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Business Analytics (Industry), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Lancaster, United Kingdom
This degree provides you with a broad set of skills and knowledge that are needed to support modern organisations. You’ll begin to specialise after your first year, choosing from a wide range of modules designed to stretch and challenge you and equip you with the skills you need to start a successful career or to serve as a basis for further study.

About

In your first year, we build on the maths you did at school, introducing techniques and approaches that help organisations to plan and make better decisions. You will learn to think statistically and analyse data. You’ll learn how to make forecasts and how to use data to understand complex behaviour and be introduced to the operations and strategic business contexts in which these ideas can be applied. You will also take a ‘live’ module, working in small teams to deliver a project for a client in the Lancaster area.

You can choose to specialise at the end of the first year, selecting a main track from Business Analytics; Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management; Project Management; and Information Systems. You can also take modules from other tracks alongside modules in your main track to widen your knowledge and skill set.

The Business Analytics track provides you with the mathematical tools that develop practical, numerate and computer-based modelling skills.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Business Analytics
  • Preparation for Placement
  • Project Challenge
  • Statistics and Computing for Management
  • Introduction to Management Science / Operational Research
  • Introduction to Operations Management
  • Consultancy Skills
  • Spreadsheet Modelling for Management
  • Statistical Methods for Business
  • Work Based Learning

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    93

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  • Minimum required score:

    62

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General Requirements

  • A Level AAB
  • GCSE Mathematics grade B or 6, English Language grade C or 4
  • International Baccalaureate 35 points overall with 16 points from the best 3 Higher Level subjects
  • BTEC Distinction, Distinction, Distinction

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    18200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18200 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Lancaster

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Lancaster University has committed £1.8m in scholarships and bursaries* to help with your fees and living costs. Our financial support depends on your circumstances and how well you do in your A-levels (or equivalent academic qualifications) before starting study with us.

Lancaster University's priority is to support every student to make the most of their life and education. For students starting their study with us in 2013, over 600 each year will be entitled to bursaries and/or scholarships to help them with the cost of fees and/or living expenses. For UK students entering in 2013 we will have the following financial support available:

  • An Academic Scholarship of £2,000 for the first year of study to any student from the UK entering with A*, A*, A or equivalent academic qualifications
  • An Access Scholarship of £1,000 per year for all UK students from households with an income of less than £42,600 who achieve grades of A*, A, A or the equivalent academic qualifications
  • A Lancaster Bursary of £1,000 per annum for all students from England with a household income of more than £25,000 but less than £42,600
  • As part of the National Scholarship Programme, a £1,000 Bursary, a £1,000 Fee Waiver and a £1,000 Accommodation Discount in the first year of study, for students from England with a household income of less than £25,000. Plus a Lancaster Bursary of £1,000 in subsequent years.

*All of the financial awards above are subject to approval by the Office for Fair Access July 2012.

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