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Business Analytics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #121 (WUR) Maastricht, Netherlands
Do you consider yourself tech-savvy, analytical, and are you excited about learning how to turn data into business opportunities and efficient business solutions? Then the new Business Analytics programme at Maastricht University is right for you!
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The Business Analytics programme at Maastricht University is multidisciplinary. It combines various subjects such as data science (mathematics, statistics, computer science, artificial intelligence) with business and economics research (finance, accounting, marketing, information management, operations, micro- and macroeconomics, policy design). 

You will acquire a solid knowledge of different business domains together with data analytical skills to tackle problems in business contexts.

Career prospects

Business analytics and Business intelligence are rapidly growing employment sectors as companies increasingly demand experts in data analysis.

After the bachelor’s programme in Business Analytics at UM, you will be qualified and prepared for a variety of career trajectories. In fact, some of the jobs in this fast-growing field don’t even exist yet! Possible positions include:
  • Business Analyst
  • Manager of a business intelligence unit
  • Financial specialist and economist
  • Business expert and management consultant
  • Business and administrative service manager
  • Software and application developer
  • Database and network specialist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting Technology
  • Forecasting and Machine Learning
  • Responsible Data Use
  • Programming
  • Python and Web Design
  • Database Management 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Belgian diplomas: ASO with mathematics at least 4 hours per week in the final 2 years. KSO, TSO, or BSO (BSO only if you followed the seventh year) will be evaluated individually.
  • German diplomas: Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife; or an equivalent pre-university high-school diploma with Grundkurs Mathematics
  • ‘’International Baccalaureate’’ from Geneva: Mathematics HL, Further Mathematics HL
  • European Baccalaureate: Mathematics at least 3 hours per week in the final year + exam
  • British A-level, (I)GCE’s and/or AICE: Mathematics GCE A level
  • Other countries: A pre-university high school diploma equivalent to the Dutch vwo diploma with a sufficient amount of higher level mathematics education.

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2168 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Maastricht

  • 700 - 1170 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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