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Business Analyst: the most interesting job you’ve never heard of

Business Analysts are actually one of the most important, demanding and intellectually satisfying roles in both the public and private sectors today. Read this article to discover just six of the ways in which business analysts make a difference in the world today.

The COVID-19 effect: how has widespread digitisation impacted financial services?

Primarily through the use of online platforms, automation and AI, Fintech streamlines processes and makes access to financial services easier for customers. Discover how financial landscapes are becoming increasingly digitised.

How do politics shape financial landscapes?

The relationship between economics and politics is complex and interrelated. For anyone working in the field of economics, an understanding of the political economy is essential. Find out more about how the politics of a country shape its economy. 

A closer look at programming for Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence online MScs

Discover more about the way in which both online MScs cover programming, and find out more about some of the other key skills the courses will equip you with, including critical problem solving, communication of technical and complex ideas and designing efficient, ethical processes.

Descriptive, predictive and prescriptive: three types of business analytics

Despite the clear benefits of using data analytics in decision making, many organisations are still lacking the skills they need to optimise them. Find out more about the different types of analytics and how they come into play in business.

The future of algorithmic and computer trading in financial markets

The development and application of new technology, coupled with the increasing complexity of financial and trading markets, will have a huge impact on their future. Discover why in this piece.

Risk vs opportunity: the relationship between the economy and climate change

The effects of climate change extend far beyond the environment, having an impact on everything from international security to healthcare and the economy. This article discusses how banking and finance industries are changing the way they operate in preparation for a more environmentally sustainable future.

A digital shift: how COVID-19 has impacted business models

All businesses need a business model to ensure their organisation is viable. Find out how COVID-19 has the emphasised need for organisational flexibility and what this has meant for various business models in practical terms.

Why the world needs you to be a business analyst

Discover why business analytics are vital to a range of distinct industries, and find out more about where BA has impact in today’s fast paced world.

Accessing online guidance and support with us

As an online student at the University of Bath, you will receive continued support throughout your studies. Find out where you can access online support with the University of Bath.