The Bachelor of Business Analytics (Hons) provides students with the knowledge and applied skills in Big Data processing to effectively deal with the rapidly emerging field of Business Analytics.
Using business analytics tools and techniques, students will be able to develop critical thinking and analytical skills to process Big Data for problem solving and decision making. This programme equips students with ability to transform data into powerful and predictive insights to respond to the global Big Data Revolution. The programme is well-balanced and comprehensive by offering various subjects in IT and business analytics in addition to a full range of business core subjects.
On successful completion of the programme, the graduates will also be awarded with a degree from Lancaster University. They will be awarded two certificates, making them graduates of both Sunway University and Lancaster University.
“By the year 2020, it is envisioned that Malaysia will need to reach 20,000 Data Professionals” – Multimedia Development Corporation (MDEC, 2015)
‘There are currently around 8,000 such professionals in the country’. (MDEC, 2018)
Nearly half (46%) of CIOs said they suffered from a skilled shortage in big data analytics. (KPMG CIO Survey 2019) More than 151,000 data scientist jobs going unfilled across the U.S (2018 LinkedIn Workforce Report)
January, March & August
3 Years (full-time)
Average C or CGPA 2.00 (minimum 2 Principals)
Minimum 12 points (Minimum Grade D in at least 2 subjects)
Monash University Foundation Year
Sunway Foundation in Arts
Sunway Foundation in Science Technology
CAVG 50% or CGPA 2.0
* Students may obtain advanced standing if credit transfer requirements are met.
Unified Examination Certificate
Maximum 28 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs including Mathematics)
Completed with minimum 24 points (excluding bonus points)
Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis
Credit in Mathematics at SPM or its equivalent
IELTS or equivalent 6.0
TOEFL 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), 80 (internet-based)
MUET Band 4
SPM English B3 or B+
UEC English B4
O-Level English (1119) Credit
Sunway Intensive English Programme (IEP) Pass Level 4 with minimum 65%
ESL/English Satisfactory level in Pre-University programmes, where the medium of instruction is English