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
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.
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|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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