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Computing (Data Analyst) with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Bolton

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    G301

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    128th

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  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

The Harvard Business Review has called the data scientist ‘the sexiest job of the 21st century’*. Our BSc (Hons) Computing (Data Analyst) with foundation year course offers a route into this exciting career, along with global opportunities in a huge range of sectors. Data analysts provide up-to-date, accurate and relevant data analysis for organisations, making recommendations to improve business performance. Throughout this course, we’ll guide you as you develop technical knowledge and applied skills with a range of data structures, software development procedures and analytical tools.The foundation year is the first year of this degree, offering an excellent grounding in the fundamentals of computing, programming and mathematics. It’s designed to prepare you for degree level study.After the foundation year, our expert and dedicated team will cover managing, cleansing, abstracting and aggregating data, a wide range of standard and custom analytical studies, as well as data visualisation techniques. We’ll support you as you learn how to provide insight and analysis through clear visual, written and verbal communication. The department’s strong links with business mean you’ll have the chance to work on ‘live briefs’ in your coursework assignments, so you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy real-world context and application for the skills and knowledge we’ll help you develop.With intentionally small class sizes, we can offer you meaningful and personalised interaction with our dedicated and enthusiastic lecturers – many of whom are active researchers and come with extensive industry insights and experience. Meanwhile, guest speakers and lecturers give you access to highly relevant and up-to-date input from industry settings.All of this is backed by our well-equipped IT suites, where you’ll get to apply and develop your learning individually and in groups, with expert guidance and support.* https://hbr.org/2012/10/data-scientist-the-sexiest-job-of-the-21st-century visited on 26/03/2019

Entry Requirements

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Grades / Points

48

Details

Your Level 3 subjects must include a technology related subject; for instance, A-level Mathematics or BTEC Extended Diploma in Computing.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

128th

About this University

The University of Bolton is in the heart of one of the largest towns in the UK – Bolton – a thriving and friendly place with a big heart. Travel connections to cities such as Liverpool and Leeds are excellent, and Manchester is just a 20-minute train journey away. The Lake District, West Pennine Moors and Yorkshire Dales are all within easy reach, and the bright lights of Blackpool are just an hour away. Students here have plenty of options for both work and play!

Address

University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester

Deane Road

Bolton

BL3 5AB

UNITED KINGDOM