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16 months
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
London (Ontario, Canada)
September 2022
Application deadline: 2022-01-19T00:00:00.000

About this program

Business Analytics

You will develop the skills and capabilities needed to take today’s growing wealth of real-world data and translate it into actionable insights for business decision-making.

Insights that will generate new opportunities for growth and ready businesses for shifts in market dynamics. Build on your undergraduate degree experience and set yourself apart with Ivey’s direct-entry MSc in Business Analytics.

Admission requirements

  • An undergraduate degree in engineering, science, computer science, statistics, mathematics, or economics with emphasis on quantitative analysis is preferred but not required.
  • Strong course work in: Calculus, Linear Algebra, Statistics and Computer Science (with programming focus). 
  • Demonstrated readiness and enthusiasm to translate theoretical concepts and quantitative analysis into meaningful insights as demonstrated through your references, undergraduate experiences and admissions interview.
  • While a GMAT or GRE score is not required, it may be recommended to help strengthen your application.

English Language Proficiency

International applicants who did not complete post-secondary education at an English speaking institution will be required to demonstrate a strong level of English proficiency. This can be done through the successful completion of an English language proficiency test:

  • TOEFL (minimum internet-based score of 100)
  • IELTS General OR Academic (minimum total score of 7 with no individual score less than 6.5)
  • MELAB (minimum score of 85)
  • PTE (minimum score of 70)
  • CAEL (minimum overall score of 60 required with no part less than 60)
  • Duolingo (minimum 125)

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Core Courses

  • Business Statistics
  • Art of Modelling
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Simulation and Risk Analysis
  • Prescriptive Analytics and Optimization

Ivey Essentials

This course focuses on business essentials: Accounting, Finance, Leadership, Marketing, Operations and Strategy. Students will be introduced to Ivey’s high-engagement case-based learning methodology. The course is designed to aid students in understanding materials for their courses throughout the program.

Some of the key learning outcomes include:

  • Accounting: recording and using of financial business transactions to inform and support decision-making.
  • Finance: analyzing of financial problems corporations face including managing exchange risk, calculating the cost of capital, capital budgeting and taxation.
  • Leadership / Organizational Behavior: managing and participating effectively in teams by understanding the factors that lead to effective and ineffective team behavior.
  • Marketing: identifying and capitalizing on market opportunities.
  • Operations: identifying and understanding how effectively managing operations contributes to customer value.
  • Strategy: key concepts and tools in the context of competitive strategy; differences between corporate, competitive, and functional strategies.
  • Business Communications: develop an understanding about targeting your message and flexing your style to your audience.

Scholarships & funding

Scholarships are awarded to approximately 30% of the MSc cohort each year with an average value of $7,500 CAD. Award recipients will be notified along with their official MSc offer.

Richard Ivey MSc Excellence Awards 

Valued at up to $20,000, these awards are available to outstanding candidates pursuing the Ivey MSc in Management. All applicants are automatically considered for these awards. This evaluation is based on academic merit, leadership, past experience, international engagement and your score in our admissions interview.

Financial Need Awards 

Valued at up to $20,000, these awards are available to candidates who indicate a significant financial need in their online application. In order to be considered for these awards, students must complete the “Apply for Awards” section of the application. Only candidates who complete the scholarship section of the application will be considered for these awards. Not all applicants who request a Financial Need Award will receive funding.

Program delivery

This program is delivered in-person at the Ivey Business School in London, Ontario, Canada.


  • MSc - Domestic Students: $38,250.00
  • MSc - International Students: $72,000.00

Please visit the university website for more information about tuition fees.

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Ivey Business School Western University

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Abby J.
The MSc BA stream provides a great platform for students who don't have a strong technical background to learn and practice programming skills, while helping students develop a keen business sense.
Keenan H.
The program is the perfect blend of qualitative business education and quantitative data analysis skills taught through interesting and dynamic cases that aid in applying and solidifying teachings. Dynamic learning also extends outside the classroom through the highly diverse ethnic, professional, and educational backgrounds of the cohort which ...
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Ivey Business School - Western University

1255 Western Rd.
N6G 0N1 London Ontario

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