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- Convert organisational needs into Business Requirements that drive strategic improvements.
- Develop and interpret the results of analytical work for actionable insights.
- Explore aspects of digital innovation in a variety of contexts including marketing, customer service, finance, retail, healthcare and social media.
- Learn introductory coding and Data Science.
- Work with local businesses on real projects.
- Study a language or specialist business subject in your elective module.
- Undertake a year-long paid work placement and optional semester abroad.
This course is about preparing you to become an integral team member in the digital evolution of organisations.
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 with real businesses
- 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. Your established track record in industry will help you to gain higher paid roles when you graduate.
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 will solve real-world client decision problems in a number of modules over your time on your course, including a consultancy assignment in your third year. This combination of theory and practice with real organisations is designed to support your personal and professional development as you become a more capable Business Analyst.
This course prepares you for a career as a
- business analyst
- requirements manager
- business intelligence analyst
- management information analyst
- customer insight manager
- marketing insight manager
- data insight analyst
- data manager
- data strategist
- big data analyst
- chief insight officer
As a graduate you will become a business consultant and trusted advisor in organisations looking to adopt new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence to transform how they deliver customer value.
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
- azure notebooks (jupyter notebooks)
- python / pandas / SQL
This must include at least 64 points from 2 A Levels or equivalent BTEC qualifications. For example:
- BBC at A Level
- DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma.
- A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies
- English language or literature at grade C or 4
- Maths at grade D or 3
• Access - an Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 credits at level 3 and 15 credits at level 2. At least 15 level 3 credits must be at merit grade or above, from a QAA-recognised Access to HE course, or an equivalent Access to HE certificate.
If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent.
If you do not have any of the qualifications above but have relevant experience you are welcome to discuss potential opportunities with the admissions tutor.
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'.
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.
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: Foreign Language||Credits: 20||
|Module: Global Business Environment||Credits: 20||
|Module: Applied Financial Management||Credits: 20|
|Module: Applied Professional Skills||Credits: 20|
|Module: Data And Business Decisions||Credits: 20|
|Module: Data Science||Credits: 20|
|Module: Performance Measurement And Operations||Credits: 20|
|Module: Business Law||Credits: 20|
|Module: Essential It Skills For Business||Credits: 20|
|Module: Foreign Language||Credits: 20|
|Module: Leading And Managing Teams||Credits: 20|
|Module: Managing International Business||Credits: 20|
|Module: Planning Your Own Business||Credits: 20|
|Module: Service And Retail Marketing||Credits: 20|
|Module: Placement Year||Credits: -|
|Module: Applied Analytics||Credits: 20|
|Module: Business Intelligence And Modelling||Credits: 20|
|Module: Consultancy Project||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 Fluency For Decision Making||Credits: 20|
|Module: Financial Performance Management||Credits: 20|
|Module: Foreign Language||Credits: 20|
|Module: Leadership In Contemporary Organisations||Credits: 20|
|Module: Managing For Success||Credits: 20|
|Module: Managing The Digital Enterprise||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 2020/21 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 2020/21 is £13,650 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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