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Business Analytics with Placement (BSc)

Bachelor of Science
Length of course
4 years, starts September 2020
Course type
UCAS course code

About this course

This accredited 4-year degree will give you specialist skills to help organisations understand their customers and use data to make effective business decisions. You'll get a solid education in business, plus hands-on experience by spending a year on a work placement.

You'll develop the mathematical skills needed to gain insights from a range of data sources, including the internet and social media.

With this course you can:

  • spend your third year on an approved industry placement in a business organisation

  • gain experience of industry-standard analytics software, including the most commonly used SAS (Statistical Analysis System) package

  • explore possible career paths by studying interdisciplinary modules, including languages and web design

  • learn the fundamentals of programming

  • put your knowledge into practice by working on a project to address a real-world industry issue

  • benefit from the expertise of our research-focused academics, as well as input from industry

You'll graduate with a degree accredited by:

  • CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants)

  • AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)

The course is very flexible because you can choose some of the modules you'll study. For example, you can deepen your accounting and finance knowledge or study relevant business and management topics.

You can download the course details, including modules, in the programme specificationPDF opens in a new window (PDF, 270.15 KB).

Location and awarding body

The course location is Highfield campus in Southampton. The awarding body is University of Southampton.