MSc Management with Data Analytics

Is this for you?

This programme is aimed at ambitious individuals who want to develop management knowledge and skills with a solid understanding of data science concepts and techniques. You will explore how senior leaders across industry use data and information to manage and lead organisations. You will explore the current and future challenges that firms in various sectors face while providing critical recommendations on how to improve organisations through the use of data and information.

What will you learn?

  • The knowledge, understanding and skills relevant for pursuing a management career within a globally data driven environment
  • A broad, critical and integrated study of management for students with non-management degrees
  • How to systematically and creatively inform management practice through the development of advanced knowledge and understanding
  • How to use the appropriate data tools and techniques which will benefit an organisation
  • An improvement in independence, self-direction and self-development
  • An understanding of how these skills are applied at a more strategic level, transforming data into knowledge and insight that drives decisions
  • How to present insights in a way that resonates with senior stakeholders, enabling organisations to deliver real improvement and change


Intake: January, March, May, September

Application Deadline: 25 February 2022

Commencement Date: March 2022

Length of Programme: (Full-Time) 12 months / (Full-Time with Professional Development Planning) 18 months

Mode of Study: Face-to-face in London



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Our Legal Practice Course (LPC) develops the legal skills and knowledge needed for a successful law career.

60 leading law firms exclusively send their trainee solicitors to study the LPC with us and we are the preferred choice for over 150 organisations. We work with firms across the law profession to develop the best possible education for future solicitors, enhancing your employability through dedicated support and placement opportunities. So you can be confident that our LPC will help you launch a successful legal career.

Preparing you for practice

The BPP University PGDL is designed to help you make a smooth transition from being a non-law graduate into a career in law. We don't just give you an excellent qualification, we give you an insight into life in practice, so you enter the next stage of your training more informed, more prepared and more effective, and able to demonstrate a higher competency when applying for training contracts and pupillages.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Law is awarded by BPP University and is recognised as completion of the academic stage by the SRA and BSB.

When you have passed your PGDL, you can proceed to our LPC, the next step to becoming a solicitor. Or you can apply for our BTC, the next step to becoming a barrister. 

How the programme is taught

We assume you have no prior knowledge of law when you start your PGDL, so you get a full induction programme and a high level of support from day one. This includes outstanding learning materials and online resources. All study materials are included in the fee. All resources have online equivalents.

You'll be taught by our experienced legal professionals and academics with time split evenly between interactive live workshops as well as regular consolidation sessions and a wealth of online resources. For full details view our Locations tab.

What you will experience in the classroom

BPP University's ethos is learning by doing. Classes are designed with an interactive focus, based on discussions, debates and resolving practical case studies. You will learn the academic knowledge, but as importantly you will learn how it's applied in practice, with a logical approach, presenting your arguments persuasively and in a structured manner.

You will study up to 21 hours a week consisting of live and online lectures and classes dependent on location and start date. Tutorials are taught in groups of around 18 students, giving you a high level of student/tutor contact time.

All our students also have a Personal Tutor and access to a Student Advisor, should you need any guidance or additional support outside of class time.

Independent research essay options

We offer a wide range of titles, and will always consider individual topics suggested by students. Current options include intellectual property, succession, company law, family law, housing law, medical law and public international law.

Study Options

Personalise your PGDL timetable

BPP gives you more control over the way you study with face-to-face, online distance learning, or a combination of both available. Classes are offered morning, afternoon, evening and weekends. Face-to-face PGDL classes are taught on two set days per week during the core teaching term, at the following centres, Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge and Liverpool.

You can start in January or September. For full-time study, both options take nine months. Or if you choose part-time and start in January, you'll finish in 18 months – ready to start the LPC or BTC in September. If you start part-time in September the programme takes two academic years.

Optional modules

With the BPP PGDL, you're given access to an unrivalled range of additional modules, designed to get you ahead and give you the edge in interviews. Highlights include:

  • Company law module
  • Further specialist law modules – start specialising early in areas such as Intellectual Property or Public International Law, so you can demonstrate more expertise than other graduates.
  • Professional Skills modules developed with leading city firms – Featuring areas like legal writing and legal research
  • Mandarin Chinese – Gain an insight into the language used in one of the world's most important markets with free Mandarin Chinese lessons (London only).

Specialist careers advice

From the moment you accept your place until you secure your first legal position, you can use our careers service. With our one-to-one support, we aim to give you the edge when it comes to getting a training contract or pupillage. You'll have everything from access to our vacancies database to advice on filling out application forms, intensive interview coaching, employer research and networking opportunities with top firms.

Part-time PGDL

Our part-time programme is designed to fit around your other commitments such as work and family. BPP offers a variety of part-time modes:

  • Evenings: taught between 6.00pm and 9.00pm. Each module is taught by a one-hour tutorial per week. All our lectures are recorded and made available to students online for flexibility of study
  • Weekends: one Saturday every fortnight, consisting of tutorials. Lectures delivered online
  • Day: taught on one half-day per week from 9am - 1.30pm in year 1 and from 9am - 2.40pm in year 2. Lectures are delivered online
  • Distance learning: weekly online lectures and tutorials with optional face-to-face tuition.


Term 1

  • Personal Effectiveness (15 credits)
  • Leading Through Digital Disruption (15 credits)
  • Global Strategy and Sustainability (30 credits)

Term 2

  • Customer Experience Strategy (15 credits)
  • Data Driven Decisions for Business (15 credits)
  • Emerging Technology (15 credits)
  • Programming for Data Analysts (15 credits)

Term 3

  • Big Data and Cloud (15 credits)
  • Applied Modelling and Visualisation (15 credits)
  • Business Project (30 credits)

Professional Development (18-month programme)

  • How to start/run your own business short course
  • Range of opportunities* to include:
  • Paid work placement
  • Volunteering
  • Employer provided projects
  • Virtual opportunities
  • A simulation or project via the Virtual Practice Environment

Professional Development Planning (PDP)

The Professional Development Planning (PDP) programme runs alongside the 18-month MSc Management with Data Analytics to enhance employability in future leadership professionals.

It is structured around workshops, coaching sessions and additional learning that will help to establish a professional career, with access to work placement opportunities. You will develop crucial employability skills and benefit from the following:

  • Preparation for post-study work visa opportunities
  • Access to skills days, masterclasses and speaker events
  • Mentoring and careers advice towards securing employment, including intensive preparation for interview opportunities if you meet the criteria
  • Opportunities for voluntary work, placements and internships**

As part of the programme, our Professional & Academic Skills for Success (PASS) module includes career profiling and a skills assessment. This non-credit bearing module will help you adjust to University study, while helping us to provide the right support during the course from the beginning.

You will benefit from a structured approach to professional development, enabling you to gain the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to sustain a career in your chosen field.

**Please note, if you fall behind with your studies and cannot progress on your Master’s programme, you will not be eligible for the placement interview process. The Placements team works with an extensive range of employers to find work placement opportunities for our students. Placements may vary in length and may be paid or unpaid


Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 Honours degree in a related subject (e.g. STEM) from a UK or recognised international university


A minimum of a 2:1 Honours degree in a non-related subject from a UK or recognised international university


Applicants with less than the required level of academic qualification may be considered if they have significant work experience and/or a relevant professional qualification in the field of data analytics


English entry requirements

To study at BPP, it is important that you are able to communicate and engage in English effectively in an academic setting.

We accept the followings for fulfilling the admissions English requirement onto the programme:

  • IELTS of 6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in no more than 2 components or;
  • Provide statement from university confirming instruction of teaching is in English;
  • Undertake our internal English Test.


How to apply

Please complete this application form and email with the following:

  • Copy of valid passport
  • Bachelor Degree certificate / Transcript
  • Personal statement (an article of at least 250 words detailing why you wish to study this programme and your future career path)
  • Other academic or professional qualifications (if any)
  • CV / Resume (if any)
  • Reference Letters (if any)
  • IETLS test result / University statement confirming instruction of teaching is in English



March 2022

  • London (Full-Time): £11,000
  • London (Full-Time with Professional Development Planning): £14,000

A deposit of £350 will need to be paid within 48 hours of accepting your offer, in order to secure your place.

Additional charges

In addition to your programme fees, there may be additional charges associated with your studies, which include:

  • Resit fees for assessments £75
  • Resit fees to repeat a 15-credit module £400
  • Resit fees to repeat a 20-credit module £530
  • Resit fees to repeat a 30-credit module £800


We offer a number of scholarships and bursaries to high achievers and to those who might not have the finances to go to university, but have the ability, commitment and dedication.

Funding options

A postgraduate student loan of up to £11,570 is available to eligible Master's courses. You can apply online at or for more information please click here.

For those who need it, BPP University’s Student Services support team can provide funding advice and assistance. This includes information on other options open to you, such as bursaries and grants from professional bodies, charities, employers and other institutions who give financial support. For instance, funding may be available through scholarships, interest-free payment plans, the Student Loans Company or Future Finance student loans**.

For more information please visit our student finance section.

Alumni discount

10% discount is available on this programme to students who have successfully completed an undergraduate degree with BPP University.***

** Further details of eligibility requirements, interest rates and other key terms of the Future Finance loan are available by visiting the Future Finance website. BPP University Limited acts as a credit broker and is not a lender for this arrangement.

*** Terms and Conditions apply (link to






12 months, full-time

18 months, full-time with Professional Development Planning (PDP)

24 months, part-time

Start dates

September, January and May

Qualification achieved

Master of Science in Management with Data Analytics awarded by BPP University


Face-to-face in London or Online. All study modes are supported with online materials and webinars.

Progression upon completion

You will have a Master’s degree which complements your professional qualification and provides an edge ahead of your peers.

How BPP will support you

  • Our programmes are developed in collaboration with corporate clients and informed by our market insight and research
  • Learn from expert tutors with practical experience in their specialist fields and a passion to share knowledge to maximise your career potential
  • Access to a Programme Support Officer who can guide you through each stage of your learning journey
  • Benefit from BPP’s new learning environment, The Hub, which provides 24/7 access to all your learning materials and resources
  • Support from our dedicated Careers team during and after your course to get you career-ready

Learning materials

All required learning materials are provided online as part of the course fee. This reflects modern working practices and minimise our environmental impact. Print on demand versions are available for students with specific learning needs.

Students also have access to Open Source Software and other tools to support the technology skills

Contact hours

Full-time students will typically receive 8 contact hours per week, and will need to devote at least 30 hours a week to study.

Assessments and examinations

The programme features a variety of assessments including coursework and presentations.

Coursework is in the form of essays, reports or case studies, while group or individual presentations may be required to assess other competencies.

BPP University offers flexibility in how these assessments are undertaken, and the programmes will utilise online tools where available to deliver assessments. On occasion, some assessments may require attendance at a physical location.

Full details on BPP University's feedback policy on examinations and assessment can be found in the Manual of Policies and Procedures here.

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