University of Bradford
Finance and Business Analytics BSc (Hons)
**Academic Requirement at Undergraduate level for students with British Qualifications stay the same regardless of the Student's country of residence.
A personal statement, 1 academic reference letter from school or college.
About The Program
About The University
IELTS for UKVI 6.0 (No less than 5.0 in any section)
Minimimum Academic Requirement
English Proficiency Requirement
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The University of Bradford offers a wide range of financial help to assist you on your university journey, and invests over £4m annually in the Access Agreement and other scholarships to support students from all backgrounds. Students from Bangladesh are eligible for a 2000 GBP scholarship per year for undergraduate programs. Students from Pakistan, Nepal and India are eligible to apply for Vice Chancellors Scholarship and also other scholarship where the amount varies from 2,500 GBP to 4000 GBP per year.
The application of appropriate financial technology and analytical skills is a growing priority, particular for finance professionals. In increasingly competitive environments, professionals within the financial sector require a more detailed view of their organisations financial data.
This 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. We aim to develop our 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 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. The core ethos of the programme is designed in accordance with the University’s mission ‘Making Knowledge Work’ in order to provide latest Finance and Business analytics skills for making informed decisions and foster a better quality of finance management as a profession.
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, widely used in the business world. You'll also learn about additional tools and techniques necessary for managing your self-development as a manager in alignment with your career aspirations in an inspiring and innovation led environment.
You will develop your understanding of topics such as:
Financial Analytics and Accounting
Multinational Finance and Investment
Fundamentals of Business Analytics and Artificial Intelligence
Big Data Analytics for Business
Risk Management and Derivatives
In addition, our research-focused academics will facilitate your learning throughout the duration of this degree programme, ensuring you remain up to date with the latest trends in the area of Finance and Business Analytics. Through innovative teaching and practical application, this programme aims at incorporating finance and business analytics, therefore placing you at the forefront of graduate competition for roles such as Financial Analyst, Audit Analyst, Finance Manager, Business Development Manager and many others.
1st year- Fundamentals and Business Analytics, Introduction to Finance, Introduction to Accounting, Principles of Marketing, Foundations of Marketing, Business Economics.
2nd year- Big Data Analytics for Business, Employability and Enterprise Skills, Financial Management, Business Forecasting and Analysis, Financial Management, Multinational Finance and Investment.
3rd year- Work Placement or Study Abroad.
In sandwich year the University provide access to high-quality internship opportunities at a variety of employers. A placement year, taken in year three of the programme, enables you to develop your skills and professional confidence and boost your employability on graduation.
The University of Bradford has always been pioneers in developing new course subjects and modes of teaching, reflecting and anticipating the needs of employers, students, and of society as a whole, the course provision and research strategy is designed in response to the changing business, social, scientific and environmental landscape.
With over 50 years of academic excellence behind the University continue to grow our international reputation, course provision, and research impact.
Today the University's associations and networks span the globe; from strong links to leading local and national employers, to academic partner institutions, to the World Technology Universities Network, this University is an outward facing institution committed to the creation, dissemination, and application of knowledge for the benefit of global society.
There is an alumni community of more than 140,000 graduates in over 175 countries worldwide.
Distance Learning MBA ranked the best value for money in the world, 4th in the world for career progress, and 10th in the world overall (Financial Times Online MBA Ranking 2019)
Top 10 in UK for Chemical Engineering (Guardian University League Tables 2019)
Top 10 in UK for Forensic Science, Medical Technology, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, and Physiotherapy (Complete University Guide 2020)
Key facts and statistics
8,564 students in the 2018/2019 academic year
- 7,197 undergraduate
- 1,042 postgraduate taught
- 325 postgraduate research
- 7,693 full-time, 871 part-time
- 7,177 UK residence, 368 EU, 1,019 non-EU
1499 staff in the 2018/2019 academic year
Over 140,000 alumni across 175 countries
A successor to the Bradford Mechanics Institute, Bradford Technical College, and the Bradford Institute of Technology, the University of Bradford became the UK’s fortieth University in 1966 and has continued to grow ever since.
Student population is now almost 10,000, bringing students from 150 nations together in one place of learning excellence.
After Bradford Institute of Technology was granted a Royal Charter and the University of Bradford was established, British Prime Minister Harold Wilson was installed as the first Chancellor. Today, that role belongs to Kate Swann, a respected leader in the UK business world.
The University's Business School is one of the oldest in the UK, continues to be a world leader in business and management education, research and knowledge transfer. It is one of only a small number of business schools across the world with the coveted triple-crown of Accreditations.
In 2018 It became the first British University of Sanctuary. This builds on our history and culture of welcome and inclusion, which was established through the creation of the first British University Peace Studies department in 1973.