Business Management with Business Analytics (with Foundation Year) at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS

Course summary

One of seven Business Management pathway options, this course merges business management with digital expertise, preparing graduates for data-driven careers. You gain a thorough training in data analysis, decision-making and real-world application from day one, exploring business management areas such as marketing and management as well as programming for data analysis; soft system analysis; and data modelling. Foundation Year In the Foundation year you will study three days per week. The focus will be on academic writing skills and numeracy, plus subject-specific content to fully prepare you for entry to an Undergraduate degree. It provides a balance between content related to your chosen subject and the range of wider skills required for undergraduate study. This is an integrated four-year degree, with the foundation year as a key part of the course. You will be required to pass the foundation year in order to progress to the first year of your degree. This course is ideal for those who do not meet our standard entry requirements or those with a non-standard educational background. It will allow you to graduate with a full undergraduate degree in your chosen subject in four years. Facilities and Specialist Equipment

  • New, state-of-the-art business analytics suite to support data analytics, 'big-data', data mining, digital marketing, SEO and other management skills.
  • Harvard Business Publishing - international learning resources providing advanced business simulations in areas such as sustainability and digital processes.
  • Our Reuters trading room, reacting to live ‘stock-market’ data.
  • Software includes Microsoft Power BI and Vensim simulation.
  • Access to Sage, Refinitiv Workspace and the econometrics software STATA.
Your Student Experience
  • Become adept at facilitating data-driven solutions for today's market, developing skills that give you the edge in the fast-paced digital transformation of business.
  • Benefit from a course that gives you the flexibility to change pathway option at the end of your first year.
  • Learn from research-driven academics actively involved in consultancy work.
  • Take up opportunities for consultancy experience during the second year of the degree, assisting businesses – from start-ups to established corporations - to solve problems, up-skill and innovate.
  • Benefit from masterclasses from industry experts so you benefit from their experience and keep at the leading edge in your field.
  • Benefit from field trips to see business management and analytics in action at companies such as John Lewis, Volvo, PW Gates Logistics, Luton Recycling and RAJA Packaging.

Assessment method

Assessment takes a variety of forms, including essays and reports, portfolios, individual and group presentations (individually assessed), research proposals and exams.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants with other qualifications will be considered. If you would like to check that your qualifications will be accepted please contact the university.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

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Business Management with Business Analytics (with Foundation Year) at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS