Business computing & it bsc

Aston University
En Birmingham (Inglaterra)

£9.250 - ($7.839.086)

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Tipología Bachelor's degree
Inicio Birmingham (Inglaterra)
Inicio clases Septiembre 2017
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Birmingham (Inglaterra)
  • Inicio clases:
    Septiembre 2017

Enhance your interest in IT with the skills needed to provide organisations with consultative support, strategic direction and technological insight.

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Requisitos: Entry requirements A Level Entry: AAB/ABB BTEC Extended Diploma: DDD


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West Midlands, B4 7ET, West Midlands, Inglaterra
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comienzo Sep-2017
West Midlands, B4 7ET, West Midlands, Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

IT Law
IT Management


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Information Technology (IT) is vital to the management and communication of information in the modern business environment, and effective business computing requires managers with knowledge of human and managerial issues in addition to technical considerations. You will learn about the relationship between technical knowledge and human design, understanding the complex role of IT in business and how it can be used to drive change for competitive advantage.

This programme meets the needs of students interested in pursuing careers that will provide organisations with management support, advice and consultancy where computing and IT is involved. 

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Year 1

You will study a range of topics, designed to give you a solid foundation for your business degree.

  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Management Accounting
  • Introduction to Organisational Behaviour
  • International Perspectives in Organisations
  • Law for Business
  • Introduction to Marketing Management
  • Foundations of Business Analytics
  • Principles of Operations Management
  • Information Technology for Business
  • Economic Environment of Business
  • Topics in Applied Economics

Year 2 

From the second year onwards your studies focus on business computing and IT and will involve ‘hands-on’ work with spreadsheets, databases, simulations and knowledge-based systems.  Organisational aspects you will cover will include systems analysis and decision support, whilst management aspects will include effective management consultancy and the management of IT resources within a business. The compulsory modules are:
  • Business Policy
  • Strategic Finance
  • Business Game
  • Business, Government & Society 
  • Dashboards and Spreadsheets
  • IT and Web Development
  • Databases
  • Systems Analysis
  • Systems Analysis Project
You can then select two optional single modules or one double module from the following: 
  • Making Managerial Decisions
  • Financial Accounting
  • Effective Teamwork
  • Strategy for Future Leaders
  • Principles of Intellectual Property Law
  • Principles of Commercial Law
  • Market Research
  • Digital Marketing
  • Business Analytics & Data Mining
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Advanced Consumer Behaviour
  • Marketing Communications
  • Total Quality Management
  • Doing e-Business
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Operational Research Techniques
  • Business Economics
  • Language Modules at Beginners or Intermediate level (French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Japanese or Portuguese) 
Year 3 - Placement yearThe placement year will give you valuable practical experience of business computing and IT in an industrial, commercial or public sector organisation. You will spend this year in professional placement or you may choose to take up an international study opportunity at one of our partner institutions. This year is compulsory for all UK and EU students. 

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

Final Year

During your final year you will study the following compulsory modules:

  • Strategic Management
  • Effective Management Consultancy
  • Theory and Practice of e-Commerce

  • Effective Project Delivery

  • Simulation

  • Managing Information Technology in a Global Context

You will also undertake two single or one double optional module from the list below:

  • Knowledge at Work
  • International Marketing
  • Operations Strategy
  • International Operations
  • BCIT Final Year Project
  • Innovation
  • Entrepreneurial Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Data Envelopment Analysis
  • Language modules at Intermediate & Advanced level (French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Portuguese, Japanese or Arabic)