Business Management with Business Analytics BSc (Hons) - 2025/6

Awarding body

University of Surrey

Teaching institute

University of Surrey

Framework

FHEQ Level 6

Final award and programme/pathway title

BSc (Hons) Business Management with Business Analytics

Subsidiary award(s)

Award Title
Ord Business Management with Business Analytics
DipHE Business Management with Business Analytics
CertHE Business Management with Business Analytics

Professional recognition

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Modes of study

Route code Credits and ECTS Credits
Full-time UKA10049 360 credits and 180 ECTS credits
Full-time with PTY UKA10049 480 credits and 240 ECTS credits

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

GIRALEAS Dimitris (SBS)

Date of production/revision of spec

21/06/2024

Educational aims of the programme

  • Students will develop a wide range of interpersonal, team, leadership, and professional skills, which are relevant to their discipline and career ambitions.
  • Students will have the skills and attitudes which enable them to participate actively in society and professional life, within a digital, connected world.
  • The programme aims to develops individuals who apply critical thinking skills and creativity to recognize and approach complex problems, and make reasoned, ethical decisions.
  • The programme aims to explore concepts, ideas and issues that have local and global significance. In so doing, students will acquire in-depth knowledge and develop understanding across a broad and balanced range of disciplines, cultures, and business contexts.
  • To develop an understanding of how data analytics can be incorporated into the decision-making process to drive change in a non-technical way.
  • To develop business analytics professionals with a sound theoretical understanding of organisational activities and the complexities that arise in the management of and interrelationships that exist between them.
  • To develop skills in using specialist vendor-based and open-source software, which are used widely in the business world and are considered some of the world¿s leading industry standard data analytics software.
  • To develop the necessary skills required to appropriately frame and ask appropriate questions regarding data to relevant stakeholders.

Programme learning outcomes

Attributes Developed Awards Ref.
Critically evaluate relevant management approaches and techniques within organisations in a global context. KT BSc (Hons)
Integrate theory and practice of appropriate frameworks, models, techniques, and tools relevant to Business Analytics in a range of organisational situations. KT BSc (Hons)
Appraise and apply multi-disciplinary management techniques to complex problems, formulate solutions and present results in a persuasive manner. CP BSc (Hons)
Critically reflect on the ethical, social and sustainability issues likely to arise in the conduct of business + negotiate solutions with key stakeholders. C BSc (Hons)
Demonstrate professional digital competences in a broad range of skills that are relevant to the needs of future managers, executives, and other professionals. PT Ord, BSc (Hons)
Evaluate and apply enhanced critical thinking, analysis, and synthesis; numeracy; reasoning; communication; presentation; computing; report writing, problem solving; research; interactive and group skills. T Ord, BSc (Hons)
Apply relevant management approaches and techniques to examine the performance of organisations in various business contexts and environments. K Ord, BSc (Hons)
Recognise the contexts in which Business Analytics operate and how it relates to other business departments. K DipHE, Ord, BSc (Hons)
Select and apply management techniques to well defined problems, analyse results, draw appropriate conclusions, and present the results in an appropriate format. CP DipHE, Ord, BSc (Hons)
Demonstrate an awareness of and plan possible solutions for the ethical social and sustainable issues likely to arise in the conduct of business practice in diverse cultural contexts. C DipHE, Ord, BSc (Hons)
Apply a range of professional and digital competences that are relevant to the needs of future managers. PT DipHE, Ord, BSc (Hons)
Demonstrate and apply analysis techniques; critical thinking; problem solving methodologies; numerical reasoning; to appropriately communicate information, arguments, and analysis to a required audience . PT DipHE, Ord, BSc (Hons)
Demonstrate an ability to evaluate a range of methods and techniques for capturing and managing big data to contribute to organisational sustainability. KC DipHE, Ord, BSc (Hons)
Select and apply management techniques to simple problems, draw appropriate conclusions based on data and present the results in an appropriate format. C DipHE, Ord, BSc (Hons)
Demonstrate professional competences in the use of digital technologies relevant to the needs of future managers. PT DipHE, Ord, BSc (Hons)
Demonstrate professional competences in the use of digital technologies relevant to the needs of future managers. KPT DipHE, Ord, BSc (Hons)
Demonstrate key business skills (applicable to students who undertake the Professional Training Year). P
Analysis of business operations (applicable to students who undertake the Professional Training Year). P
Self- reflection and awareness (applicable to students who undertake the Professional Training Year). P

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 Y
Professional Training Year (PTY) Y
Placement(s) (study or work that are not part of PTY) N
Clinical Placement(s) (that are not part of the PTY scheme) N
Study exchange (Level 5) Y
Dual degree N

Other information

Surrey's Curriculum Framework is committed to developing graduates with strengths in Employability, Digital Capabilities, Global and Cultural Capabilities, Sustainability and Resourcefulness and Resilience.

Employability - Our programme provides graduates with the skills, capabilities, and methodological toolkit to become analytics practitioners who achieve rewarding and fulfilling employment and who can make a positive contribution to today¿s working world. Our teaching is research-led and industry-focused, which provides students with global perspectives on the challenges and opportunities in the discipline of Business Analytic. Our graduates are also equipped with the interpersonal, communication, and information dissemination skills required by modern businesses. Key modules will also teach students to reflect on, navigate, and manage a fulfilling and enduring career in analytics and beyond.

Global and Cultural Capabilities ¿ Our campus, student body, and teaching team are truly international and bring an array of ideas, perspectives, experiences, backgrounds, and cultural knowledge to our programme. Our modules do not have a singular geographic focus and students are immersed in a broad range of knowledge and challenged to develop their cultural competencies by being open to alternative ideas and different understanding. In-class discussions, group tasks and assessments foster trust, and inclusivity and develop students¿ appreciation for alternative cultures, ways of working and worldviews.

Digital Capabilities -Surrey students will be prepared for the digital future. Digital skills are embedded in modules and assessments across the programme. Business Analytics graduates will be introduced to relevant software for statistical analysis, simulation development, visualisation, data mining and data led decision making. Analytics students will develop relevant industry skills to innovate, communicate and problem solve using appropriate software, and to present solutions to general audiences. Students will also develop the skills and knowledge to live and work in the digital society experienced by businesses today and tomorrow.

Sustainability ¿The Programme aims to develop students¿ understanding, awareness, and capability to both predict the future of and develop innovative analytics solutions to deal with specific sustainability and ethically related areas such as socially responsible business practices and strategies. Ethical decision making and analytics methods are fundamental to modern businesses and students will develop the knowledge and capacity to become leaders for positive future change and sustainable business practice.

Resourcefulness and Resilience ¿ Building resourcefulness and resilience is a key element of this programme. Students will be given the freedom to act effectively, to use information and resources wisely and efficiently within a challenging yet supportive module structure. Student success is developed through both formative and summative assessment, with feedback focused on development and improvement. Classroom activities, laboratory and group work build skills around analytics, data management, problem solving, self-efficacy, while also encouraging determination, flexibility, and adaptability in the face of change and disruption.

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 2025/6 academic year.