Combine the skills and knowledge of a computing and business course, and develop the expertise to work effectively with information technologies and systems – alongside business practices – with this BSc (Hons) Business Computing with IT (Top-Up).
Build your technical, teamwork and research skills as you take what you’ve previously learnt and develop your ideas and materials in a critical, analytical way.
You’ll complete three units during the year, including a 60-credit specialist project. This will demonstrate your ability to undertake a substantial piece of work, showcase your knowledge and professional skills, and help you advance onto postgraduate study or a rewarding career.
- Openshaw Campus
- Full Time
- 1 year
- September 2019
Academic Entry requirements
• Foundation Degree in related subject
• HND in either Computing or Business
Non-academic entry Requirements
Mature applicants (aged 21 or over) who are able to demonstrate relevant skills or knowledge gained in employment or vocational activity will be considered and may be invited to interview.
Consideration will be given if you have significant industrial or academic experience but have no formal qualifications
What will I be studying?
Year 1: Business Systems and Practices (30 credits)
Develop your research skills in the investigation and analysis of Information Systems that are used within organisations.
Year 1: e-Enterprise Project (30 credits)
eEnterprise provides you with digital skills to establish how current organisations use technologies to enhance their business, and how start-up companies can utilise them effectively
Year 1: Negotiated Research (60 credits)
Negotiated Research is the opportunity to design and research your own specific interest within the context of the programme.
Chapman, N. (2007) Digital Media Tools
CodeAcademy - http://www.codecademy.com/
Cottrell, S. (2011) Critical Thinking Skills: Developing Effective Analysis and Argument.
Galliers, R. D. and Baker, B. S. H. (2009) Strategic Information Management: Challenges and Strategies in Managing Information Systems
Laudon, K. C. and Laudon, J. P. (2007) Management Information Systems: Managing the Digital Firm
Walliman, N. (2011) Your Research Project: Designing and Planning your Work
How will I be assessed?
The Negotiated Research unit is double weighted and 10,000 words in total over the year with presentations to propose and present your research
What are the careers that this will lead to?
Fees, Finance and Funding
Your tuition fees for each year of your course.
Help with your living costs e.g. rent, food, clothing, course materials, entertainment.
You can find more details, including the actual tuition fee charged on our Fees, Funding and Finance Page.
Course Associated Costs
Materials are provided online and assignments are submitted electronically. However, you may also wish to print other documents. Campus printing costs start from 5p per page