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Finance and Business Analytics

Studying the application of appropriate financial technology and analytical skills is now more than ever a growing priority, particular for finance professionals.

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Degree

(BSc (Hons)) Finance and Business Analytics

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Degree Duration

4 years :

1 year pathway + 3 year degree

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Pathways Available

International Foundation Year | International Year Zero

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Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

In an increasingly competitive environments, professionals within the financial sector require a more detailed view of their organisations financial data.
This degree programme is designed with inputs from leading industry professionals and strikes a balance between the mechanics of analytical methods and the dynamic finance-related decision-making process. The aim of this programme aims to develop students as finance professionals of the future who, equipped with analytics skills, have the appropriate attributes to reduce risks through making smarter, timely and more accurate financial decisions.
Students of this course will gain technical data science skills and non-technical management skills along with a deep understanding of the application of analytics within the context of financial management.

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  • There may be additional costs that you may incur as a student such printing, stationary and PC if needed.

Why Study this Degree

Bradford's business school holds the triple accreditations of Equis, AMBA and AACSB, often referred to as the "Triple Crown".

Throughout this programme, you will have the opportunity to familiarise yourself with specialist business analytics software, SAS, who are considered one of the world’s leading industry standard data analytics software providers and are widely used in the business world.

Your Pathways

The IFY will prepare you for the first year of your undergraduate degree. It’s made up of several core and subject-specific modules that will give you a greater understanding of your chosen subject area. The skills you develop through this programme will help you in your chosen degree, in your future career, and in all aspects of life.

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The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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University of Bradford

The University combines academic teaching with industry expertise to create a learning environment and culture that fosters innovation and excellence. This approach helps you to develop skills and gain practical experience that is highly valued by future employers.

Formed in 1832 as the Mechanics Institute, in 1966 the University of Bradford became Britain’s 40th university. Over its 50 years the University has innovated and proven its excellence, more recently, ranked top 3 in the UK for work experience and careers and employment services and won University of the Year for Social Inclusion.

The University of Bradford is made up of four academic faculties with each covering a broad range of specialisms:

  • Faculty of Engineering & Informatics
  • Faculty of Health Studies
  • Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Faculty of Management, Law & Social Sciences