Course Overview

This Master's degree course offers extensive training in Business Analytics technology and methods, providing the opportunity to upgrade existing skills to state-of-the-art expertise in areas such as Web Mining, Business Intelligence, Big Data and Data Science, NoSQL databases, Business Modelling techniques. A strong research focus will equip students to either move on to PhD programmes or industry-based research positions or becoming industry consultants in Business Analytics project.

Next Intake

May, 2020


2 Years


  • Awarded By

    Robert Gordon University UK

  • Recognized By

    University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka

  • Accredited By

    BCS UK

Associated Careers

Architect Data Warehousing
Analytics Business Analyst
Business Analytics Engineer
Business Analytics Systems Administrator
Data Analyst
Data Scientist
Report Architect
Report Designer
Senior Data Warehousing Engineer
Business Intelligence Manager
Technology Solutions Architect Business Intelligence
Technical Leader Business Intelligence Technology
Data Warehousing Consultant
Data Miner
Business Intelligence Technical Specialist
Data Warehousing Business Analyst
Data Warehousing ETL Expert
Data Warehouse Architect
Data Warehousing Developer

Entry Requirement

The normal minimum entry requirements are an Honours Degree (2nd class or better) in a discipline with significant IT, Computing, Mathematics or Statistics content. In general, all potential applicants are subjected to an interview to discuss the level of qualification offered and the experience gained in an industrial background.

These are the standard requirements for the MSc course. However, students without the standard requirements may be accepted for the programme on a case by case basis. They are advised to contact the registrar’s office for alternate entry paths. IIT will always refer to Computer Science and Digital Media (CSDM) of Robert Gordon University (RGU), Scotland, UK when considering applicants who do not meet the stipulated criteria. Applicants may still be considered in situations where they possess a degree in addition to significant industrial experience. These applicants will also be subjected to an interview.

Course Modules


1. Postgraduate Certificate (PgC) Business Analytics

– Awarded on successful completion of four modules

2. Postgraduate Diploma (PgD) Business Analytics- Awarded on successful completion of eight modules

3. Master of Science (MSc) Business Analytics

– Awarded on successful completion of eight modules with the MSc Project

Teaching and Assessment

Each module is delivered in form of lectures and tutorials, with special emphasis on practicals. Assessments are 100% coursework based.

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