Bachelor’s in Data Science & Business Analytics


The Bachelor’s in Data Science & Business Analytics is designed by the LSE, awarded by the University of London and taught in small-class at Forward College campuses in 3 different European capitals.


Forward College Bachelor’s tuition programme includes:

  • 100% small group teaching (on average 15 students per class)
  • Weekly one-on-one tutoring for individualised feedback and guidance
  • Frequent evaluations to track your progress throughout the year and ensure your success at the final exams
  • Induction programme where you will better understand your learning style and adopt the most relevant learning methods for you
  • Conduct data analysis and draw actional conclusions from computer output
  • Use complex mathematical and statistical models to tackle real-world problems
  • Navigate the intersection of business, management and data.

With some analysts predicting a global shortage of data scientists lasting for the next 10 years, graduates from these programmes will be in demand from companies in fields from finance and e-commerce, to health, sport and retail. Students will also gain the knowledge and skills they need to progress in postgraduate study. The programme balances methodology and application, providing the training needed for employment in numerous fields as a data scientist, analyst or similar. Students will gain the ability to think critically and independently and develop a range of skills and knowledge that marks them out from the crowd.

The building blocks of
the programme

This degree has been designed by LSE as business decisions are more and more driven by data. Data science has become a core skill and meets a rapidly growing demand. It prepares you for postgraduate opportunities and rewarding careers in data science, analytics and other growing fields.

As with all BSc Programmes designed by the LSE (London School of Economics), students take four courses each year, made up of a combination of compulsory and optional choices.

NB: availability of courses depends on student interest, and not all of the below courses may be available for study during years 2 and 3. Some courses carry pre-requisites – please refer to the UoL course list for additional information. Please note that students select a maximum of 4 courses per year of study.

Before graduating from Forward College, we recommend students pursue an internship, whether for career exploration purposes or to gain practical, valuable, and much sought-after experience. For bachelor’s students, an internship is not mandatory, but is highly recommended.

An internship during college prepares you for the world of work and its challenges.

Expected working time: 6-8 weeks
Read more about Forward’s Internship

In summary

Scholarship available


3 years

Fee €18,500 (EU/EEA/UK/Swiss students) / €22,500 (other international students)

Lisbon (year 1)
Paris (year 2)
Berlin (year 3)