Online BSc Data Science and Business Analytics

Awarded by the University of London | Academic Direction from the London School of Economics and Political Science

The University of London, one of the world’s foremost providers of accessible education, now offers an online BSc Data Science and Business Analytics degree.

With academic direction from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) – ranked #2 on QS World University Rankings’ Social Sciences and Management list¹ – this online undergraduate programme positions you for careers or further study in data science, analytics and other growing fields.

Build Critical, In-Demand Skills

As data becomes more influential across industries and sectors - not just tech - employers are searching for professionals who can leverage that data in safe, effective and transformative ways.


Increase in demand for data professionals (2013-18)²


Increase in average salary for data scientists and advanced analysts (2013-2018)³

The BSc Data Science and Business Analytics programme equips you with essential skills in mathematics, statistics and economics, and prepares you to: Analyse data and draw actionable insights for informed decision-making, leverage mathematical and statistical models to tackle real-world problems; and navigate the intersection of business, management and data.

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Beyond London: Keep Working While You Study

This online BSc programme, which can be completed in as few as three years, enables you to earn an internationally recognised degree and gain in-demand skills without relocating.

Attend live, online sessions offered at a variety of times

Complete self-paced coursework via mobile, desktop or tablet

Receive holistic, personalised support from admissions through to your graduation

Access purpose-designed resources developed by LSE academics

Globally Respected Universities

The University of London has a rich history of distance learning that enables students to earn a globally recognised degree from anywhere in the world. Online taught degrees are yet another way the University of London, an international leader in higher education, is pioneering change and increasing access to education. These degrees allow learners to study in a way that complements their lifestyle while building a diverse community.

The London School of Economics and Political Science, a world-leading social science institute, takes an intelligent and interdisciplinary approach to learning and guides students in developing a holistic understanding of the “causes of things”.

LSE provides the academic direction for this degree, which means students engage with high-quality academic content and insights from expert LSE faculty. Through studying this degree, students will be connected to LSE from wherever they are in the world. They will also develop essential analytical and critical thinking skills that prepare them for career growth in a dynamic and digital workplace.

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¹ Social Sciences and Management. (2019). QS World University Rankings. Retrieved 17 December 2019 from
² Dynamics of data science skills. (2019). The Royal Society. Retrieved 17 December 2019 from Note: demand for workers in any given year varies, and is not indicative of future demand in the data science/engineering sectors.
³ Dynamics of data science skills. (2019). The Royal Society. Retrieved 17 December 2019 from