BSc Computing for Business

Aston University
En Birmingham (Inglaterra)

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  • Birmingham (Inglaterra)
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We focus on the design, construction and application of computing systems to meet the requirements of business organisations.

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Requisitos: Why choose this course? Top 10 in the UK for overall student satisfaction (2015 Guardian University Guide) 93% of Aston’s Computer Science graduates achieved a graduate-level job or continued in further study within 6 months of graduating according to the latest Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey. Accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS) Accredited by the Tech Partnership as an ITMB programme Gain practical experience of software engineering in an international industrial context linked to student-run software development organisation...

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West Midlands, B4 7ET, West Midlands, Inglaterra
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IT Management
Construction Training
Skills and Training


3 years full-time / 4 years full-time with integrated placement year

Please note: this is an E-skills Information Technology Management for Business (ITMB) programme.

UCAS Code: G460

Typical offer level
A Level:
BTEC National Diploma: DDD in relevant National Diploma
IB: 32 points

Specific subject requirements
A Level: Maths or Computing or Business preferred but not essential
General Studies accepted
GCSE: Maths Grade B and English Grade C
A suitable combination of two A Level and two AS Level subjects may be accepted
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Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification. Find out more about our English language requirements 

Tuition fees:

£9,000 (£1,000 during placement year) for UK/EU students (2016/17)                                  £14,800 Outside EU students (2016/17)

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Applicants receiving offers are invited to an open day.

The BSc Computing for Business aims to produce Graduate Software Developers who specialise in managing software development for business.  We focus on the design, construction and application of computing systems to meet the requirements of business organisations.

The Aston University Computing for Business programme is one of only 13 in the UK to be endorsed as an ITMB programme by the E-skills council, giving our students access to top companies, projects and graduate opportunities. Aston also offers an optional integrated placement year.

You will extend your knowledge beynd the traditional business use of IT and be fully up to speed with new developments with the internet, e-business and distributed computing/multimedia systems.

Subject Guide & Modules:

This programme has two main study themes: the methods of computing and how businesses operate and exploit computing effectively.  The core of this programme is the design and construction of systems to inform management decision-making and facilitate business activity. 

Computing for Business is approximately two thirds computing and one third business with considerable emphasis given to the integration of the two subjects. 

Since students join the programme from a variety of different backgrounds, year one brings everyone to the same level of knowledge.  The principles of computer programme design and business organisation provide a firm grounding for the remaining two years of the programme.  A wide range of options in the final year allow you to select specialised topics of particular interest to your chosen career.

Year 1
  • Principles of Financial Accounting (BF1101)
  • Introduction to Organisational Behaviour (BH1107)
  • Foundations of Business Analytics (BN1115)
  • Economic Environment of Business (BS1102)
  • Java Programming Foundations (CB) (CS1020) 
  • Academic and Professional Communication Skills (CS1150)
  • Introduction to Computer Systems (CS1170)
  • Internet Computing (CS1240)
  • Problem Solving (CS1320)
  •  Information Systems and Databases (CS1050)
Year 2 
  • Management Accounting (BF2262)
  • Business Analytics and Data Mining (BN2254)
  • Business Policy (BS2232)
  • Group Project (CB) (CS2000)
  • Software Lifecycle and Design (CS2090)
  • Professional and Social Aspects of Computing (CS2160)
  • Human-Computer Interaction (CS2260)
  • Java Program Construction (CS2300)
  • Internet Applications and Techniques (CS2410)
  • Project Management (LT2306)
Year 3 - Optional placement year
  • EAS Study Placement Year (SEP001)
  • EAS Industrial Placement Year (SEP002)

See placement year section below or find out more about the Aston placement year.

Final Year
Core modules
  • Entrepreneurial Strategy (BS3357)
  • Individual Project (CS3010)
  • Software Project Management (CS3360) 
  • Information Security (CS3190)
  • Enterprise Computing Strategies (CS3460)

Optional modules:

  • Principles of Finance (BF3351)
  • Effective Teamwork (BH2286)
  • Digital Marketing (BM2243)
  • Marketing (BM2257)
  • Consumer Behaviour (BM3376)
  • Advanced Consumer Behaviour (BM3377)
  • Knowledge at Work (BN3386)
  • Value-Based Strategy (BS3352)
  • Enterprise Application Technology (CS3160)
  • Geographic Information Systems (CS3210)
  • Testing and Reliable Software Engineering (CS3270) 
  • Multi Agent Systems (CS3340)
  • Interaction Design (CS3410)
  • Data Mining (CS3440)
  • Advanced Database Systems (CS3800)
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