Business Analytics (with placement year) BSc (Hons)

Loughborough University

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Course Summary

Our BSc (Hons) Business Analytics course addresses the growing demand for skilled graduates who can use ‘big data’ to help businesses make better-informed decisions and manage both information and digital innovations to maximise performance.BSc Business Analytics gives you a thorough understanding of the main issues and challenges faced by managers and business organisations.Business Analytics is a major growth area in the commercial world. This course will open career prospects for a variety of highly-skilled jobs with critical levels of responsibility, including; business analysis, consultancy, financial services, marketing analysis, health analytics and information management.The first two years will give you a broad introduction to the main management disciplines, plus more specialist subjects specifically designed for this course.Following your professional placement or study abroad year, the final year equips you with advanced skills in business analytics, as well as allowing you to choose from a broad range of optional business modules to suit your career aspirations.Skills for employability is a key part of the Loughborough experience and can really boost your job prospects and this degree has two modules specifically built in to help you develop your study and employability skills. There are also specific modules in entrepreneurship to help those with aspirations to start or develop their own businesses.

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  • A level
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • Extended Project
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5

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The majority of our offers will be at AAB (excluding General Studies, Critical Thinking, Communication and Culture and Citizenship Studies) - No subject specific requirements- Majority A/B (7/6) grades at GCSE- Maths and English Language GCSE grade ‘B’ (6) or aboveHowever, we may make some offers at ABB where students exhibit a strong overall profile and fulfil the following requirements: - Studying 3 A levels from our preferred list of subjects- Majority of As / A*s (7-9) at GCSE- Maths and English Language GCSE grade ‘B’ (6) or aboveWe may ask applicants to achieve specific grades in certain subjects.While no specific A Level (or equivalent) subjects are required, we strongly prefer combinations drawn from traditional (academic) subjects to demonstrate a range of numerical, analytical and discursive abilities. These A Levels include: Ancient History, Biology, Business Studies, Classical Civilisation, Chemistry, Economics, English Language/Literature, Geography, Government and Politics, History, Languages (non-native), Law, Maths/Further Maths, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology and Statistics.

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£9,250 per year

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About this University

Loughborough University is based on a fantastic 440-acre single-site campus at the heart of the UK. All undergraduate courses offer the option to include a year in industry as part of the degree. The student experience is renowned, with endless opportunities to get involved in at Loughborough Students' Union.


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