Aston University, Birmingham

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Analytics

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Course summary

Course summary Business Analytics is one of the fastest growing disciplines in business today. Our data-rich society demands effective solutions to inform everything from strategic business decisions to policy making. Our data-rich society demands effective solutions, from strategic business decisions to ensure a company’s survival, through to approaches to government policy using data sets on public health. Business Analytics at Aston offers a unique mix of general business studies in the first year, followed by more specialised business analytics tools and techniques as you progress your degree, and real-world examples of how these apply to a breadth of settings. You’ll study how analytical and computing tools can be applied in a business setting to provide fresh insight and tackle complex problems. You will experience a balanced approach of teaching, hands-on practice and training in the relevant tools as you develop the skills to inform and influence decision-making when it matters most. All of this will help you prepare for your professional career as well as identify particular areas of interest. Business analytics graduates are in high demand and are employed in a variety of settings including banks, consultancies, government departments, charitable and not-for-profit organisations. Roles our graduates have gone on to secure include: Management Analyst, Consultant, Data Analyst, Business Intelligence Analyst, Market Research Analyst and Data Scientist. Organisations our graduates have gone on to work for include: the Cabinet Office, E-ON, The Royal Bank of Scotland and Ford Motor Company. Key benefits • As part of your degree you’ll undertake a professional placement, gaining valuable practical experience in the field of your chosen subject area. • Learn and become an expert in one of the fastest growing disciplines in business studies, filling a current gap in the graduate market. • This course focuses on the strong link that exists between business and analytics, enabling you to effectively combine the two during your studies. • This course is delivered by the triple-accredited Aston Business School – one of just 1% of business schools in the world to hold AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accreditation. • Aston University was recognised as the Guardian’s University of the Year in 2020. Course details Modules For more information on this course and a full list of modules, visit the course page: https://www.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/business-analytics-bsc/september-2022 Assessment method For more information on the methods of assessment on this course, visit the course page: https://www.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/business-analytics-bsc/september-2022

Course details

Modules

The First Year studied on all Aston Business School undergraduate degree programmes is designed to give students a broad knowledge of business and management. Many employers seek graduates with good 'all round' knowledge of a range of business functions. The broad range of subjects studied ensures that our graduates are some of the most employable in the country, whilst also allowing a transfer between certain programmes.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
NG12
Institution code:
A80
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

All applications are considered on an individual basis and the whole application is reviewed which includes previous and predicted qualifications, experience, reference and your motivation to study the course. Aston University welcomes applications from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. If your qualifications are not listed here and you wish to check whether they meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the university.


Unistats information

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75%
Student satisfaction
72%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
87%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £17750 Year 1

Additional fee information

For Sandwich courses the placement fee is £1250 for Home/UK students and £2,550 for International students. * Please note that the tuition fees stated are for 2023 entry. 2024 tuition fees are presently unavailable and will be published on this website at the earliest opportunity. **The latest information relating to EU students and tuition fees for 2023 can be found on the UCAS website at: https://www.ucas.com/finance/finance-international-and-eu-students. ***The United Kingdom government has confirmed that European Union (EU), other European Economic Area (EEA) and Swiss nationals commencing academic courses in England from August 2021 will no longer be eligible for home fee status. ^^Tuition fees for students are reviewed annually and may increase in subsequent years in line with inflation linked to the Retail Price Index (RPI) to take account of the University’s increased costs of delivering the Programme. Any such increase shall always be in accordance with the law.
Business Analytics at Aston University, Birmingham - UCAS