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BA (Hons)

How long you will study
3 Years

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full-time

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September

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About Computing in Business at School of Computing and Engineering, University of Huddersfield

Entry RequirementsWe would normally expect you to have either: i. A minimum of 180 points from A2 or AS levels. ii.A minimum of 180 points from a Vocational A level double award. iii. BTEC national Diploma(Merit, Merit, Pass). iv. Access course with 65% average. Other suitable experience or qualifications will considered, for example for mature applicants, will be considered. We consider all applications on an individual basis. Additional requirements for these courses are normally GCSE in English at grade C or above (or the BTEC Language and Communications Unit) and Mathematics at grade C or above. We can, however, provide assistance for students who do not possess GCSE Maths or English at grade C as above. We do not require students to have prior computing qualifications.IntroductionAccording to the recent ‘Developing the Future’ report commissioned by Microsoft the UK’s IT industry faces a potential skills shortage particularly as employers are looking for graduates with computing and business skills. Consequently there has never been a better opportunity for you to study this course which will not only enhance your knowledge and understanding about the intersection between business and computing but also help you to develop the skills required of future business computing professionals. The course enhances your future employment and promotion prospects by focusing on the strategic, technical, organisational and human aspects of computing in business. If you are interested in furthering your current knowledge and skills then contact us to find how this course will enhance your prospects in a challenging, rewarding and exciting profession experiencing massive growth.Course StructureYear 1Introduction to Web Programming Introduction to Application Development Developing Database Applications Fundamentals of Information Systems Professional Skills and Integrative Project 1 Introduction to BusinessYear 2Website Development Application Development Designing Information Systems for People Professional Issues and Project Management Integrative and Group Project ManagementYear 3 (optional) Supervised Work Experience Many students choose to spend a year with an organisation that can offer relevant experience of information systems.Final YearSystems Strategy Individual Project Strategic management Plus two option modulesTeaching and AssessmentYou will learn in a variety of styles, including seminars, tutorials, workshops, presentations and lectures. You will be assessed by coursework, project reports, software products, presentations and a variety of in-class tests and examination formats.Career OpportunitiesAs a business computing professional, you might specialise in areas such as systems/business analysis, systems design, business applications development, web design and development of e-business solutions. As virtually all modern organisations depend heavily on computer based systems, there are many career opportunities for business computing graduates.PlacementThe optional 12-month work placement will provide you with an opportunity for you to test the skills and knowledge learned during the first two years of your studies in a real work environment. Companies that have recently provided placement opportunities for our students include IBM, Microsoft, British Airways, HBOS, NHS, Kirklees Council, Hose of Fraser, Grattan and Coors Brewers.Special FeaturesThese degrees provide exemption from the professional examinations of the British Computer Society.

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