Business Management (Business Analytics) BSc (Hons) - 2022/3

Awarding body

University of Surrey

Teaching institute

University of Surrey

Framework

FHEQ Level 6

Final award and programme/pathway title

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Business Analytics)

Subsidiary award(s)

Award Title
Ord Business Management (Business Analytics)
DipHE Business Management (Business Analytics)
CertHE Business Management

Modes of study

Route code Credits and ECTS Credits
Full-time UKA10080 360 credits and 180 ECTS credits
Full-time with PTY UKA10080 480 credits and 240 ECTS credits

JACs code

100078, 100404, 10099

QAA Subject benchmark statement (if applicable)

Other internal and / or external reference points

N/A

Faculty and Department / School

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences - Surrey Business School

Programme Leader

ELDABI Tillal (SBS)

Date of production/revision of spec

22/10/2021

Educational aims of the programme

  • To develop business analytics professionals with a sound theoretical understanding of organisational activities and the complexities that arise in the management of these as a consequence of the interrelationships that exist between them.
  • To develop competence in a range of business analytics skills supported by a range of soft skills necessary to enable professionals to make an effective and immediate contribution to the performance of an organisation in a range of functional areas
  • To develop the necessary skills required to appropriately frame and ask relevant questions regarding data to relevant stakeholders
  • To develop and understanding of how data analytics can be incorporated into the decision-making process to drive change in a non-technical way
  • To develop skills in using specialist vendor-based and open-source software, which is used widely in the business world and is considered one of the world┬┐s leading industry standard data analytics software
  • To provide a supportive environment in which students are encouraged to become effective problem solvers, capable of applying logical, critical and creative thinking to a range of business analytics related problems
  • To provide students with the skills and competences to enhance their employability and which will open opportunities for meaningful employment when they graduate

Programme learning outcomes

Attributes Developed Awards Ref.
Recognise the contexts in which Business Analytics operate and how it relates to other business departments (e.g. accounting and finance, marketing, and the management of human resources) KPT DipHE
Develop numeracy, organisational, management and communication skills. They will also develop their capacity to work in a team and to work independently and to self-manage their learning KCPT DipHE
Show critical understanding, apply, and evaluate principles and concepts related to Business Analytics to support making informed decisions across a range of national and international business and organisational sectors KCT DipHE
Show critical understanding and ability to evaluate a range of methods and techniques for capturing and managing big data to contribute to organisational sustainability KCP DipHE
Review their on-going professional and career development, have an identified plan to maintain and improve their knowledge and skills through group work, academic writing and oral presentations CPT DipHE, Ord
Appraise and apply advanced specialist knowledge in management and business analytics in a range of applied business contexts and the relevant decision-making processes KCPT DipHE, Ord
Critically evaluate and then apply appropriate theories, models, techniques and tools relevant to Business Analytics in a range of organisational situations CPT DipHE, Ord, BSc (Hons)
Critically evaluate and debate theory and practice, related to Business Analytics and present a coherent set of recommendations based on an evaluation of the arguments, assumptions and concepts KCP DipHE, Ord, BSc (Hons)
Critically evaluate and debate theory and practice in written and oral presentations using a variety of current methods to solve unfamiliar problems KCT DipHE, Ord, BSc (Hons)

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Programme structure

Full-time

This Bachelor's Degree (Honours) programme is studied full-time over three academic years, consisting of 360 credits (120 credits at FHEQ levels 4, 5 and 6). All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Bachelor's Degree (Ordinary) (300 credits)
- Diploma of Higher Education (240 credits)
- Certificate of Higher Education (120 credits)

Full-time with PTY

This Bachelor's Degree (Honours) programme is studied full-time over four academic years, consisting of 480 credits (120 credits at FHEQ levels 4, 5, 6 and the optional professional training year). All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Bachelor's Degree (Ordinary) (300 credits)
- Diploma of Higher Education (240 credits)
- Certificate of Higher Education (120 credits)

Programme Adjustments (if applicable)

N/A

Modules

Professional Training Year (PTY) -

Module Selection for Professional Training Year (PTY) -

NA

Opportunities for placements / work related learning / collaborative activity

Associate Tutor(s) / Guest Speakers / Visiting Academics N
Professional Training Year (PTY) N
Placement(s) (study or work that are not part of PTY) N
Clinical Placement(s) (that are not part of the PTY scheme) N
ERASMUS Study (that is not taken during Level P) N
Study exchange(s) (that are not part of the ERASMUS scheme) N
Dual degree N

Quality assurance

The Regulations and Codes of Practice for taught programmes can be found at:

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/quality-enhancement-standards

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2022/3 academic year.