BSc (Hons) Business Statistics

An Inspired Choice to Join the Growing Career of Business Analysts.

Businesses are being driven forward by data analytics. Business analytics professionals evaluate available data to get a better understanding of a company’s history and current situation, estimate likely outcomes, and take efficient steps utilising sophisticated methodologies such as data mining, exploratory and predictive models, and so on.
This programme is intended to provide students with both academic and practical statistical abilities for use in the business. Among the topics covered in the programme include computer science, education, economics, and marketing. After completion of the programme, the graduates will be expected to (i) have adequate statistical skills for data analysis and interpretation; (ii) have gained a broad understanding of statistical decision making for industrial problems; and (iii) demonstrate an understanding of statistical packages required for computational statistics.

Career Prospects

  • This honours programme assists in providing the necessary tools for effective statistics application in a wide range of industrial sectors such as education, consulting firms, agriculture, medicine and healthcare sectors, offshore companies, financial institutions, government agencies, economics, marketing, engineering, IT, energy companies, meteorological services, investment firms, banks, and insurance, among others.

Objectives

Acquire adequate statistical skills for data analysis and interpretation
Gain a broad insight in statistical decision making for industrial problems
Demonstrate an understanding of statistical packages required for computational statistics
Show an ability to conduct surveys
Develop a sense of critical statistical reasoning
Build the necessary confidence in working independently

Requirements

  • As per UTM’s Admissions Regulations.
  • EITHER
  • ‘A’ Level in Mathematics
  • OR
  • At least a grade ‘b’ in ‘AS’ Level Mathematics

Curriculum

29 Lessons3 / 4 Years

Level 1

Calculus Fundamentals
Business Economics
Statistics Essentials
Accounting
Statistical Computing I
Matrices and Advanced Calculus
Multivariate Statistics
Statistical Reasoning
Statistical Process Control
Data Analysis and Visualization

Level 2

Level 3