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MSc in Business Analytics

National University of Singapore
13-24 months
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Singapore (City)
August 2023
Application deadline: Jan 2023

About this program

MSc in Business Analytics

The National University of Singapore (NUS) Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) is a graduate degree programme offered by the NUS Business Analytics Centre (BAC). It is designed and taught by award-winning academics from NUS Business School and NUS Computing.

The MSBA aims to equip professionals with business analytics skills that will meet the growing demands of companies looking to improve their operations through data analytics.

Offered in Singapore for local and overseas students as a full-time (13-month) or part-time (two-year) programme, the MSBA is designed to facilitate experiential learning through a balance of intellectual academic rigour and hands-on applications.

Students in the programme will gain the competencies needed to excel in the data analytics field across various industries such as finance, retail, information technology, supply chain, and healthcare.

The MSBA programme boasts strong connection to industry partners in the business data analytics field across various sectors. Students and graduates of the programme can interact with and learn from the leaders in this community to enhance their career prospects and competencies in the business analytics field.

Upon completion of the programme, NUS MSBA graduates will be able to use relevant data-driven techniques and tools to understand and resolve complex business analytics problems, a skill highly sought after across different industries and environments, both locally and internationally.

Admission requirements


Bachelor's Degree (with Honours) preferably in Business, Economics, Computing, Mathematics, Engineering, Science or Statistics.


For holders of Bachelor’s Degrees without honours and Bachelor’s Degrees other than Business Analytics or related disciplines (see above), two years of relevant work experience

A strong foundation in Mathematics.

International applicants:

  • Graduate Record Examinations (GRE), or
  • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

Graduates from NUS, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Management University and Singapore University of Technology and Design are exempted from the GRE/GMAT requirement.

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

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Program content

Core/Essential Modules

Students will complete five essential modules to build a cross-disciplinary foundation for Business Analytics and engage in rigorous study beyond the assumed disciplinary borders. This covers the interface between computer science, statistics, and other professional disciplines in the NUS Education framework. Students who know first-year undergraduate mathematics, specifically calculus and linear algebra and programming knowledge would have an advantage.

  • Analytics in Managerial Economics
  • Data Management and Warehousing
  • Operations Research and Analytics
  • Foundation in Business Analytics
  • Advanced Analytics and Machine Learning
  • Capstone Project

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available, Please check the university website for more information.


Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Resident (SPRs):

  • S$53,000.00 (excluding GST)
  • S$56,710.00 (including GST)

International students:

  • S$58,000.00 (excluding GST)
  • S$62,060.00 (including GST)

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National University of Singapore

The National University of Singapore (NUS), ranked 1st in Asia and 11th worldwide (QS Global World Ranking 2022) is Singapore’s flagship university. NUS offers a global approach to education, research, and entrepreneurship, with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise....

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National University of Singapore

21 Lower Kent Ridge Rd
119077 Singapore (City)

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