Master of Science in Business Analytics

The MS Business Analytics is a 33 credit hours program. The breakdown of core and elective courses and total credit hours is given below. Advanced Research Methods course of 3 credit hours is compulsory for all students in the program.

Category or Area

Cr. Hrs.

  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Core Courses
  • Specialization / Elective Courses
  • Research Thesis
  • Total Credit Hours
Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Semester 4
  • Applied Multivariate Statistics (Core)
  • Descriptive Analytics and Data Visualization (Core)
  • Enterprise Business Intelligence (Core)
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Data Mining and Predictive Analytics (Core)
  • Applied Forecasting and Tirr›e Series Analysis
  • Elective -1
  • Data Mining and Predictive Analytics (Core)
  • Decision Models and Optimization Techniques (Core)
  • Elective —2
  • Partial Registration of Research Thesis
  • Research Thesis
  • Human Resource (HR) Analytics

  • Customer Analytics

  • Healthcare Analytics

  • Marketing Analytics

  • Marketing Customer Insights Development

  • Operations Analytics

  • Financial Analytics

  • Digital Media Analytics

  • Special Topics in Business Analytics

Core Courses

Six core courses have been proposed for this program. The rationale behind having these courses is the requirement of providing complete flavor of descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics to students to enable them to apply knowledge and skills gained to any business context and environment. Core courses cover major topics like applied multivariate statistics, business intelligence, predictive analytics, time series analysis, decision models and optimization techniques.

Elective Courses

The elective courses are related to topics like Human Resource (HR) Analytics, Customer Analytics, Marketing Analytics, Operations Analytics and Financial Analytics. Other elective courses will be added to the program.

Reasrch Thesis

This program requires students to undertake research thesis of 06 credit hours to be done over two semester period. Students will have to engage with an organization during the research phase in order to demonstrate successful application of knowledge gained during the coursework to real world business scenarios involving analytical decision making. The thesis will be done individually under supervision of a faculty member.

Eligibility Criteria

Merit Criteria
Terminal Degree Weightage (%)* 50
Test Weightage (%) 50