The Master of Science (MSc) in Analytics programme is an interdisciplinary post-graduate programme suitable for professionals seeking to leverage business analytics in their respective fields, as well as recent college graduates pursuing a career in the data science industry.

Analytics is the science of finding patterns in data to aid decision making. It is an interdisciplinary field rooted in applied mathematics, with a wide range of applications in business, finance, and industry. Modern businesses are turning toward increasingly sophisticated analytic methods to offer improved shopping suggestions to consumers, target previously-neglected markets, and improve the efficiency of their internal logistical processes and workflows.

The MSc in Analytics programme provides the skills and knowledge for applying cutting-edge data science techniques to business challenges in the modern economy.

Programme Structure

The MSc in Analytics programme is an intensive one-year full-time or two-year part-time programme by coursework, taught in three semesters. Upon completion of study, students are awarded a Master of Science (MSc) in Analytics degree.

The programme consists of a total of 30 Academic Units (AU), with 24 AU stemming from core courses and 6 AU from elective courses:

  • 11 Core Subjects
  • 8 Elective Modules to Choose From
  • 1 Analytics Practicum Module (Internship)
  • Ad-hoc Seminars on Analytics Software Tools
  • Ad-hoc Seminars from Industry Professionals

The curriculum strongly emphasizes the application of analytics on real-world data, and includes one practicum core module of 6 AU.

Admission Requirements

Up to 40 students are admitted into the programme each year. The admission criteria are as follows:

  1. A good Bachelor’s Degree in a quantitative discipline (mathematics, statistics, engineering, computer science etc.) is preferred.
  2. A good TOEFL score (iBT = 92 or more, PBT = 580 or more, CBT = 235 or more) or IELTS score (6.5 or more), for graduates of universities in which English is not the medium of instruction.
  3. A good GMAT score of 650 or GRE score of 315 is required (Graduates from autonomous universities in Singapore are exempted)​.​
Dates & Fees

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Contact Details

School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
21 Nanyang Link
Singapore 637371

Tel: +65 6513 8459