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Business Forecasting and Data Analytics

This module will provide you with the principles used in forecasting and decision-making plus the practical tools to make use of available data.

You will acquire skills in model building and using appropriate software, as well as gain an understanding of the use of judgement when selecting data and variables to model.


15 Credits


Coursework (30% weighting) - The coursework assessment will be comprised of a short essay-type report on a forecasting exercise with real data.

Examination (70% weighting) - The final assessment will be based on a two-hour unseen written examination including multiple-choice and essay-type questions.

Pass Mark - To pass this module you must get a mark of at least 50% in each element of assessment, subject to the application of rules for compensation. Please see the programme regulations for more information.