Data Science &
Business Analytics

Learn Data science and business analytics through a hands-on curriculum & graduate with a degree from the University of London while studying in India.

Top 5 Recognised teaching centre

LSE ranked 5th EMFSS

LSE ranked 4th in Accounting and Finance

Program Highlights

Program Highlights

bsc hons economics

Get an LSE Education: Study an LSE curriculum at the Economics programme that will help you build a strong foundation

GMAT & GRE Exemption: Get a waiver for GMAT & GRE when applying for Masters’ in USA & UK

A Holistic Curriculum: Develop an in-depth understanding of microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, applied mathematics, finance

Transfer to LSE: Top students get a chance to transfer to LSE in their second year

Pick Industry Electives: Get the choice to pursue industry-relevant electives like machine learning & business analytics

Interactive Learning: Study in an interactive classroom where you’re assessed through quizzes, hackathons & project presentations

Teaching Plan

Teaching Plan

The academic session for this programme will start with two weeks of Foundation Courses in Applied Mathematics, Logic and Statistics.

Introduction to Economics

Mathematical Methods

Business and Management in a Global Context

A Statistics 1 (Half Course)

B. Statistics 2 (Half Course)

Information Systems Management

Business Analytics: Applied Modelling & Prediction

Elements of Econometrics

Elective- from Courses being offered

Statistical Methods for Market Research

Machine Learning

Advanced Statistics: Distribution Theory & Statistical Inference

Mathematics for economists

Machine learning

Business Analytics: Applied Modelling & Prediction

Your Path Forward

Your Path Forward

Postgraduate Destinations

With a well-rounded degree, you will have an edge over the others when applying for Masters’, internationally. You can pursue courses in the following domains:

Job Roles

The business & management programme at ISBF equips you with real-world skills that you can apply to the following career paths:

Admission Process


Complete the Online Application

Submit the application along with the required documents


Take the iMet

Take the ISBF entrane test (iMet) that assesses Your quantitative, comprehension & logical reasoning skill.


Personal Interview

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for the personal interview at the ISBf campus


To pursue this programme, you must have studied Mathematics up to Class XII. There is no other stream or subject-related eligibility criterion. Having studied Economics previously is not necessary.
Tip: Choose this programme if you like Mathematics and enjoy solving complex problems.

Is this
programme right for me?

Talk to ISBF’s admissions’ team to understand if you are a good fit for this programme.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

While ISBF offers a degree from the University of London, which is not under UGC's jurisdiction, we provide an alternative degree from the School of Open Learning at Delhi University for those who prioritize UGC recognition. This degree is automatically conferred unless a student opts out. As the LSE courses cover all necessary academic requirements, there is no additional burden on the students. Our dedicated faculty supports students through their exams, enabling them to earn dual degrees from both the University of London and the School of Open Learning.

The educational prowess of The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and the University of London (UOL) is recognized equivalently by prestigious Indian universities including Delhi, Calcutta, and Punjab. ISBF graduates have successfully cleared challenging postgraduate entrance exams and completed esteemed Master’s and MBA programs at institutions like IIM Shillong, IIM Rohtak, ISB, DSE, XLRI, and MSE, leveraging their robust educational foundation.

ISBF boasts a diverse array of clubs and societies including MUN clubs, dance societies, entrepreneurial clubs, and even a billiards club. These activities encourage students to become well-rounded individuals by balancing club participation with their academic responsibilities. Clubs like the entrepreneurship and internship clubs provide a pathway to both academic and co-curricular excellence, preparing students for future challenges.

All ISBF students are registered as University of London students, joining a vast international student body and gaining access to UOL’s extensive learning resources, including its comprehensive Online Library. They receive a globally recognized University of London degree/diploma at the annual London convocation and enjoy lifelong UOL alumni benefits.

For BSc Hons in Economics, Economics and Finance, and Data Science & Business Analytics, students must have studied mathematics up to Class 12. For BSc Hons in Economics & Management, Accounting & Finance, and Business & Management, mathematics up to Class 10 is required.

Since 2009, ISBF has been an Affiliate Centre of UOL, with all academic directives for the programmes provided by The London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE).

Prospective students must complete the online application form, pass the ISBF entrance test, and succeed in a personal interview.

Candidates who have achieved a composite SAT score of 1280 or more, CUET with at least a 90th percentile, or IP MAT with at least 85% are exempt from the iMET test.

Yes, ISBF offers a variety of scholarships based on merit, financial need, special provisions for women, and extracurricular achievements, offering up to 50% off on tuition fees.

At ISBF, we believe that excellence in any field enhances potential in all areas. Admissions are offered under the ECA/CCA/Sports Category for LSE undergraduate programs, recognizing and fostering talent across a wide range of activities. Students with valid certifications in their chosen category are exempt from the entrance test and are directly shortlisted for the personal interview.