Professional Diploma in Business Intelligence & Analytics

This program addresses the need to propel information-gathering and data organisation, and exploit potential information and knowledge hidden in routinely collected data to improve decision-making. You will also gain a greater understanding of the impact technological advances have on nature and practices adopted within the business intelligence and analytics practices, and know how to adapt these changes. 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.

IoA Diploma in Business Analytics holders can pursue this Qualification from Module 07.

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Program Structure

  • Module PBA01 Business Mathematics & Statistics

  • Module PBA02 Business Accounting & Finance

  • Module PBA03 Business Analytics

  • Module PBA04 Business Forecasting

  • Module PBA05 Business Simulation

  • Module PBA06 Business Analytics Programming

  • Module PBA07 Data Management & Visualization

  • Module PBA08 Machine Learning & Predictive Analytics

  • Module PBA09 Analytics Specializations & Applications

  • Module PBA10 Big Data Business Projects

  • Module PBA11 Advanced Operations Analysis

  • Module PBA12 Advanced Business Analytics Programming

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Exam & Exemptions

The student can achieve the Affiliate Membership status after the Completion of the Professional Diploma through IoA Examinations. The Institute grant exemptions to the students pursuing Recognized Degree Program (as per the IoA Accreditation Scheme) towards the Professional Diploma 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 Professional 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 - 04 based on their Under Graduation or Post Graduation; However Module 05-12 are compulsory for achieving the Professional Diploma Qualification.

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Career Opportunities

You will gain valuable skills for a career within Data Science in particular but also those relevant for a much wider range of applications such as information analysis or decision support systems.

Data scientist roles are some of the fastest growing in the IT sector. Data scientists are in high demand in attractive fields and industries including government agencies, high technology companies, market research organisations and consultancy firms.

A Qualification in Data Science is also highly relevant to many other potential career paths across the IT sector, with a data science background providing a distinct advantage in securing employment as a machine learning developer, data modeller or security analyst, for example.


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