BSc Business Analytics (N100)
A-level standard offer: AAA
A-level contextual offer: ABB
See entry requirements for full details and eligibility.
This course is for students who aspire to a career in business analytics across sectors such as technology, logistics, retail, finance, banking, insurance and healthcare. Potential roles may include Business Analyst, Consultant or Product Manager.
This programme is about how organisations can make better decisions with data. This includes how organisations currently use data and how they could use data in the future to make decisions that better align with business and societal needs.
Students will learn data analysis techniques, such as descriptive, prescriptive, and predictive analytics, social media analytics, optimisation and forecasting. Students will be taught how to apply these techniques to real-life problems with industry case studies and guest lectures from across various sectors.
This new programme has been created in collaboration with IBM and LV = General Insurance and is informed by the latest research in Business Analytics. 88% of our Business and Management research is rated as world leading or internationally excellent (REF 2021), reflecting its impact in shaping policy and practice. Bristol is a vibrant, ambitious and entrepreneurial city and home to SETSquared, the world's top university business incubator (UBI Global 2019).
Our graduates will be equipped to become experts in the field of Business Analytics, with strong employment prospects in the fast-growing data economy. Watch our video to find out more.
Full details about the course structure and units for this course can be viewed in the programme catalogue.Go to programme catalogue
We accept a wide variety of qualifications and welcome applications from students of all backgrounds. Below is a guide to the typical offers for this course.
A-level standard offer
AAA including Mathematics, or A*AB including A in Mathematics
A-level contextual offer
ABB including MathematicsFind out if you are eligible for a contextual offer
DDD in any Applied General BTEC National Level 3 Extended Diploma, AND A in Maths at A-level (or equivalent)Find out more about our BTEC entry requirements
International Baccalaureate Diploma
36 points overall with 18 at Higher Level, including Mathematics with either 6 at Higher Level (either Analysis and Approaches or Applications and Interpretations) or 7 at Standard Level (Analysis and Approaches)
International Baccalaureate Diploma contextual offer
32 points overall with 16 at Higher Level, including Mathematics with either 5 at Higher Level (either Analysis and Approaches or Applications and Interpretations) or 7 at Standard Level (Analysis and Approaches)Find out if you are eligible for a contextual offer
85% overall with 8.5 in Mathematics
Scottish Qualifications Authority
Advanced Higher: AA including Mathematics, and Standard Higher: AAAAB
Access to HE Diploma
Access to HE Diploma in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, Psychology, Law or History (or similar titles). The 45 graded Level 3 credits must include:
at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 at Merit or above; and
at least 15 credits from Mathematics units, of which at least 12 (including algebra, calculus and trigonometry) must be at Distinction.
Or Access to HE Diploma in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, Psychology, Law or History (or similar titles), with the 45 graded Level 3 credits including at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 at Merit or above PLUS A in A-level Mathematics.
Requirements are as for A-levels, where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.
Requirements for principal subjects are as for A-level, where D1/ D2 is A*, D3 is A, M1/ M2 is B, and M3 is C.
The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students, and we accept a wide range of qualifications for undergraduate and postgraduate study.Search international qualifications
Applicants must also meet these requirements
GCSE profile requirements
No specific subjects required.
Further information about GCSE requirements and profile levels.
English language requirements
If English is not your first language, you need to have one of the following:
- IELTS 6.5 overall with 7.0 in reading and listening,and no score below 6.0
- GCSE English Language grade C or 4
- An alternative English Language Profile G qualification
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels
More about UK qualifications.
- We only use your information in UCAS to assess your application. There are no other selection criteria or processes.
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