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Course Level:Undergraduate
Next Start Date: October 2024
Duration: 4 Years
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Attendance: Full-time

About the course

The digital transformation of business is gaining momentum at a fast pace and graduates who can bring together business management skills with an in-depth understanding of digital and data analysis are much sought after. This practice-led course equips you to follow an exciting career in data-driven business environments.

Our BSc Business Analytics degree provides a thorough grounding in digital and data-analysis skills and decision-making, applying theory to real-life applications and business situations from the start. It equips you to develop as a data-driven solutions architect, able to facilitate the digital transformation of business and thrive in a data-led world.

The course covers marketing and management principles; principles of data analysis using programming; soft approaches to analyse complex systems; data modelling and analytics.

This course is in the process of receiving accreditation by British Computer Society (BCS) www.bcs.org. On successfully completing the course, you receive its credential for Chartered IT Professional. BSC is recognised as a professional, statutory and regulatory body for the accreditation of technology degrees in the UK.

Why choose this course?
  • ƹƵ core data analytics and complex system areas coupled with business management, giving you a skill set much in demand nationally and internationally
  • Work with high-tech data analytics platforms and technologies in our new, state-of-the-art business analytics suite
  • Learn from subject area ƹƵ using innovative teaching and learning approaches
  • Engage with live projects and real business issues, using a data-driven approach to problem-solving across a range of regional small/medium enterprises
  • Benefit from research-informed teaching delivered by a faculty recognised for its top-level research in business and finance (REF 2022)
  • ƹƵ at a Business School with partners across the world, giving you to the cross-cultural perspectives you need to work in the global market
  • Gain valuable insights from industry ƹƵ through masterclasses and talks at the ƹƵ

Entry Requirements

We will consider you as an individual and take into account all elements of your application, not just your qualifications. We are looking for breadth and depth in your current studies and enthusiasm for the subject you wish to study.

UCAS Tariff Points

  • At least 104 points which should include three A levels at C or above
  • At least 104 points with Merit Merit Merit in BTEC Extended Diploma or Distinction* Distinction* in the BTEC Diploma or Distinction Merit Merit in a BTEC Extended Diploma
  • A completed Access to Higher Education Diploma
  • Equivalent qualifications such as Irish Leaving Certificate, OCR Nationals, International Baccalaureate and CACHE Level 3 awards.

You can work out how many UCAS points your qualifications are worth with the

Contact the Admissions Team for additional guidance on whether the qualifications you currently hold or are taking would be suitable for entry.

T: +44 (0)1582 743500
E: admission@beds.ac.uk

The ƹƵ of ƹƵ warmly welcomes students from all over the world.

To ensure a smooth application process, we have dedicated pages with detailed information about country-specific requirements. You can find information on our generic entry requirements too, if your county is not listed.

International Foundation Year

For those who do not have a qualification that allows for direct entry to an undergraduate degree, we offer our own International Foundation Year program to enhance your English language and study skills and help you bridge any knowledge gaps before starting your degree. The program is taught on our campus by ƹƵ of ƹƵ staff and offers pathways into nearly all of our undergraduate degrees.

English Language

The English Language requirement for this course is 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in any subtest) in IELTS, or an equivalent SELT. Have a look at our webpage for a list of English language qualifications we accept. If you do not have the required level of English for your chosen degree, we offer pre-sessional courses to enhance your language skills before commencing your studies.

We are committed to supporting you every step of the way, so please do not hesitate to reach out to our international admissions team for further assistance. We look forward to welcoming you to our vibrant academic community.

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Entry Requirements


We will consider you as an individual and take into account all elements of your application, not just your qualifications. We are looking for breadth and depth in your current studies and enthusiasm for the subject you wish to study.

UCAS Tariff Points

  • At least 104 points which should include three A levels at C or above
  • At least 104 points with Merit Merit Merit in BTEC Extended Diploma or Distinction* Distinction* in the BTEC Diploma or Distinction Merit Merit in a BTEC Extended Diploma
  • A completed Access to Higher Education Diploma
  • Equivalent qualifications such as Irish Leaving Certificate, OCR Nationals, International Baccalaureate and CACHE Level 3 awards.

You can work out how many UCAS points your qualifications are worth with the

Contact the Admissions Team for additional guidance on whether the qualifications you currently hold or are taking would be suitable for entry.

T: +44 (0)1582 743500
E: admission@beds.ac.uk


The ƹƵ of ƹƵ warmly welcomes students from all over the world.

To ensure a smooth application process, we have dedicated pages with detailed information about country-specific requirements. You can find information on our generic entry requirements too, if your county is not listed.

International Foundation Year

For those who do not have a qualification that allows for direct entry to an undergraduate degree, we offer our own International Foundation Year program to enhance your English language and study skills and help you bridge any knowledge gaps before starting your degree. The program is taught on our campus by ƹƵ of ƹƵ staff and offers pathways into nearly all of our undergraduate degrees.

English Language

The English Language requirement for this course is 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in any subtest) in IELTS, or an equivalent SELT. Have a look at our webpage for a list of English language qualifications we accept. If you do not have the required level of English for your chosen degree, we offer pre-sessional courses to enhance your language skills before commencing your studies.

We are committed to supporting you every step of the way, so please do not hesitate to reach out to our international admissions team for further assistance. We look forward to welcoming you to our vibrant academic community.

How will this course improve my career prospects?

On this course, you develop specific skills and knowledge in the area of data analytics and business management that allow you, upon graduation, to follow a career as a data consultant able to offer business solutions using data-driven, evidence-based analysis. The course will help you prepare for opportunities to become data analysis specialist in the area of marketing, finance and operations across a wider range of service sectors.

You also develop the skills required for lifelong learning, meaning you are well prepared to keep up with the ever-evolving field of business data analysis and ensure your future employability.

Fees and Funding

The full-time standard undergraduate tuition fee for the Academic Year 2024/25 is £9,250 per year. You can apply for a loan from the Government to help pay for your tuition fees. You can also apply for a maintenance loan from the Government to help cover your living costs. See

Merit Scholarship

We offer a Merit Scholarship to UK students, worth £2,400* over three academic years, which is awarded to those who can demonstrate a high level of academic achievement, through scoring 120 UCAS tariff points or more.

ƹƵ Bursary

If you aren’t eligible for the Merit Scholarship, this Bursary is there to help UK students with aspects of ƹƵliving such as course costs. The Bursary will give you £1,000* over three academic years, or £1,300* if you are taking your course over four academic years (including those with a Foundation Year).

Full terms and conditions

Alternatively if you have any questions around fees and funding please email admission@beds.ac.uk

The full-time standard undergraduate tuition fee for the academic year 2024/25 is £15,500 per year.

There are range of Scholarships available to help support you through your studies with us.

A full list of scholarships can be found here.

Alternatively if you have any questions around fees and funding, please email admission@beds.ac.uk

Fees and Funding


The full-time standard undergraduate tuition fee for the Academic Year 2024/25 is £9,250 per year. You can apply for a loan from the Government to help pay for your tuition fees. You can also apply for a maintenance loan from the Government to help cover your living costs. See

Merit Scholarship

We offer a Merit Scholarship to UK students, worth £2,400* over three academic years, which is awarded to those who can demonstrate a high level of academic achievement, through scoring 120 UCAS tariff points or more.

ƹƵ Bursary

If you aren’t eligible for the Merit Scholarship, this Bursary is there to help UK students with aspects of ƹƵliving such as course costs. The Bursary will give you £1,000* over three academic years, or £1,300* if you are taking your course over four academic years (including those with a Foundation Year).

Full terms and conditions

Alternatively if you have any questions around fees and funding please email admission@beds.ac.uk


The full-time standard undergraduate tuition fee for the academic year 2024/25 is £15,500 per year.

There are range of Scholarships available to help support you through your studies with us.

A full list of scholarships can be found here.

Alternatively if you have any questions around fees and funding, please email admission@beds.ac.uk

Extra Costs

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How to Apply

Application for most full-time undergraduate and foundation courses is via the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).

We expect to receive UCAS applications between 1 September and 15 January for courses starting in the following academic year, but may consider applications received after this date should places be available.

Please contact admission@beds.ac.uk for further details.

All UK schools and colleges are registered with UCAS to manage their students' applications. Advice on how to submit your UCAS application is available from your school or college.

If you are not at school or college (including mature students) you should apply independently via

EU students applying for a full-time undergraduate degree at the ƹƵ of ƹƵ should apply via

International students applying for a full-time undergraduate degree at the ƹƵ of ƹƵ should apply direct or via our representatives in your home country

You can also

Find out more about how to apply as an International student

How to Apply


Application for most full-time undergraduate and foundation courses is via the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).

We expect to receive UCAS applications between 1 September and 15 January for courses starting in the following academic year, but may consider applications received after this date should places be available.

Please contact admission@beds.ac.uk for further details.

All UK schools and colleges are registered with UCAS to manage their students' applications. Advice on how to submit your UCAS application is available from your school or college.

If you are not at school or college (including mature students) you should apply independently via


EU students applying for a full-time undergraduate degree at the ƹƵ of ƹƵ should apply via


International students applying for a full-time undergraduate degree at the ƹƵ of ƹƵ should apply direct or via our representatives in your home country

You can also

Find out more about how to apply as an International student