Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) (Business Analytics) (Top-up)

Provided by Kaplan Higher Education Academy


Awarded by University College Dublin

Course introduction


This Bachelor of Business Studies programme is designed, in the context of large bodies of data, to provide a set of analytical methods of problem solving that aid decision making. It provides students with the key analytical knowledge and theory as well as a strong grounding in the management disciplines, including strategy, marketing and operations management.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

Graduation & Degree Awarded
Students who successfully complete and pass the units stipulated in the programme structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) (Business Analytics) (Top-up) Degree from University College Dublin. The Degree will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates.
Career Opportunities

  • Analytics Consultant
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Compliance Manager
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Digital Media Consultant
  • Management Analyst
  • Operations Specialist
  • Research Analyst

Area of Studies

Core Modules
This Degree programme may be completed in a minimum of 18 months on a full-time basis. Below is the programme structure:

  • Corporate and Competitive Strategy
  • Principles of Finance
  • Digital Business
  • Economics and Market Innovations
  • The Future of Organisations and Work
  • Managing People at Work
  • Marketing in A Digital Era
  • Operations Management
  • Analytics Modelling
  • Business Analytics
  • Data analysis for Decision Makers
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Professional Business Competencies*
*The elective unit is optional for the completion of the Degree. Class commencement of the elective unit is subject to a minimal student number under the discretion of Kaplan in Singapore and the University.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements
This Degree Programme accepts a wide range of qualifications, which includes:

  • Polytechnic Diplomas
  • Kaplan Diplomas
  • Other private diplomas or foreign qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Applicants admitted to the programme may be required to undertake bridging units to fulfil the required prerequisite knowledge.
In all cases, the final decision for admission to the programme rests with the University.
English Requirement
  • Students are required to meet the University’s English language requirement. Click here for more information.

Fees & Funding

Funding / Grants
  • Other grants: Instalment, Maybank Education loan and OCBC Frank Education loan

Tuition Fees
The total fee covers University registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops, and assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.
For Singaporean/PR

  • Tuition Fee: S$25,038 (payable in 6 instalments)
  • Receive a S$400 referral fee when you recommend a friend to enrol in our Degree programme1
1Click here for Terms and Conditions for Rebates and Offers.
For International Students
  • Tuition Fee: S$34,668
Non-Tuition Fees
For Singaporean/PR
  • Non-Refundable Application Fee: S$203.30
  • Student Development Fee: S$278.202
2Payment for this fee will be included in the first instalment.
The Student Development Fee covers the provision of a comprehensive range of initiatives aimed at enhancing the career and industry-readiness of Kaplan students, such as programmes aimed at improving interpersonal skills, technical and digital skills, as well as career advisory and job matching services. More details can be found here.
For International Students
  • Non-Refundable Application Fee: S$492.20
  • Administration Fee: S$963 (includes application for Kaplan Student Access Card, Student’s Pass, Fee Protection Scheme and Medical Insurance)
All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.
Note: Fees remain subject to change. Applicant will be charged the prevailing fees at the time of application. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.
Click here for more information on Mode of Payment.
Education Loan
Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs
  • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is
  • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
  • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence
  • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years
Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. T&C apply, subject to bank’s approval.
Commencement Date
There are 2 intakes per year:
– April
– October
Please contact our programme consultant to obtain a copy of the class schedule.