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MSc Data Analytics and Operations Management

Modern businesses have access to more data than ever. People armed with the skills to handle that data - and who can use it to make informed business decisions - add real value to their workplace. This online Master’s level course delivered 100% online will help you to develop the skills and knowledge you need to manage day-to-day activities, with a focus on quality management, risk management and supply chain management, whilst adding value to strategic business insights through data analysis. You will develop an understanding of how to approach data and ask the right questions, how to analyse it, and then communicate the findings to others in an accessible way throughout your organisation.


  • Data Design
  • Data Handling and Decision Making
  • Data Visualisation and Interpretation
  • Ops and Supply Chain Management
  • Risk Management and Innovation
  • Quality Management
  • Research Project 

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must normally have:

  • A UK honours degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent.

For students whose prior learning was not taught in English:

  • IELTS 6.5 or equivalent

Please be aware that this course will require you to handle numbers. We recommend that you have a minimum of GCSE standard maths to succeed. Please speak to our admissions team for more information.

If you don’t have academic qualifications

We are more than happy to consider, and positively encourage, an application from you if have substantial suitable work experience (typically 5 years senior level experience) and can show us that you have the motivation to study the programme. We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We may also want references and evidence of relevant experiences.

MSc Data Analytics and Operations Management

Distance Learning

Published on 1 Jun 2020