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International: £13,250 per year (£1,200 for placement year)
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- Learn to manage and interpret the results of analytical work to provide business insight.
- Apply knowledge in a variety of contexts including marketing, customer service, finance, retail, healthcare and social media.
- Study a language or specialist business subject in your elective module.
- Undertake a year-long paid work placement and optional semester abroad.
Understand, analyse and interpret data and information and present decision making options with conviction. Study areas including markets and customers, introductory investment appraisal and foundational statistics, all to help you make better decisions to develop profitable and sustainable businesses.
Watch student Maksymilian Zon talk about what it’s like to study at Sheffield Business School.
How you learn
Your lecturer's view
Following a highly practical approach, your learning takes place in a wide variety of settings in order to cater to different learning styles and behaviours.
You learn through:
- live projects
- work placement
- semester abroad
- self-study and collaborative work
- analytical study and critical thinking
- class discussions and problem-solving
Course leaders and tutors
You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your second and third years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career with companies such as GSK, NHS, Microsoft, SAP and Virgin. Salaries of up to £30,000 are possible.
You also have the option to study abroad for a semester in your second year if you are successful in applying to the global mobility initiative, which allows you to choose from over 40 European destinations and 20 other international university partnerships under English instruction.
With the support of academics you are asked to solve a real-world client decision problem through a consultancy assignment in your third year. You are prepared for this task as the assignment synthesises the learning from the previous three/four years' experience.
This course prepares you for a career as a
- business analyst
- senior data insight analyst
- data analyst
- customer insight manager
- marketing insight manager
- big data analyst
- data research and collection officer
- business intelligence analyst
- marketing manager
Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for
- Virgin Media
Where will I study?
You study at City Campus
City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.City Campus map
Adsetts Library is located on our City Campus. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.Learn more
Equipment and facilities
On this course you work with
- software applications including Microsoft Office Specialist
- Bloomberg trading suite
- simulation and software and database technologies
- additional digital resources
GCSEs Maths grade D or 3 and English Language grade C. Equivalencies are accepted.
80 UCAS points, including 48 points from two A levels, or equivalent, or an alternative qualification such as an Access course. You must have at least one A level (minimum grade E), one AS level (minimum grade C) or one GCSE (minimum grade B) in one of your chosen programme languages.
Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.
Additional information for EU/International students
If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.
For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.
The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19.
You can take an optional placement in year three.
|Module: Business Statistics||Credits: 20||
|Module: Data Analysis For Business Decisions||Credits: 20||
|Module: Developing Professional And Academic Skills||Credits: 20||
|Module: People And Organisations In Context||Credits: 20||
|Module: Requirements Management||Credits: 20||
|Module: Global Business Environment||Credits: 20||
|Module: Data And Business Decisions||Credits: 20|
|Module: Data Science||Credits: 20|
|Module: Financial Management Applications||Credits: 20|
|Module: Performance Measurement And Operations||Credits: 20|
|Module: Placement Year||Credits: -|
|Module: Applied Analytics||Credits: 20|
|Module: Business Intelligence And Modelling||Credits: 20|
|Module: Strategy, Ethics, Privacy And Social Responsibility||Credits: 20|
|Module: Strategy Projects And People||Credits: 20|
|Module: Business In The European Economy||Credits: 20|
|Module: Business Operations And Project Management||Credits: 20|
|Module: Consultancy Skills For Organisational Change||Credits: 20|
|Module: Contemporary Issues In International Business||Credits: 20|
|Module: Contemporary Issues In Marketing||Credits: 20|
|Module: Customer Psychology||Credits: 20|
|Module: Financial Performance Management||Credits: 20|
|Module: Leadership In Contemporary Organisations||Credits: 20|
|Module: Managing For Success||Credits: 20|
|Module: Sustainable And Responsible Business In The C21 - Contemporary Challenges||Credits: 20|
Fees and funding
Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2019/20 is £9,250 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.
† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.
Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £13,250 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.
Financial support for home/EU students
How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.
Additional course costs
This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.Additional costs for Business and management courses (PDF)
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