Master of Science (MSc) in Business Analytics

In the years to come, digitization will have an enormous impact on the development of companies and on society as a whole.

Business Analytics

Study Programme

Be part of the creation of a new digital Denmark. Apply for a Master’s in Business Analytics. There is a need for highly qualified professionals with a broad spectrum of engineering skills. Engineers capable of combining technical skills with an understanding of how data can be used to create value for companies and society.

A Master’s in Business Analytics prepares you to work with advanced methods from data science and optimization to solving critical business challenges. You will not only be able to work and manipulate data but, most importantly, you will learn how to transform data to actionable decisions that meet value creation goals.

Marianne Knudsen, Head of Digital Commercial Offerings, Grundfos, “When you find yourself on the borderline between IT and business, it is extremely important to be able to incorporate money-making logic”.

Study programme focus

The programme is based on four core competences in the areas of: statistics, computer science, operational analysis (optimization), and management (business).

During the course of study, you will work with quantitative methods, such as descriptive statistics, forecasting, clustering, simulation, and optimization as well as qualitative methods for analysing, managing, and implementing data-driven projects in business and society.

The MSc is a two-year graduate programme with a workload of 120 ECTS credit points.

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Combine work with studies

This study programme is also available as an Industry study programme where you can combine work and study over a 4-year period. Special rules apply.

Industry MSc Eng programmes


MSc Eng graduates from Business Analytics will likely find jobs in banks, large production and service companies, in the transport industry, or in research institutions. Examples of such companies in Denmark are: Danske Bank, Novo Nordisk, Movia, Grundfos, DSB, Hermes Traffic Intelligence, Leo Pharma, and Copenhagen Optimization.

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