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

Course summary

The digital transformation of business is moving at a fast pace and graduates who can combine business management skills with an in-depth understanding of digital and data analysis are much sought after. This practice-led course will help you future-proof your career and thrive in a data-led world, applying theory to real-life applications and business situations from the start. You engage with live projects and real business issues, using a data-driven approach to problem solving. 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. Course Accreditation/Industry Endorsement

  • This course is accredited by the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA). Student membership opens up free webinars and CPD activities; an online resource and toolkit library; access to events; and global networking opportunities.
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, Vensim simulation and VR immersive experience.
  • Access to Sage, Refinitiv Workspace and the econometrics software STATA.
Your Student Experience
  • 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 learn from their experience and keep at the leading edge in your field. -Access virtual business-management simulation games that allow you to participate in running a business and experience collaborative working.
  • See business analytics in action with field trips to relevant 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

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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 .

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Thursday 17 August 08:00-20:00 Friday 18 August 08:00-20:00 Saturday 19 August 10.00–16.00 Sunday 20 August 10.00–16.00 Monday 21 August 09.00–17.00 Tuesday 22 August 09.00–17.00 Wednesday 23 August 09.00–17.00 Thursday 24 August 09.00–17.00 Friday 25 August 09.00–17.00 Open Day Bookings here: Apply Online here:

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