Diploma in Business Analytics

This program is designed to meet a growing need for graduates with a sound education in business and the specialist skills to help organisations understand their customers, forecast future demand and use big data to make effective decisions. You’ll learn to use industry-standard analytics software and develop the mathematical skills required to gain insights from a range of data sources, including the internet and social media data. Your learning will be informed by the expertise of our research-focused academics, while input from industry ensures the course content meets today’s business needs.

After the successful completion of the IoA Diploma in Business Analytics; the students can progress to the IoA Professional Diploma in Business Intelligence & Analytics with Exemptions (Module 01-06).

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Program Structure

  • Module DBA01 Business Mathematics & Statistics

  • Module DBA02 Business Accounting & Finance

  • Module DBA03 Business Analytics

  • Module DBA04 Business Forecasting

  • Module DBA05 Business Simulation

  • Module DBA06 Business Analytics Programming

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Exam & Exemptions

The student can achieve the Affiliate Membership status after the Completion of the Diploma through IoA Examinations. The Institute grant exemptions to the students pursuing Recognized Degree Program (as per the IoA Accreditation Scheme) towards the Diploma in Business Analytics where the Students are eligible for Graduate Membership or Associate Membership after the completion of the Undergraduate or Postgraduates Degrees respectively.

In order to get the Diploma Qualification; the student (Minimum Eligibility is “A” Level Equivalent) has to attend Institute Examinations by paying the relevant exam fees applicable at an approved exam centre. The Graduates (Business/Accounting/ Finance/Computer Science/Mathematics/Statistics..etc) may get exemptions for the Modules 01 & 02 based on their Under Graduation; However Module 03-06 are compulsory for achieving the Diploma Qualification.

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Career Opportunities

Learn how to help organisations make sense of data – a skill that is in growing demand across a wide range of sectors. This business analytics qualification is one of the few of its kind, offering you an additional career advantage.

There is currently a shortage of graduates with sound business analytics skills, putting you in a good position to find a job when you graduate. Your skills will be valuable within any organisation that collects and uses large amounts of data, in roles such as risk analyst, data analyst and data scientist. You could choose to become a business analyst within a consultancy firm or government agency, or work in fields such as manufacturing, healthcare or defence.


Initial Registration GBP 90 (One Time)
Subscription (Student Member) GBP 80/Annum
Re - Registration GBP 150
Exam Fees GBP 75/Module
Exemption Fees GBP 60/Module
Subscription (Affiliate Member) GBP 120/Annum
Subscription (Graduate Member) GBP 90/Annum
Subscription (Associate Member) GBP 100/Annum