Birmingham City University provides a 13-29 month (full-time or part-time) MSc postgraduate programme of study  in Business Intelligence. This course is offered in the Faculty of Technology, Engineering & the Environment. Rated as an up-and-coming program in the Guardian University Guide and moving up 41 places in the ranks, the Business Intelligence programme of study at Birmingham City University surpasses other universities in the Midlands  such as Conventry, Keele, and Aston.

Additionally, this graduate programme of study boasts a 93% student satisfaction rate. The university staff and professors have structured this programme of study to give you, the prospective student, the chance to learn rich information concerning the field of Business intelligence from the perspective of computing. Students interested in focusing on the field of business intelligence from a strong computing lens by learning to use software in use by current international business giants such as SAS, IBM, Oracle, and Microsoft may be interested in apply for this programme. Additionally, specialist level mathematic skills are not a prerequisite qualification to enter this programme of study. For those who have an interest in computing and business and are interested in fine tuning their professional and career goals in a new developing field, this programme may be the right choice.


Modules in this course of study include:

  • Professional Skills and Research Methods (15 Credits)
  • Data Analysis (15 Credits)
  • Databases for Enterprise (15 Credits)
  • Business Intelligence (15 Credits)
  • Technology Entrepreneurship (15 Credits)
  • Data Mining (Credits)
  • Advanced Databases (15 Credits)
  • Applied Advanced Statistics (15 Credits)
  • and your Master’s project (60 Credits)


Entry Requirements

 Entry into this programme normally requires a Second Class Honors degree of a degree of equal value in a relevant area related to Business intelligence. Nevertheless, this programme’s faculty and staff will review your application for candidacy if you do not have those qualification but can prove that you have the education, skills, or experiences, to surpass expectations and do well in the programme, and move on to graduation.


Course Fees

Home and EU students – £6900 / 13 months
International students –  £14,200 /13 months


Contact Information

School of Computing, Telecommunications and Networks
Faculty of Technology, Engineering and the Environment
Birmingham City University
Millennium Point
Curzon Street
B4 7XG

Tel: +44 (0)121 331 5400


To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)

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