This is one of several subject combinations available in our #Diploma of Higher Education in Computing & IT and a second subject [W42]#. With this diploma, you can specialise in an area of computing and IT and combine it with business, dividing your time equally between subjects. Computing and business have become closely intertwined throughout the world of work. You will gain insight into all facets of the world of business: markets, organisations, processes, strategies, policies and decision making. You can choose the focus for your studies in computing & IT, selecting from computer science, digital technologies, networking, software development or web development. On completion of this degree, you will have the knowledge and skills to take part in the management and execution of computer-related projects in a business setting.
This qualification develops your learning in four main areas:
- Knowledge and understanding
- Cognitive skills
- Practical and professional skills
- Key skills
The level and depth of your learning gradually increases as you work through the qualification. You'll be supported throughout by the OU's unique style of teaching and assessment - which includes a personal tutor to guide and comment on your work; top quality course texts; e-learning resources like podcasts, interactive media and online materials; tutorial groups and community forums.