BSc Business Computing & IT

Aston University
En Birmingham (Inglaterra)

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Tipología Bachelor's degree
Lugar Birmingham (Inglaterra)
Inicio Septiembre 2018
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Birmingham (Inglaterra)
  • Inicio:
    Septiembre 2018

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-2018
West Midlands, B4 7ET, West Midlands, Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

IT Law
IT Management
IT Management
IT Law


4 year with integrated placement year / 3 year course without integrated placement year option only available for non-EU students  

UCAS Code: NG45
Typical offers:
A Levels: AAB - ABB 
IB: 32 points overall in the IB diploma with 6,6,5 - 6,5,5 at HL. Minimum scores of 5 in English and Maths at Standard level.
BTEC, Access & other: BTEC Extended Diploma DDD. Access to HE students are eligible to apply for this course.

Further requirements:
5 GCSE grades A* - C to include:
GCSE Maths – grade C/4
GCSE English – grade C/4
Please note that General Studies does not contribute towards the UCAS points requirement but is welcomed as an additional qualification.

Tuition fees: £9,250 (£1,250 during placement year) for UK/EU students. £14,630 for International students (£2,500 during placement year) (2017). More on fees  

The information contained on this website details the typical entry requirements for this course for the most commonly offered qualifications. Applicants with alternative qualifications may wish to enquire with the relevant admissions teams prior to application whether or not their qualifications are deemed acceptable. For less commonly encountered qualifications this will be judged on a case-by-case basis in consultation with the academic admissions tutor.

  • 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. 

    Year 1

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

    • Applications Development
    • Introductory Accounting for Business
    • Introduction to Organisation Behaviour
    • Introduction to Marketing Management
    • Principles of Operations Management
    • Business Analysis Tools
    • Foundations of Business Analytics
    • Economic Environment of Business

    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 Using Accounting Information
    • Financial Accounting
    • Effective Teamwork
    • Strategy for Future Leaders
    • Principles of Intellectual Property Law
    • Principles of Commercial Law
    • Introduction to 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)