • plan and manage development and projects based on business analytics;
  • apply new scientific knowledge and methods to develop your competence further;
  • evaluate and interpret analytics related projects and their compatibility in problem solving;
  • spar your working community related to analytics based on knowledge of analytical methods.

Business Analytics

Degree
Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration

Credits
120 ECTS credits

Duration
2 years

Start date
August 2020

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
at 15:00 (UTC+2)

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

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