Bachelor in Data and Business Analytics
- Core Courses
- Obligatory Courses
- Capstone Project
- Credits needed to graduate
* Our career-focused electives and projects allow you to apply the knowledge and skills gained during your bachelor to a range of industries and job types. These electives will be taken alongside students of other HST Bachelors to develop your ability to work in multidisciplinary teams.
** This study is under review and may be subject to change.
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Bachelor in Bachelor in Data and Business Analytics in a Nutshell
FIRST YEAR - Common year (shared with the Bachelor in Behavioral Science)
The first year gives an introduction to the foundations of the liberal sciences. Get a grounding in key research methods, applying them to solve technology-related problems, as well as meeting challenges in the social and behavioral sciences. In addition, familiarize yourself with the fundamentals of business, statistics, technology and programming, preparing you for your future as a successful data scientist.
SECOND YEAR - Proficiency
The second year opens you up to the latest technologies and tools available in the market to use the power of data. Get further insights into programming, database modeling, machine learning, forecasting time series and big data technology. You’ll also gain the in-depth statistics and mathematics knowledge you’ll need to interpret and analyze data. With participation in workshops and boot camps, you will also develop teamwork and other soft skills to build a strong, well-rounded professional profile.
THIRD YEAR - Proficiency
Dive into the data analytics technologies needed to harness the power of data. In hands-on, practice-based classes you’ll learn by applying recommendation engines, advanced machine learning, cloud computing, semantic analysis, artificial intelligence and parallel computing technologies to real-world challenges. In this year you’ll also participate in a datathon: an intensive competition where you apply all you’ve learned so far to solve a real business problem by using, crunching and analyzing data.
FOURTH YEAR - Career preparation & advanced topics
In your last year, you’ll be exposed to the professional world through career-orientated specializations. Choose from a range of electives and courses, selecting those to take you toward your favored area or industry. You’ll also take the most advanced courses on software development, business analytics and data privacy, preparing you for the real world. Then you’ll deliver a final (capstone) project in which you’ll use all your acquired knowledge and skills to solve a problem of your choice, with the help of a tutor.