MSc Business Analytics: Operational Research and Risk Analysis / Careers

Year of entry: 2024

Career opportunities

There are many potential career roles for postgraduates with an understanding of analytical approaches in business and management - including job titles such as operational research analyst, systems analyst, risk analyst, financial analyst, performance analyst, business analyst, data analyst, marketing analyst, data scientist, business modeller, and operations, logistics, production, project, risk, quality, performance, or general manager.

Employers include general and specialist consultancies, the finance, retail and manufacturing sectors, government analytics units, defence and major 'solution providers' in IT systems, outsourcing and telecoms.

In many of these areas an MSc is generally accepted as highly desirable for developing an initial career in the field. In addition to preparing you for specialist professional work, the course is also a valuable preparation for further study and for research degrees.

Recent recruiters 

America Veintiuno, Aon, Bank of East Asia, BIP Consulting,  Dell, Deloitte, Google, Goldman Sachs, Hainan Airlines, HMR, HSBC, IBM, PwC, Bank of China, Royal Bank of Scotland, Saudi Aramco, Disney Analytics, Sky, Swiss Re, Infosys and Peak AI.

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