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Business Analytics (with placement year) BSc (Hons)

Loughborough University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

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.With the advent of ‘big data’ and rapidly increasing automation of jobs, analytics is used all around us. The World Economic Forum predicts that data analytics will be the main driver of what is called the fourth industrial revolution, impacting all sectors of the economy. The Loughborough BSc Business Analytics gives you a thorough understanding of the main opportunities and challenges brought by data driven, evidence-based decision making in various types of organisations and industries, and helps you understand how to integrate this knowledge with general business and management skills.Our BSc Business Analytics course will equip you with sought-after skills for a variety of career paths with critical levels of responsibility. At Loughborough we excel at teaching quantitative skills and decision sciences, thus we emphasise management science methods, data analysis and performance evaluation, forecasting and simulation, computer programming, and using databases for analytics. During your studies you will sharpen your skills in practical projects, presentations, and group work, equipping you with valuable transferable skills as well. The programme is designed to open up a range of highly rewarding career options in areas such as business development, consultancy, financial services, marketing and retail analytics, healthcare analytics, and even public services.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.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,000per year

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A level : AAB

◾Majority 7/6 (A/B) grades at GCSE◾Maths and English Language GCSE grade 6/B 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


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Loughborough University

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    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

Loughborough University's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK, near to airports, making it easier to explore more of Europe.
Loughborough's research community is made up of over 1,160 research students spanning 90 nationalities and over 860 members of staff supporting them.
Home to over 20,000 students and staff from more than 145 different countries. 1,070+ students are based at the London campus, over 80% are international.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 122 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    150 71%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86.0 86%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%



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