Loughborough or Leeds or Queen Mary Business Analytics Msc

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I’m an international student from India and I’ve received offers from Loughborough ,Leeds and Queen Mary for MSc in Business Analytics?
Which one is best ? Reputation and education wise .. also thinking of employment prospects after I graduate.


The London rankings rate Loughborough on top whereas the world ranking have Leeds leading than Loughborough. Very confused and would require some help and guidance
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Hello ,

I’m an international student from India and I’ve received offers from Loughborough ,Leeds and Queen Mary for MSc in Business Analytics?
Which one is best ? Reputation and education wise .. also thinking of job prospects after I graduate
Hello Kruthikamk :hello:

Congratulations on your offers and for receiving an offer to study MSc Business Analytics at Loughborough!

There's lots of factors to consider when it comes to making a university decision. Perhaps have a think and weigh up the importance of each to you and what it is you want from a university, to help narrow down your decision These factors could include...

Course - look carefully at the topics and modules you will study on the programme. Would you be happy studying all of them? A degree is a big commitment, so it's important that you will be happy studying the course for its entire duration. You might also consider the course's reputation and accreditation - our School of Business and Economics is triple-accredited and a top 10 UK business school (The Times and Sunday Times 2021). We're also top 100 in the world for Business Analytics (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020).

In terms of career opportunities, business analytics is a new and rapidly developing field, and individuals with analytics skills are in short supply. Graduates from our programme can expect to work as management consultants, business analysts, policy analysts, marketing researchers, operations researchers and data scientists.

Recent graduate destinations include:
  • Virgin Media, Analyst
  • PwC, Management Consultant
  • Enterprise, Management Trainee
  • Logica, Analyst
  • Marks & Spencer, Forecast Planner
  • Sportingbet, Digital Media Operations Executive

Student support - take a look at the support services available at the university to ensure they have everything you need to succeed during your studies and beyond. In terms of employability, Loughborough ranked 1st in the UK and in the top 20 globally for employer-student connections in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020, due to the relationships we have developed with all kinds of businesses from across the world. We also have a superb Careers Network team that can help you develop your skills, understand your strengths and explore your career options across a wide range of industries, both in the UK and internationally.

Our services and resources include:
  • one-to-one advice and drop-ins with professional careers consultants
  • workshops on career planning and job hunting
  • guidance and advice from employers and alumni
  • links to thousands of job vacancies and internships
  • specialist support and advice for international students
  • practice job interviews and assessment centres
  • access to information, career planning tools and further resources via our comprehensive website.

Furthermore, we have a long history of welcoming international students and currently have around 4,000 postgraduates studying with us from around 130 countries. Our International Office are a friendly, experienced and knowledgeable team who are there to help you throughout your time with us, from your initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.

We offer a wide range of support for our international students including:
  • a free coach service from Heathrow to our Loughborough campus for new international students at the start of the academic year
  • financial support
  • English language support
  • advice and support on immigration, visas and accommodation
  • health and wellbeing services
  • careers advice and guidance on finding employment during and after your studies.

Location - Would you prefer a city or a university market town like Loughborough? What are the transport links like if you want to travel? Loughborough is well-connected by road, rail and air, and offers everything you need as a student and more within easy reach, offering a friendly, close-knit community environment.



Campus - linked to location, what sort of campus would you prefer? At Loughborough, we have a stunning 440-acre single-site campus to call home, with everything you need as a student and more, including green open spaces, landscaped gardens, woodlands, academic buildings, accommodation, sports and leisure facilities, the Students' Union, and a variety of restaurants, shops, bars and cafes.



Accommodation - would you prefer to live on or off campus, and what options are there? At Loughborough, we have three self-catered halls of residence available for postgraduates, either on or a short walk from campus. There's also a wide range of private accommodation available too within easy reach of campus.

Student experience - what extra-curricular activities and opportunities are there for you to get involved with to meet new people and develop your skills? For example, we have lots of opportunities available with the Students' Union, LU Arts and Loughborough Sport.

I hope this helps! You'll find lots more information at our online prospectus, including reasons to study here and student stories. You can also find independent student reviews on StudentCrowd.

All the best!
-Dan
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