School of Academic/ Faculty

NUS Business Analytics Centre (BAC)

Course Highlight/ Description

Welcome to NUS Business Analytics Centre
The NUS Business Analytics Centre (BAC) was established in 2013, in collaboration with IBM, to develop the skills and knowledge of professionals in business analytics. In a 5-year partnership that ensued, with IBM contributing industrial knowledge and NUS offering academic expertise, BAC offered and hosted the NUS Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) programme. Based in Singapore, students both local and international, enrolled in this master's degree programme are trained to meet the growing demand of companies who are looking to improve their operations through business analytics.

NUS Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) students are well-equipped with the expertise to excel in the data analytics field and serve a variety of industries such as retail, finance, information technology, healthcare and supply chain. To date, 300 industrial analytics projects have been accomplished by NUS MSBA students, with the institution developing valuable partnerships with over 100 organisations.

NUS Master of Science in Business Analytics Programme (NUS MSBA)
The NUS MSBA offered by the NUS Business Analytics Centre (NUS BAC) is ranked Asia No. 1*. Aside, the two schools which supported and co-designed the programme’s curriculum, namely, NUS Business School and NUS Computing, are also first in each of their fields within Asia.

The NUS MSBA is a multi-disciplinary programme that facilitates experiential learning through a balance of intellectual academic rigor and hands-on applications. Upon completion of the NUS MSBA, the students would be able to understand, formulate and use relevant data science techniques and tools to resolve complex business analytics problems in various industries such as finance, retail, information technology, supply chain, healthcare etc. and graduate with a skill that is highly sought after locally and internationally.

Head over to the programme page to know more!



Course Duration

Full-time: 13 months; Part-time: 24 months

Entry Requirement

Bachelor's Degree (with Honours) preferably in Business, Economics, Computing, Mathematics, Engineering, Science or Statistics

Note: Candidates with academic qualifications other than the above may be considered on a case-by-case basis, subject to approval by the department

For holders of Bachelor’s Degrees without honours and Bachelor’s Degrees other than Business Analytics or related disciplines (see above), two years of relevant work experience

A strong foundation in Mathematics

International applicants:
Graduate Record Examinations (GRE), or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)
Graduates from NUS, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Management University and Singapore University of Technology and Design are exempted from the GRE/GMAT requirement.

Note: GRE scores are valid for five years from the test date and should not have expired at point of application. Expired scores will not be considered for the application.

Total Estimated Fee

Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Resident (SPRs): S$53,000.00 (excluding GST) / S$56,710.00 (including GST); International students: S$58,000.00 (excluding GST) / S$62,060.00 (including GST)

Campus Branches

Kent Ridge Campus