Degree: Business Analytics (LaDBA_EM)
Period: 2020-2021

Learning outcomes:

MSc Programme in Business Analytics educates experts in analytics and decision-making with an understanding of the business landscape and needs for the service of industrial companies, commercial, and public organizations.

The graduates from the MSc Programme in Business Analytics have a good understanding of various analytics and decision-support methods, solid hands-on experience of using relevant software to solve real world problems, and the competence to work in development and expert tasks. They have the ability and the will to work in an international environment, and to act in a sustainable and an ethical way. They also have what it takes to develop and enhance their own competencies further.

After completing the degree, the graduate can:

  • 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
  • make logical conclusions and 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 their competence further
  • evaluate and interpret analytics related projects and their compatibility in problem solving
  • spar working community related to analytics, based on analytical methods related knowledge.



  • Degree Master of Science in Technology (M.Sc. Tech.), (Diplomi-insinööri in Finnish)
  • Higher university degree, gives eligibility to apply for scientific doctoral studies
  • Extent 120 ECTS credits
  • Duration two years, full-time studies of 60 ECTS per academic year.

Degree Structure

The Master's degree (120 ECTS) consists of core studies, advanced specialisation studies and possible elective studies. The Master's Thesis and Seminar is included in the advanced specialisation studies.

If a student is relieved of some core studies courses in the bases of the previous studies, he/she shall choose elective studies enough to attain a min. of 120 ECTS in the M.Sc. degree.

Studies in other universities/from abroad or a max. of 10 ECTS of internship may be included upon application, too.

Core studies35,00
Advanced specialisation studies85,00
Elective studies0,00